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Review: The Slow Regard of Silent Things

An ethereal, emotional sort of story of the sort I immensely enjoy.Continue readingReview: The Slow Regard of Silent Things

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The Wise Man’s Fear

I first heard about The Name of the Wind from a post on Penny Arcade, and I was quickly impressed. Perhaps more telling is that I excitedly shared it with Rachel and she was impressed,…Continue readingThe Wise Man’s Fear

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The Shambling Menace

Okay, I admit it. I have a deep-seated irrational fear of zombies. I know, I know, they’re fictional and scientifically improbable if not impossible—but if they were real, the situation is ghastly. There’s something about…Continue readingThe Shambling Menace

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Articulatory Excellence

Not only is Lolita excellent writing, it tells a tragic story worth reading.Continue readingArticulatory Excellence

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Missing the Point

It looks like a few suits over at Penguin publishing decided to “connect with this whole internet thingy” by turning their eBooks into applications. Because what’s missing when you read a book is a little…Continue readingMissing the Point

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Accio Harry Potter

Rachel is a big fan of the Harry Potter books, managing eventually to convince me to read the series myself. Naturally, she’s been super-excited about the upcoming film adaptation of the sixth seventh book, Harry…Continue readingAccio Harry Potter

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Why Cancelling Dollhouse Might Not Have Been Such a Bad Thing

Don’t get me wrong, I’m almost as happy Dollhouse got picked up for another season as are the acolytes of Joss Whedonism. It had some real downers (I’m not sure I could really accept the…Continue readingWhy Cancelling Dollhouse Might Not Have Been Such a Bad Thing

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Review: The Forest of Hands and Teeth [Spoilers]

I picked this book up thanks to the recommendation in the Goodreads newsletter and I wasn’t disappointed.Continue readingReview: The Forest of Hands and Teeth [Spoilers]