Category Archives: Fiction – SciFi

Requiem for a Hard Drive, and also my long-awaited review of Kim Harrison’s Ever After

I will not deny that I’m a pretty clumsy person.  I once fell in the shower and broke my finger.  I once fell in the shower and gave myself a giant bruise on my inner thigh.  Last week in Yosemite … Continue reading

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I know, I’m totally milking this book for posts. Part Two of Jill’s review of Kim Harrison’s Into the Woods

Here is some advice to everyone: don’t spend seventy five percent of the drive from Woodland to Sonoma typing on your phone nonstop.  Though I was overall fairly pleased with the post, I had a headache for a while.  I … Continue reading

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On the road to nowhere: thoughts on the first part of Kim Harrison’s Into the Woods

I am going to try posting from the Word Press iPhone app today because the husband and I are driving to parts unknown for an event of extreme importance and I elected to sleep in today rather than rising early … Continue reading

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A (Very Brief) Primer on Kim Harrison’s The Hollows

It occurred to me that it would be a good idea to have a plan of attack for “Blog Post A Day February.”  Posting fourteen posts in twenty-eight days is way the heck more than I’ve posted, like, ever in … Continue reading

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A Review of Orson Scott Card’s Enchantment (by Bethany)

I read Enchantment on the recommendation of a friend. It is the first Orson Scott Card novel I’ve read that is not part of the Ender series. This novel is about Ivan, a late-Cold-War era Russian boy whose family emigrates … Continue reading

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A Review of Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred (by Bethany)

I read Kindred for the first time a couple of years ago – July of 2010 if I remember correctly. I had just moved to a new apartment, and Kindred was the first book I read after I installed an … Continue reading

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No, I haven’t forgotten that I’m a blogger. Jill reviews J. Robert Lennon’s Familiar

  This was Powell’s Books Indiespensible selection number thirty-six, from late in 2012.  I just read it in June, basically because certain nineteenth century heroines who go by the names of Isabel and Anna have taken up a lot of … Continue reading

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