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Tuesday 26 January 2016

The Wars of Light and Shadow: Volumes 2 and 3

These two books round out the series started with The Curse of the Mistwraith. I picked them up from Wurts herself at a convention, and read them together, per her recommendation. It was absolutely the right choice. Together, they complete an intricate and richly detailed story of justice and compassion, hope and righteous fury.

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Thursday 21 January 2016

Edge of Wild by Danika Stone - Early Review

The multi-talented and prolific Danika Stone recently offered me the opportunity to give an advanced review of her newest book, Edge of the Wild. It's expected out in May of 2016, in both digital and paper formats. Be looking for it!

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Thursday 10 December 2015

Book Review: The Inmost House

My goal in 2014 was to read more books that inspired me. I actually managed to keep to it for most of the year, and this book was part of that success.

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Tuesday 17 November 2015

Hello, Again

I owe anyone who's still following this blog an apology. Nearly two years is totally unacceptable. And long enough that I've mostly forgotten the older books I read.

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Tuesday 21 January 2014

Creating Worlds, Constructing Meaning

I tend more toward New Year's Goals than resolutions. This year, I decided I wanted to read more books that inspire me. To that end, I give you my first book review of the year.

And this one is for the educators.

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Saturday 26 October 2013

Lesson Plan: Constellation Night Light

Credit where credit is due, this project is based on the Shoebox Constellation project in 501 Science Experiments. I highly recommend it, whether or not there are children in your life.

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Saturday 19 October 2013

With Pen In Hand

A short one, because I stayed out past my bedtime last night in order to listen to live electronic harping. It was fabulous, and I must do so again soon. Though I plan to nap beforehand next time.

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Saturday 7 September 2013

Summer Gone

Talking with a friend of mine recently, I wondered why I ever plan to get anything done over the Summer. Between camps and vacation and whatever else comes up, I never have time for anything.

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Wednesday 17 July 2013

Walking On Earth

People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. - Thich Nhat Hanh

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Monday 8 July 2013

The Lions of Al-Rassan and Other Random Things

I've spent evening for the last month reading Guy Gavriel Kay's The Lions of Al-Rassan. Yes, I know it was published 18 years ago. I was in college at the time. My reading amounted to not much more than college texts at that time, I'm ashamed to say. I'm still catching up.

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