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Review: The Underground Railroad

20 Books of Summer 2019: Book 2 I was blown away by Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad, which took the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize. I went to Goodreads to log my five-star rating and was…

Review: Spinning Silver

20 Books of Summer 2019: Book 1 I added Naomi Novik’s Spinning Silver to my shelf the same time as Uprooted. Though both books are worthwhile, I don’t recommend reading them a few months apart (maybe not even a year apart). There’s plenty of rich foreshadowing…

20 Books of Summer 2019!

20 Books of Summer Reading Challenge hosted by Cathy at 746 Books If I’d learned from past years, I’d leave a few slots for Man Booker Prize nominees, ARCs, or books picked up on impulse, but all books sound good after such a long…

Catching Up

I wrote a book! Or, most of one. It’s on its third draft and every edit leaves it shorter. The most recent additions are still on paper so there’s still a fair amount of typing ahead. I always feel bad dropping off the earth for…

Reading Ireland Month 2019—Sign Up

This year is flying! One of my writing projects finally hit critical mass and I’ve been working for hours each night after the day job. Reorganizing and fine-tuning is infinitely more palatable than drafting. It’s still fun, but this schedule is a road to…