Monthly Archives: October 2015

Thoughts on Ransom Riggs’ Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children (by Jill)

I’ll admit that I’ve been putting off writing my review of Hollow City. Not because I didn’t enjoy it, because I did. Mostly it’s because it’s the second book in either a trilogy or a series, and I haven’t felt … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

If you are kind enough to visit our blog on Yarn Along days regularly, you may have noticed that I sometimes like to knit the same pattern over and over. Case in point: as soon as I finished the brown … Continue reading

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The Poetics of George R.R. Martin: Further Thoughts on A Feast for Crows (by Bethany)

Pages read: 414 out of 978 I put this book aside a couple of months ago and have been reading other things, but this week I picked it up again and – big surprise! – it was just as violent … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

I am SO close to finishing my brown sweater – I am currently working on taking the neck off needles and lashing each stitch to the inside of the neckline with an upholstery needle – but I couldn’t quite clear … Continue reading

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A Review of H.S. Cross’ Wilberforce (by Bethany)

I’ve already complained about the cold, impersonal way I became aware of this new novel: I had to encounter it on a shelf in Barnes and Noble, of all places. This is in spite of the fact that I subscribe … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

My brown sweater is all pieced and almost done. I’ve just started the neck, which looks awfully wide in this photo. I’ve made this sweater before and don’t remember the neck being this wide. We’ll see how things go. I … Continue reading

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A Review of Celeste Ng’s Everything I Never Told You (by Bethany)

This is a strange little book – ubiquitous in the circles I walk in (i.e. circles made up of Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Green Apple, and a half a dozen small local bookstores) and appearing often on shelves devoted to … Continue reading

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