Category Archives: Reading

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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Book recommendations!

I have strong and stubborn objections to e-books, for various reasons, but I raise the ban on them in the case of Project Gutenberg. They take out-of-print and no longer copyrighted books and send them out into the world for … Continue reading

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Penslayer gems

I didn’t post on Tuesday because, while orchestra was supposed to start up, and we even printed out the music, the weather had different ideas and orchestra was canceled and we were stuck down there for the night. It was … Continue reading

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