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Travel-Sized Book Collection

I currently have an…*extremely* minimal collection of books at the Vivarium.

Because…books are wonderful, and a requirement in my life, but not really something that’s good for being dragged around from place to place. 83 more words

Let Me Tell You A Story

Top Ten Tuesday

This week’s topic from The Broke and the Bookish is a great one: top ten heroines. Let’s see…

  1. Yeine, from The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K.
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Winter overlaps Spring

Go read the post “Little Deaths” by Terri Windling. It’s a voyage through the end of winter, drawn from two separate climates, dry desert and damp Devon. 353 more words

Random Musings

What Was Your M/M Gateway Book?

It is my hope, it is my dearest wish, it is my belief that 50 years from now, people from all walks of life will grow up considering books about queer characters the norm. 764 more words

Book Review: The Fall of the Kings, by Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman

I first learned of Ellen Kushner’s work through her radio show “Sound and Spirit,” on WBGH. Grounded in the songs and stories of cultures throughout the world, her show explored the spiritual and religious traditions and themes that transcend divides of politics and dogma. 231 more words


Thomas the rhymer

Thomas the rhymer / Ellen Kushner.

Thomas the rhymer is a fictional take on the quasi-historical figure of the same name. The Thomas the rhymer ballad shares a decent amount, historically, with the ballad of Tam Lin. 791 more words

Book Reviews

Review 14: Welcome to Bordertown: New Stories and Poems of the Borderlands, edited by Holly Black

Welcome to Bordertown, edited by Holly Black and Ellen Kushner (Random House Books for Young Readers, 2011)

Genre: Urban fantasy

Awards: None

Review: This anthology takes us back the Borderlands between our world and Faerie, a shared universe written by some of the seminal urban fantasy authors back in the 1980s and 1990s. 191 more words

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