Category Archives: Reading Room

Never Trust a Duck*

I’ve just finished reading Clockwork Prince, the second book in Cassandra Clare’s The Infernal Devices trilogy.  Man, I did not want to come to the end.  I milked it.  Even now that I’ve set it down, I can’t let go … Continue reading

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A Year’s Worth of Reading

Time for the end of the year book tally.  This may seem premature, but I began the count on December 2 last year (my first day of freedom from school!) and so must end this year’s count as of the … Continue reading

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Need a Laugh?

I just read the funniest summary of a novel that I’ve ever seen.  Author Sarah Rees Brennan blogged about Gothic novels, and focused on Poe’s “Fall of the House of Usher.”  I haven’t laughed that hard in a long time.  … Continue reading

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Quick Getaway

I keep joking that I’m going to get a motorcycle.  Neither Randy nor my mother are fans.  Randy was a volunteer ambulance driver for years, and my mother worked at a rehab center that specialized in head and spinal trauma.  … Continue reading

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Writing and Books

Have you ever written on the bottom of your lover’s feet with a marker?  It’s lots of fun, especially if you’re sneaky about it and they don’t see it coming. Highly recommended. Also highly recommended is the Study trilogy by … Continue reading

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Greeting and Salutations

Are you a Heather? No, I’m a Veronica.  Sawyer. Sorry, I’ve had this movie on my mind lately.  I don’t know why, but there are far worse movies to have stuck in your head, at least if your head is … Continue reading

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(Almost) A Linear Train of Thought

I have had the song, “Where is Love” from the musical “Oliver” stuck in my head all morning.  I tweeted for help, but nobody came forward.  Fat lot of good you people are!   I like that musical (hello, former … Continue reading

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Entertainment Out of Control

My bookaholic ways may be getting out of hand. I probably have 20 books, already purchased and waiting to be read.  Yet I continue to restlessly troll bookstores online, looking for more.  This is, in part, due to my need … Continue reading

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Updates

Let’s see.  Grumpy news first, followed by happier thoughts.  Always best to end on a good note when one can: Grumpy ~ Didn’t really like the last book I read (Forgive My Fins, a mermaid story).  Not really liking the … Continue reading

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Geometry of Love

Today’s post brought to you by: love triangles. I’m sick of them. As of now I have read 93 books since the beginning of December.  Some series blend into one another, their plots or characters too similar.  But the most … Continue reading

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