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Of Dawnshard

In which I read and enjoy Dawnshard by Brandon Sanderson.

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A weekend in June

A quiet weekend. I did some work stuff (it’s conference season), shopped for some grown up clothes, and watched a number of episodes from season 2 of Orange is the New Black. I even cooked. And cleaned. I’m about a third of the way into the final book in Garth Nix’s Abhorsen trilogy. I predict […]

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Scrap of Paper

In which I seek treasure in the stacks and play with mobile website plugins.

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Angora Cats or Lap Poodles?

In which early 20th century medical science awes me.

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Life, a Miscellany

These last two weeks, I’ve lacked inspiration and I’ve had little time to do much besides getting the new Starrynight website ready to go live. I still have a lot of content to move but I don’t anticipate the style and navigation to change drastically. Unless of course, some tells me that hate so-and-so and […]

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No Joke

It is entirely coincidental that this long-overdue blog post is appearing on the first of April. “Jen! Are YOU doing BEDA?” No, gentle reader, I’m not quite crazy enough to declare myself a BEDA participant on a whim. Working fourteen-hour days and then having to blog at 11pm just might break me. Fortunately, fearless leader […]

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Review: Dawn of the Dreadfuls

Back in November, I reviewed Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahme-Smith. I am happy to be able to give a spoiler-free glimpse of the prequel, which will be released on March 23rd. Special note: Quirk Books is giving away 50 Quirks Classics Prize Packs, which include advanced copies, audio books […]

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Upcoming ‘Dreadful’ Reading

In which I brag obnoxiously about the arrival of an ARC of the PP&Z prequel, due out March 23rd. Review forthcoming!

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So We Came to February

I closed out January with five stitches in my thumb (first time getting stitches– first visit to the emergency room). Surely, I can do better in February. Reading Sharp object encounters aside, January was a pretty good month. I managed to read quite a bit more1. Listening to the audiobook versions of S&S and MP […]

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And So It Was

In which I feel obliged to look back on the year 2009.