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Debbie's Spurts

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


Currently reading

Too Like the Lightning
Ada Palmer
Progress: 4 %
A Wrinkle in Time (Time Series, #1)
Madeleine L'Engle
Honor Among Thieves
Ann Aguirre, Rachel Caine
Star Nomad
Lindsay Buroker
Bound by Faerie
John P. McKay
Pursuit of Magic
Linsey Hall
Progress: 1 %
Ghost Gifts
Laura Spinella
Shannon Mayer
Along Came Mr. Right
Gerri Russell
Tyrant's Blood
Fiona McIntosh

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