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I’ve been doing these round-ups every three months, but I realized this round of mini-reviews are longish, so I decided to just do October and November. Also reviewed (with Janine, Sirius and Jayne): Spinning Silver. The Dark Heart: A True Story of Greed, Murder and an Unlikely Investigator by Joakim ... more >
Former NASA engineer designs glitter bomb trap to avenge Amazon delivery theft victims Have you been a victim of porch piracy? I haven’t but admit that I put out less than half my usual outdoor Christmas decorations this year because of reports of wreath thieves in my city. Ho ho ... more >
Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse This is a fantasy set in a post-apocalyptic world on a Dinetah (Navajo) reservation which has survived at a time when much of the American Southwest has been flooded and is now underwater. Ironically, the reservation is desert-dry and water there is scarce. The ... more >
LA County Libraries let young patrons read off their late fees – Have you racked up late fees and are under 21? Now you can read them off. “We’re not really concentrating on what they’re reading so long as they’re reading,” LA County Library Director Skye Patrick said. He said ... more >
Welcome to the Promotional Thread for Authors. What’s this you say? I read quite a few blogs outside the romance blogosphere and many of the big ones have a daily open thread where the commenters drive the bus. The rules for Author Promo Night Open Thread are as follows: The ... more >