Books, Thoughts

What Is Even Happening?

So, if there's one thing I love, it's stories popping up on network TV about being obsessed with a fantasy series.  I'm not even talking about "nerd culture" shows like The Big Bang Theory; I'm talking about characters like AF Gordon Theodore in Party Down & the Skyfire Cycle books in Brooklyn Nine-Nine.  When Terry… Continue reading What Is Even Happening?

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Bookmark Monday (V): The Good China Bookmarks

Frequently while I was growing up, I was told that gifts or things that were given to me were meant to last & 'wouldn't it be nice if you were able to give this to your children one day?'  Going through my bookmark box, I found a few of those bookmarks that qualified.  Ones that… Continue reading Bookmark Monday (V): The Good China Bookmarks

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Off the Shelf: Dread Nation

Dread Nation by Justina Ireland My rating: 4 of 5 stars I don't wander over to the YA section that often, but when I do, I always keep my eye out for something interesting. Simply reading the jacket copy that mentions an alternate Civil War history with zombies & race exploitation screams "Pick me up!"… Continue reading Off the Shelf: Dread Nation

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Hooray for Free Comic Book Day!

You GUYS!  Another FCBD has come & gone, but I'm still super happy with my finds this year.  I unfortunately had to work most of the day, but once I was off of work, I headed down to Velocity Comics to see if they had anything special this year.  Unfortunately, having gotten there late in… Continue reading Hooray for Free Comic Book Day!