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March Magics guest post

Posted March 2, 2017 by Lory in elsewhere / 6 Comments
March Magics guest post

Today, I’m pleased to be taking part in the Diana Wynne Jones March / March Magics event, hosted once more this year by We Be Reading. I offered to write a post on Three Diana Wynne Jones Books You Need to Read Right Now, a topic I’ve been thinking about for some time, and Kristen […]

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I’m a featured blogger!

Posted December 17, 2016 by Lory in elsewhere / 14 Comments
I’m a featured blogger!

This week I was honored to be chosen as a Featured Blogger by Kate of Parchment Girl! She asked me lots of fun questions about my favorite books, authors, movies, music, food, and more, and made it all look so attractive and inviting with her great sense of visual style. Here’s the full interview at […]

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Link Love: October 2015

Posted October 18, 2015 by Lory in elsewhere, links / 12 Comments
Link Love: October 2015

Review of the Month: I Capture the Castle I’ve decided to start off my Link Love posts by highlighting a favorite review I’ve found elsewhere. This month it’s an insightful post about I Capture the Castle at the blog majoring in literature. Like all the best reviews, it makes me want to read this favorite […]

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Shiny New Books

Posted October 11, 2015 by Lory in elsewhere / 2 Comments
Shiny New Books

The fall issue of Shiny New Books came out this week, and as usual there are so many tempting titles to explore…it’s going to keep me busy for some time. In the blowing my own horn department, I had two pieces included: Suspense with Style: The Novels of Mary Stewart is in the BookBuzz section. […]

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More Women in Translation: Two by Astrid Lindgren

Posted August 23, 2015 by Lory in brief reviews, elsewhere / 2 Comments
More Women in Translation: Two by Astrid Lindgren

To celebrate Women in Translation Month, today I’m highlighting a piece I did earlier this summer for Shiny New Books, in which I reviewed two classics by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren that are now available in lovely new editions from the New York Review Children’s Collection. Lindgren is one of the world’s most-translated authors, but […]

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Shiny New Books

Posted July 9, 2015 by Lory in elsewhere / 4 Comments
Shiny New Books

It’s that time again — time for another issue of Shiny New Books, filled with glorious temptation. This time around, I contributed a review of two Astrid Lindgren reissues: Seacrow Island and Mio My Son, both from the New York Review Children’s Collection. These lesser-known classics from the author of Pippi Longstocking deserve a second […]

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Socratic Salon Discussion: A God in Ruins

Posted June 4, 2015 by Lory in discussions, elsewhere / 2 Comments
Socratic Salon Discussion: A God in Ruins

  Today, I’m thrilled to be part of the Socratic Salon discussion of A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson. This newly released companion novel to Atkinson’s brilliant Life After Life offers a different perspective on the tragic events of the Second World War, with mixed results for some readers. In our discussion a range […]

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A book I fell in love with

Posted February 11, 2015 by Lory in elsewhere / 4 Comments
A book I fell in love with

Today, I’m over at Bookish Illuminations as part of a two-week celebration of “Books that we fell in love with.” What a great idea for Valentine’s Day! I’m talking about Beauty by Robin McKinley, one of my very favorite fairy tale retellings. Please check it out, and be sure to visit all the posts from […]

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I’m in Shiny New Books!

Posted January 29, 2015 by Lory in elsewhere / 6 Comments
I’m in Shiny New Books!

Today marks the publication of Issue Three of Shiny New Books, which, if you haven’t yet encountered it, is a terrific online quarterly put together by four UK-based bloggers, featuring the best new fiction, non-fiction, and reprints. I’m thrilled to have two of my reviews included in this issue! I got to share my enthusiasm […]

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Austen in August Guest Post

Posted August 12, 2014 by Lory in elsewhere / 0 Comments
Austen in August Guest Post

Today, I’m over at Lost Generation Reader with an “Austen in August” guest post on illustrated Jane Austen editions! I hope you’ll check it out. Two favorite illustrations from the new Folio Pride and Prejudice  

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