Archive for June, 2010

I can say with confidence at this point that Jacqueline Carey is one of my favorite authors. It’s the detail, I think. It gets me every time. The characters don’t hurt, either. This is the second book featuring Moirinn, who’s half D’Angeline and half Alban (I’d spell the tribe, but that would require me to […]

you may be surprised to hear this, but my life in Southern California isn’t any more interesting than my life in Maryland. I still have no job, and I still have no idea what I want to do next. I’m getting really good at second guessing myself whenever I have the beginnings of an idea, […]



Since I wanted to get up earlier than I’ve been up in many, many a day on Saturday, I of course couldn’t sleep Friday night. Figures, yes? But I managed to get up almost as early as I wanted. Then it took me ages longer to get out the door to head down to Pasadena. […]

My, what a fun little book. It’s part comedy of errors in sort of the style of Jane Austen, part romance, and part steampunk. None of which I object to. Overall, it’s a really fun and quick little read. The book revolves around Alexia Tarrabotti, a young gentlewoman of Italian extraction living in Victorian England. […]



I keep berating myself for not writing over the past week and a half. i’ll blame it on getting settled in here. Well, that and the enormous amount of crap I’ve been watching on Netflix Insty-Watch. So yeah. You can, however, look forward to several book reviews (four, total). And I might talk about some […]

clearly i lied


I said I was going to start talking aboot my trip today, didn’t I? Well, it’s not going to happen, alas and alack. I’m dead tired and still need to do a ton of shit around here before my head will settle down enough for me to get to writing. On the other hand, I’m […]

well, as it turns out it’s been over a month since I’ve written a single thing on the weblog. Oops, I guess. But I’ve been on an adventure, y’all. I don’t even think I remember it all at this point, but I’ll try to recount as much of it as I can remember. Right now […]