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Posts Tagged ‘books’

Old Friends and New

Everyone who loves books and reading has old friends, books you pick up when you’re too tired to read something new, or when you just want to revisit a favorite place/character.  The Blue Sword and The Hero and the Crown, both by Robin McKinley, are two books on my Old Friend List.  I discovered The […]

Pop Culture Interlude

I’ve never watched So You Think You Can Dance (title is irritating me, btw) before this season, so I’m a bit mystified by what happens when the final 10 are chosen. I gather it means random partners or something like that by the look on poor Gev’s face when they reminded him he would no […]


Dear “celebrities” who are fucking LATE to this whole blogging thing: The entirety of your weblog is called a “blog.” A single fucking POST is not called a “blog.” It is called either a “post,” or an “entry,” as you like, but it is not fucking called a BLOG. You didn’t write five “blogs” on […]

Endings and Beginnings

No, it’s not going to be THAT kind of post…The Husband and I just finished up the last book in Kage Baker’s Company series over the weekend. Yes, it went from his hot little hands straight into mine and I was done 14 hours later (I paused to sleep). I say “last” book…it’s the endgame […]

The Last Enemy That Shall be Destroyed is Death

Soooo, we attended the Harry Potter Book 7 book release party at the local Barnes & Noble last night. It was reasonably entertaining, featuring potions demonstrations (ie. household chemical reactions), wand making (wooden dowels with a variety of fabric geegaws to attach), guess the number of Bertie Bott’s Beans in a jar, fortune telling, etc. […]