Category Archives: Reading

In Which I eat soup and ramble

“In Which Sophia goes to the bank!” a friend proclaimed at work the other day. “You never know, something might happen on the way there,” I said. It didn’t, that time, but I do seem to be establishing a reputation … Continue reading

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In Which We Lose Track Of Time

(In Which I Forget, part IV. Read parts I, II, and III first, please. Otherwise this will make even less sense than it otherwise would.) Saturday morning Olivia had an eight o’clock final, and she went to it and returned … Continue reading

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More recent reading, and other things

We have now moved my sister to her college, five hours away, which meant a lot of things, among them lots of time for reading in the car (and elsewhere). The Dream Peddler, Martine Fournier Watson. The parts of it … Continue reading

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Of shoes and ships and sealing-wax

Originally posted on Of Dreams and Swords:
This is going to be a long post. This “artist’s statement” was supposed to be a lot shorter, but you know how that goes. I even tried to abridge it and then found…

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Recent reading (II)

In spite of working forty hours a week with at least an hour a day spent driving, and STOML waving its tentacles in the air and doing other odd things, I’ve actually gotten quite a bit of leisure reading done … Continue reading

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General update

Christus surrexit! (I keep forgetting to put this in my posts, though I’d like to.) A lot seems to have happened in the last few days. On Saturday, I finished the Two-Legged League, and yesterday I finished a small nonfiction … Continue reading

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Having run out of witty titles

The silence last week was quite accidental. We’re approaching the end of the orchestra season (concert on Saturday! Anyone want to come?) and I’ve actually worked a little bit, and am not too far behind on Camp NaNo, although the stats … Continue reading

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Through a Glass Darkly advance review

A fellow authour of historical fiction, Jack Lewis Baillot, put out a request for advance readers of a new work of hers — only this time it’s not historical but contemporary. Adam Clark has just returned from the war in … Continue reading

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Sword at Sunset

It is. . . not like Pendragon’s Heir, and then again like it. Imagine a novel written by a woman in first person, in Artos’ voice, which oddly enough sometimes reads like Lewis writing in a woman’s voice (Till We … Continue reading

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Recent reading

Apologies for my disappearance. The pace of. . . *gestures at things-in-general* has been picking up. I don’t remember everything I’ve read since I stopped doing monthly wrap-up posts, but I’ve read some interesting things lately and I thought I … Continue reading

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