Monthly Archives: May 2010

Review: Fire by Kristin Cashore

Reading Fire is reading the best kind of coming-of-age story. The world is richly described, the characters are accessible, and Fire is a complex and mutli-faceted protagonist who at turns made me cheer and made me cry, and I quite literally chewed my nails in anxiety at points in Fire’s journey. Continue reading

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Review: Alcestis by Katharine Beutner

Reading Alcestis’ story, in her own voice, from her perception, will forever alter our view of her, her legend, and I think, the other voiceless women of myth and story. Continue reading

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10 Copyright Myths Explained

This is partially a kind of bookmark for myself, partially a way to make sure anyone who is reading my blog gets pointed toward Brad Templeton’s excellent explanation of ten big myths regarding copyright. I’ve dabbled in writing for many … Continue reading

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Review: The Dark-Hunters manga by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Joshua Hale Fialkov’s adaptation of Sherrilyn’s story works beautifully with Claudia Campos’ art, and once I remembered the right-to-left reading style of Japanese manga—it’s been a while, alright?—reading and seeing the story unfold was a pleasure. Continue reading

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