Monthly Archives: August 2010

Review: Dead Until Dark, by Charlaine Harris

On the whole, Dead Until Dark is a fun read. Having the story filter through Sookie’s perception means that we get just enough detail, but nothing over the top Continue reading

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Friday Book Blogger Hop

It’s time for the weekly Book Blogger Hop, hosted by Jennifer over at Crazy for Books. It’s a weekly book party that lets book bloggers connect and get to know each other a bit more. I’ve discovered some lovely blogs … Continue reading

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Review: Wind Warrior, by Cynthia Roberts

Overall, Wind Warrior was an easy read, nothing challenging. It hit a number of the stereotypes I’m growing accustomed to seeing in romances-manly scents, feminine curves, that sort of thing–which you might be looking for in a romance. Continue reading

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Been ‘Round the Reading & Writing Blogosphere…

This is my monthly round up of links I’ve found to be useful to me as a writer. Hooray for the Internet and all the resources to be found here! So You Want To Be A Writer Sun Signs for … Continue reading

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SFF books that will stand the test of time

Over on SF Signal, they’ve asked two questions that I very curious to see answered, and by people who are better informed readers than I: Which science fiction book first published within in the last 10 years will be considered … Continue reading

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Note: On Vacation

Hi all! I’m on vacation, and will be blissfully Internet-free through Sunday. I have one short post scheduled for this week, and then I’ll be back next week with commentary over my (probably pleasantly inebriated) reading. Enjoy your week and … Continue reading

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POC Authors & Protagonists in Science Fiction & Fantasy

I was gratified to find that there are, indeed, protagonists and authors of color in sci-fi and fantasy fiction, and people more awesome than I have put together lists and encouraged discussions on this very topic. Continue reading

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Friday Book Blogger Hop

Time for the weekly meme: Crazy-for-Books.com‘s Book Blogger Hop. I can’t seem to help myself; I discover interesting blogs each week I participate. For this weekend’s Hop, the question is: How many books do you have on your ‘to be … Continue reading

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A Top Ten?

This post started as a comment over on Dead White Guys, but it got me thinking. What are my top ten books, ever? Can I actually narrow that down? What would be my criteria for inclusion on such a prestigious … Continue reading

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Review: Fledgling, by Octavia E. Butler

I was amazed at how much was packed into a fairly short novel, and pleased, too, that it can be read on a superficial level of a mystery or on a deeper social-commentary level. Continue reading

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