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Sunday Salon – What makes a book YA versus Adult?

Recently I have read several adult books that touch on the same themes that many YA books focus on, such as life [sic] in a post-apocalyptic world, or characters who are angels (half angels/bad angels/good angels). Sometimes the background plot … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month Spotlight – Sexual Abuse of Women in the Military

[Updated from original date of post] There are over 200,000 active-duty servicewomen comprising 14.5% of the total active force of 1.4 million people. Recently (in part because of the reluctance of some in Congress to renew the Violence Against Women … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon – Why I Love Jo Nesbo

On November 19 I went to hear Jo Nesbo speak at the local indie, Politics & Prose. Although there were many seats available, it was packed, with quite a few who stood throughout the presentation. Beforehand, a Danish reporter asked … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon – A Close-up Look at FictFact, a Wonderfully Useful Service!

I follow a lot of series. There are the YA trilogies, there are mystery series, paranormal series, and all kinds of series. A blogger put me onto FictFact (and gaaah, I can’t remember who! …which is why I need services … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon – In Which I Actually Assent To A Personal Meme – Twenty Things About Me

Twenty Things About Me 1. I love orreries – the more unusual, the better. (An orrery is a model illustrating the relative positions and motions of the planets and moons in the Solar System.) If I could, I’d have them … Continue reading

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