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The season between summer and autumn

Okay…one could argue that we don’t really have seasons around here. One could argue—and I frequently have—that we have three flavors of summer: Summer’s Coming, Summer’s HERE, and OMG, it’s STILL Summer! Then, in January, the outside temperature drops into the sixties, I open the windows, and pretend that I’m back in Michigan . . . → Read More: The season between summer and autumn

I'm sharing a birthday

Once I got past the “how many kids can I invite to my birthday party” stage of life, my birthday turned into a customized New Year’s Day: a when I look back and when I, sometimes, make resolutions (like I really should resurrect my blog). This year’s birthday feels special because it has . . . → Read More: I’m sharing a birthday

Orion’s Children have arrived at Closed Circle!

I swore that there’d be no blogging until I a) got my Orion’s Children series ready for publication at Closed Circle and B) Finished the next (seemingly endless) section of Seeking North. I’m halfway there…

It’s taken . . . → Read More: Orion’s Children have arrived at Closed Circle!

Thieves' World hits the Big Time...

Jeopardy ran one of its College Tournaments last week and the $800 question on the Valentine’s Day show was….

Medicinal-sounding last name of Robert Lynn, whose fantasy works include “Thieves’ World” & “Myth Adventures” …

and the answer was (of course)

Aspirin (no points for spelling)


Review: Stealing the Elf-King’s Roses

Stealing the Elf-King’s Roses by Diane Duane My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Part fantasy, part science fiction, and part police procedural this is a truly genre-straddling book. The parts don’t always blend as well as I would have liked. I came away . . . → Read More: Review: Stealing the Elf-King’s Roses

Review: Austenland

Austenland by Shannon Hale My rating: 1 of 5 stars

I don’t expect A-plus historical accuracy in a chick-lit romance billed as an homage to an Austen obsession, but I was disappointed when the point-of-view character didn’t know the difference between a chamberpot . . . → Read More: Review: Austenland