Road Trip Wednesday: Top Five “Robots”

Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway posts a weekly writing- or reading-related question. This week, the question is: What human-like robots (or robot-like humans?) have you enjoyed in books, TV, or movies? The worst thing is that as much as I’ve scoured Wiki’s pages on fictional robots and androids, I’m sure […]

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TV Review | Hemlock Grove

Copy origin: Netflix Canada More information: IMDB | Wikipedia Ley’s [rating:2] Hemlock Grove is Netflix’s latest streaming original series presentation, a supernatural horror drama mystery hybrid set in a small fictional town in Pennsylvania that looks exactly like a small town in Canada (they did nothing to hide or camouflage the street signs to look […]

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Pin ALL The Things!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin So, I do have plans on entirely reorganizing my blog and having regular scheduled posts, but I haven’t had a spare second to do so thanks to six days of work, one day off, and then right back into the working thing. But I’ll get there. I swear. Ley has […]

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Ebook Readin’

Cuddly lapcat, warm tea, and a good book. What more could you want? For Christmas this year, I received a Kobo Touch from a friend. It’s not something I requested, or that I thought I would enjoy. I had been skeptical of digital books. I had been one of those “but I prefer holding and […]

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Book Review: The Name of the Star

The Name of The Star by Maureen Johnson Release date: September 29, 2011 Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Genre: Young adult paranormal Copy origin: Preordered via BookDepository.com The day Louisiana teenager Rory Deveaux arrives in London marks a memorable occasion. For Rory, it’s the start of a new life at a London boarding school. But for many, […]

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Book Review: Sweetly

Sweetly by Jackson Pearce Release date: August 23, 2011 Publisher: Little, Brown Genre: Young adult urban fantasy Copy origin: Preordered via BookDepository.com SWEETLY is a modernization of Hansel and Gretel and a companion book to SISTERS RED. Twelve years ago, Gretchen, her twin sister, and her brother went looking for a witch in the forest. […]

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Link Soup #001

Yeah, that’s right. It’s a bunch of links tossed in together with no theme or consistency whatsoever. Like soup or something. Link soup. Oh look. The darling and talented Elizabeth blogs about 5 Reasons Not To Tell Someone You’re Writing a Book. Where was this a year ago? The comic version of Ain’t No Grave […]

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To NaNo, Or Not To NaNo

(Shakespeare reference has absolutely nothing to do with the fact my copy of So Silver Bright is presently sitting on my coffee table, waiting to be read.) Ooh, pretty graphic. Who made it? No idea. Let me know if you know! This is really just a short post to ramble. How are those two concepts […]

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On Idols … & Not Meeting Them

My uncle Gary came to visit from the faraway lands of Vancouver. When my mother mentioned this to me, she continued to add that she had a book for me from him. An advance uncorrected proof of Cory Doctorow’s latest book. That Gary had received from a writer friend of his, William Gibson. Needless to […]

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