Monthly Archives: October 2014


November is National Novel Writing Month—affectionately called NaNoWriMo—during which literally thousands of people commit to writing, or trying to write, 50,000 words in November’s 30 days. I’ve participated in most of the NaNoWriMos between 2006 and now, but I’ve never … Continue reading


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Review: Clariel by Garth Nix

In my post on the YA genre I mentioned two of my favorite YA books of all time, Sabriel and Lirael by Garth Nix. I found Sabriel in what must have been freshman year of high school, and Lirael must … Continue reading

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Review: Ascension by A.S. Fenichel

I’m generally looking for a particular sort of book when I browse through Net Galley’s Science Fiction/Fantasy offerings, and it’s not usually this. I’m a reader of romance novels in a guilty pleasure sort of capacity: the writing is generally … Continue reading

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