April 25, 2012

You want a cracker, you wear yellow. It’s elementary.

I don’t intend this blog to be a forum for impulsive ranting on my part, but if writing this post will keep me from writing a note to Eva’s teacher (whom I like and admire, by the way, despite my (…)

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April 24, 2012

All Over Tigana

A few Mondays ago, I facilitated the All Over the Page book club at the main library. (The word “facilitate” sounds delightfully evil to me right now.) We discussed Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay, the club’s first fantasy pick—really, it’s (…)

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April 17, 2012

Round Ten—Year of Reading at Your Mercy, Plus a question for you…

Here is a quick post to announce, rather belatedly, pick #10 for my Year of Reading at Your Mercy. This time, David drew “Facebook” from the caterpillar, so I polled my stupefyingly vast array of (220) Facebook friends for recommendations. (…)

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April 11, 2012

If I see another blurb comparing Bella to Hermione to Katniss…

OK, well, I probably won’t do a thing. But I’m tired of reading about how Bella is weak compared to Hermione, who keeps going even when Ron has abandoned her, and compared to Katniss, who wields a bow and must (…)

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