Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Things I Do For You People: Thoughts on Diana Gabaldon’s A Plague of Zombies

Diana Gabaldon’s Lord John books serve a number of purposes in the Outlander world, none of which are especially important. First, they fill in backstory about what happened in Gabaldon’s universe during the twenty years that are missing from the … Continue reading

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Early Thoughts on Sebastian Barry’s On Canaan’s Side (by Jill)

  When I started reading On Canaan’s Side a few days ago it was like slipping into a warm bed. I don’t know if that make a ton of sense, but I felt like trying to sound poetical, since Barry’s … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

This picture is so orange it practically contains Vitamin C. I’m still enjoying the scarf I’m making with the leftover orange yarn, though I’ll have to buy some more yarn soon. I love when fancy camera tricks (performed unintentionally, at … Continue reading

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True Confessions Tuesday, April 2016 Version

My true book confession for today is simple: I have been spending too much time the past week or so shopping for books and reading about books to actually do much reading.  I’ve started my next book, Sebastian Barry’s On Canaan’s … Continue reading

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A Review of Armistead Maupin’s The Days of Anna Madrigal (by Jill)

  It’s really very unfortunate that this is the ninth book in Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City series, and also the first one I’ve ever talked about on the blog. I started reading this series when I was but … Continue reading

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Read-All-Day Friday

No, I didn’t actually spend the whole day reading while facing the setting sun. That would be impossible outside of some environmental dystopian sci-fi novel, and I don’t live in an environmental dystopian sci-fi novel (not yet anyway). This photo … Continue reading

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