Monthly Archives: April 2013

Monday miscellany

I haven’t finished any books recently to review, and this weekend I didn’t have time to read much at all, because I worked at the Festival of Legends all weekend, 9-6 both days. Saturday was gorgeous, Sunday was horrid and cold and raining. I started W… Continue reading

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In-Progress Friday

Reading: The Ghosts of Berlin: Confronting German History in the Urban Landscape by Brian Ladd. I’m a little over halfway finished this book, and I’m really enjoying it. Part of the fun is that it was published in 1997, so the reader (I) can see what b… Continue reading

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Anime Wednesday: the current season

I’m watching four shows (I think) this season. Here’s a quick run-down.Hataraku Maou-sama! (The Devil is a Part-Timer, (US) streaming at Funimation) In this comedic urban fantasy, the Demon Lord Satan and his chief general Alsiel escape their home worl… Continue reading

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Trying something new

As you’ve probably noticed, I’m not very good at updating. I haven’t finished any books recently, so I don’t have anything to review, and the general details of my life really aren’t that interesting. (And the quick update things are all on my twitter…. Continue reading

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Book review: The Whitefire Crossing

The Whitefire Crossing by Courtney SchaferDev is an outrider, someone who rides alongside caravans to help with trail cutting and road mending and avalanche spotting. Outriders also climb mountains and do other mountaineering things. He’s also a smuggl… Continue reading

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The Annals of Misdirected Email

I’ve been on gmail since 2005, which means I was able to pick the combination of initials and last name that I wanted. Apparently gmail doesn’t distinguish between punctuation variations, so c.covington, ccovington, and c.c.o.v.i.n.g.t.o.n are all the … Continue reading

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Book review: Zwischen Zwei Träumen

Zwischen Zwei Träumen by Selim ÖzdoganAfter enjoying Özdogan’s collection Ein Glas Blut, I took this out of the library based on Amazon reviews and the fact that it had been nominated for a German SF award for 2010.The story is about a young man, Ne… Continue reading

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