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Mining the Genre Asteroid: Mary Renault

Jo Walton’s Among Others works as an interesting reading list of novels and authors that the author herself read and thought about growing up. Much of the matter of the book is her protagonist reading, and thinking about the many writers whose work she discovers. 802 more words

Mining The Genre Asteroid

Proof of an author.

I am reading my book. The book I wrote. The book I have read more times over than any other book I have read in my life. 560 more words

Australian Authors

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Brown Girl Dreaming , Jacqueline Woodson

Growing up in the 60s & 70s in the North and the South.

Finding Colin Firth

At my daughter’s school, students are encouraged to find connections between their own life and the stories in the books they read. If I was in the fifth grade, I would get an A for my book report on… 438 more words


Sensational Snippets: The Well-dressed Explorer, by Thea Astley

I was reminded recently that it’s been a while since I made any progress with my long-term project to read all the Miles Franklin winners, but it was no hardship to take Thea Astley’s  482 more words

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Victory of Eagles, Naomi Novik

Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik

First Published: 2009

Pages: 345 (Paperback)
Form: Novel
Series: Temeraire #5


As is the nature of longer series, the blurb contains spoilers for previous books. 826 more words


An exercise in calm.

Waiting is a bitch. Luckily I have things to keep myself occupied as I wait for my publisher to send me the printed proof of my first novel for approval. 702 more words

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