Monthly Archives: June 2015

Yarn Along

Yep, it’s the brown sweater again. And yep, I’m still reading A Storm of Swords. You can scroll back (and you won’t have to scroll very far back) and find me admitting these same basic truths every Wednesday for the … Continue reading

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A Review of Lisa Lutz’s The Last Word: Spellman Document 6 (by Jill)

It appears to be my week to read and write about books that wrap up a series I’ve been reading for years but have never talked about on the blog. This is a confusing and somewhat annoying experience. The Last … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam (by Jill)

I would have finished MaddAddam a lot faster if I hadn’t been camping last week. That’s okay. I didn’t mind spending more time with Margaret Atwood and her version of the future. I’m not sure that I’m going to end … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

I think my knitting (and maybe also my reading, though I hope not) will slow to a crawl this summer. I started a new job on Monday, and both Monday and Tuesday I was in bed by 8:00 – reading, … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

I don’t have much news to report – I’m still reading A Storm of Swords, and I’m almost done with the back panel of my English rib sweater. The photos show the sweater’s two textures: ribbing on the “right side” … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the First Half of George R.R. Martin’s A Storm of Swords (by Bethany)

 I am now officially reading this book “full-time.” Reading it only at night was working well until I skipped a few nights and then forgot that a major character had had his hand chopped off. That’s not the sort of … Continue reading

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A Review of Christopher Robinson and Gavin Kovite’s War of the Encyclopaedists (by Bethany)

I know – a novel written by a duo doesn’t sound very appealing, does it? That’s what I thought at first too, although I also remembered that I have enjoyed the work of co-authors before: Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason’s … Continue reading

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