In which I read and enjoy Dawnshard by Brandon Sanderson.
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 […]
In which I seek treasure in the stacks and play with mobile website plugins.
In which early 20th century medical science awes me.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In which I brag obnoxiously about the arrival of an ARC of the PP&Z prequel, due out March 23rd. Review forthcoming!
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 […]
In which I feel obliged to look back on the year 2009.