Monthly Archives: August 2012

Politics: from Poly (meaning many) + Ticks (Blood-sucking insects)

‘Tis the season.  Political signs are popping up faster than the leaves are turning and half my mail is propaganda.  Vote for this guy! Vote for her!  Don’t vote for them, for heaven’s sake!!  Freedom of speech, check. But all the … Continue reading

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Review: A Thread of Grace

A Thread of Grace by Mary Doria Russell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Mary Doria Russell is a favorite author of mine, but I hadn’t read this one until now. It’s a braided narrative about a cross-section of people … Continue reading

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Review: The Soul Mirror

The Soul Mirror by Carol Berg My rating: 5 of 5 stars Magic, deceit, necromancy–what’s not to love? I had a little debate with myself about how to rate this book, but in the end, I went with my gut. … Continue reading

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