Category Archives: Books

I’m a bibliophile; this category is for all my bookish posts, including the books I write during NaNoWriMo.

Book 1 of 2012: Swan Song

Finished my first book of the year tonight: Swan Song by Robert McCammon. I’m kind of torn about it. It was a real page-turner, and I loved the characters, but at the same time, there was often a little voice … Continue reading

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Went back to Powell’s today. No surprise there. Before bragging about the books I bagged, I would like to share this quote on the subject of bookbuying: OK, onward! Here’s what I got today: The Teahouse of the August Moon … Continue reading

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Man! I have been cranky lately. I’m sure my overall lack of posts other than ones about things that piss me off already indicates as much. I just don’t have a lot to say that’s positive other than the things … Continue reading

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I’m doing NaNoWriMo this year, like always. Go me!You can watch my progress in the handy widget here (unless the NaNo website is being flooded with traffic again, in which case you can’t). I’m also coordinating the Great NaNoWriMo Book … Continue reading

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Academia, Analysis, and Why I Love Twitter

Some of you know this already, but bear with me. I went to college straight out of high school. I attended Occidental College, as had three other members in two different generations of my family (seriously; my mom, one of … Continue reading

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Reading and eco-friendliness

I tweeted a link to this post by Lupa. I kind of want to expand on it from my POV, given the replies I’m getting. The argument she’s making (which I agree with) is that an ereader is not the … Continue reading

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I appear to have fallen dreadfully behind in recording my reading! Bah! Here’s a partial list of books I have finished recently: Scott Pilgrim vols 1-5 Across the Wall, Garth Nix The Emotionally Abused Woman, Beverly Engel The Bone Doll’s … Continue reading

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