I got tired of the chocolate-brown theme I had going around here. (Yes, I am fickle. What of it?) So I’ve decided to go with something a little more light and cheery for the new year. Yes, it has some pink highlights. No, I don’t really care what you think. … Continue reading
This review has been so delayed that it’s almost silly to post it, but since I did read a review copy it seems only fair.
This book wasn’t quite what I was expecting. I had hopes for more of a tie to the old fairy tales, what with the … Continue reading
Sometimes, taking hold of the moments means just taking care of oneself. I ran pretty hard throughout the month of December, since Thanksgiving really. Holidays, presents, shopping, some babysitting, and knowing all the while that there were some pretty stressful work things coming up at the end of the month. … Continue reading
Time, like the rules of society, is an agreement we all make that certain things will be done a specific way. Time is all one piece. There are no endings and no beginnings to time, which means that the concept of the New Year is really kind of silly.
Today is the third day of National Novel Writing Month, and I’m currently sitting at 5,164 words. This means that I am just a tiny smidge ahead on my word count.
This is good, of course. It means I’m doing better than … Continue reading
Another awesome magic system and another YA novel win for Brandon Sanderson on this one. This book lacks the whimsical humor of his Alcatraz books and some of the more mature themes from his adult fantasy series. The Rithmatist purposely lacks a romantic element, and I really enjoyed that aspect. It … Continue reading
I’ve been spending a lot of time lately thinking about creativity versus consumption. I’d noticed one day that it had been a very, very long time since I’d used my laptop’s keyboard for anything but typing in URLs and searching B&N for … Continue reading
I don’t often weigh in on the various dramas in book blogging fandom. Most of the time, I don’t care enough to get involved. This is my space, and seeing as how it’s a very small one, the drama doesn’t tend to make it here.
In this case, however, … Continue reading
So this was supposed to go up yesterday, but I’ve spent every spare moment the last 24 hours bringing my entire network of websites back up from a catastrophic failure. Lucky me. That said, I promised this was going to go up, and it’s darn well going up!
Please note … Continue reading