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Thursday Title - Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey

The men who rode the dragons were a breed apart. Chosen when the dragons were first hatched, they became soulmates for life with the huge, magnificent beasts they controlled – the green, blue, brown and bronzes – beautiful – terrible – the only creatures who could defend the planet Pern from the blood-red star.

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Science Fiction

Book Review: The Coelura by Anne McCaffrey

Having just finished my homework assignment reading for this week, I needed another book to read while on the stationary bike this morning. I found… 818 more words

Book Reviews

Adulting: how to & how to not

I have found myself living a bit of a dichotomous* lifestyle lately.

On one hand I feel a proper adult, waking (slightly) earlier than normal to have a bit of a stretch before work, making (wee bits of) progress with wedding plans, putting the recycling bin(s) out for collection (occasionally). 275 more words

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I Recommend... Anne McCaffrey and The Harper Hall Trilogy

Those that know me well are likely aware that I love dragons. I read books about the creatures somewhat obsessively, as well as watch shows including them and collect objects involving them. 372 more words


Handling Death in a story

Us human beings have a kind of macabre fascination with death. We always have. Maybe this is because death is a part of life. There are always things dying for us and near us. 736 more words


How have I never participated in the Redditgifts Book Exchange until this year?!

When my BFF/sister from another mister/future nursing home roommate first introduced me to the idea of Redditgifts, I was

admittedly nervous about the whole thing. What if I don’t buy the right gift? 332 more words


Gender-neutral military service in Elizabeth Moon's Once a Hero

Elizabeth Moon writes sf about the space navy, making combat and military command truly gender-neutral: I did a podcast on her back in 2012. I first came across Moon when she co-wrote volumes 1 and 3 of a space trilogy with Anne McCaffrey, called… 1,613 more words