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Just an avid reader. Mostly SF/Fantasy, some hobbies, paranormal, urban fantasy and lighter, fluffier things.

 

Currently reading

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking
Samin Nosrat, Wendy MacNaughton
Bring Me Their Hearts
Sara Wolf
House of Earth and Blood
Sarah J. Maas
A Selection of Designs inspired by Iznik & Delft Pottery in Cross Stitch: 16 stunning floral cross stitch designs
Durene Jones
Ain't Love a Witch?
Dakota Cassidy
Progress: 1 %
The Old Witcheroo
Dakota Cassidy
Gemina (The Illuminae Files)
Jay Kristoff, Amie Kaufman
Progress: 100 %
The Dragonbone Chair
Tad Williams
Progress: 14 %

Favorite Book Quotes


"Never interrupt your enemy while he is making a mistake"— Lois McMaster Bujold

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hugo-Winning Author Nnedi Okorafor on How Whitewashing Once Came to Her Book Cover

Seriously, a story set in Africa with Africans gets a blonde white woman (see first left cover, an unacceptable to author first revision middle and final post-ARC cover) in African dress walking thru African desert?  Inarguable example shown in cover images:

 

Source: http://io9.gizmodo.com/hugo-winning-author-nnedi-okorafor-on-how-whitewashing-1793374744