Category Archives: New Releases

Podcast Pickup

The stars have aligned recently in my personal universe allowing me to enjoy audio podcasts once again.  Years ago, I used to listen to them via my laptop, a web site or perhaps my Palm Pilot (yeah, remember those)?  I … Continue reading

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Reading the Hugo Finalists for 2017

For the next two months (plus a week or so), I’ll be reading the following, except where indicated (as in I’ve already read the item or have no plan to do so).  I will keep updating this post as I … Continue reading

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Best Novel Nominees Reading Update

Yesterday I finished the fourth Best Novel (2016 Hugo Awards) nominee out of five.  Butcher’s Aeronaut’s Windlass surprised me.  I’ve previously read selections from his Dresden Files and from the Codex Alera series, but this novel, the first in his … Continue reading

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Reading the Best Novel Hugo Nominees for 2016

For the last few years, I’ve paid a supporting membership in Worldcon so that I could nominate and vote in the Hugo Awards.  This year, I actually get to attend Worldcon, since it’s hosted in Kansas City, Missouri this August.   … Continue reading

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Book Review: American Tumbleweeds by Elva (4 stars)

Excellent book review posted on my uncle’s blog: Book Review: American Tumbleweeds by Marta Elva Four Stars “Tragedy of condemning children to the consequences of their parents’ deeds.” Compelling and heart breaking. An already-fragile family rips apart in the border-straddling … Continue reading

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The Dark Side Slumbers or Stumbles

Like many other Star Wars fans, I was seduced into a dark movie theater this past weekend to watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  My husband and father accompanied me to the show.   But all was not unicorns and rainbows … Continue reading

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Living in the Spirit GoodReads Giveaway!

Source: Book Giveaway! My uncle’s study of Romans entitled Living in the Spirit has a GoodReads Giveaway through January 16, 2016. Enter today for your chance to win one of ten (10) copies to be given away.

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