Author Archives: Liz Mc2

Milkman, by Anna Burns

Milkman won last year’s Man Booker prize. I’ve been reading it on and off for a while. Not because I didn’t like it, but its long sentences and paragraphs and stream-of-consciousness, tangential structure were too challenging when, say, I’d been reading … Continue reading

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TBR Challenge: The Spy Who Tamed Me, by Kelly Hunter

This month’s TBR Challenge theme is “Series.” Kelly Hunter’s The Spy Who Tamed Me is part of a series in the loose romance sense: the characters are related and appear in each other’s books, but each book stands alone fine and has … Continue reading

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Recent Reading: January (and some February)

I will skip the laments about not blogging more regularly and get to the book talk. It has been a pretty good reading year so far! I feel I should be reading less from the library and more from my … Continue reading

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TBR Challenge: Snowspelled, by Stephanie Burgis

This month’s TBR Challenge prompt is “We Love Short Shorts,” always a gentle introduction to the Challenge. I’m pretty sure I had Stephanie Burgis’ novella Snowspelled in my TBR because of Ana’s review. I like fantasy with an alt-Regency setting, … Continue reading

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Form(at) and Meaning

I’m in the middle of a couple of books. It’s been a slow reading book, both because it was my first full week of the semester and because these aren’t books to be read quickly. Both deal with some difficult … Continue reading

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