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RIP XI

I was thinking about skipping R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril (RIP) this year. There’s so much going on, and I’m putting so much energy into job-hunting, I don’t have a lot left over. All my creative writing is going into customizing resumes … Continue reading

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Girl Waits With Gun

Constance Kopp doesn’t quite fit the mold. She towers over most men, has no interest in marriage or domestic affairs, and has been isolated from the world since a family secret sent her and her sisters into hiding fifteen years … Continue reading

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Chapelwood

Birmingham, Alabama is infested with malevolence. Prejudice and hatred have consumed the minds and hearts of its populace. A murderer, unimaginatively named “Harry the Hacker” by the press, has been carving up citizens with a hatchet. And from the church … Continue reading

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The Delicate Dependency

They are cool to the touch and alluringly beautiful in their ageless youth, and their fathomless eyes are the eyes which transfix. The secrets they guard are rendered in the iron doors and gothic traceries of Notre Dame. Their arts … Continue reading

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RIP X

Image courtesy of Abigail Larson, used by permission. It’s time! Past time, actually, I’m slow to get back to the blog this year–but I’ve been reading, greedily and joyfully. Here’s my pool of possible titles for this year’s Readers Imbibing … Continue reading

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2014 Reading List

I had a modest goal for 2014: to read at least two books per month. I made it with a few to spare, thanks to some quick mystery novels read during the RIP Challenge. I read much more than I … Continue reading

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We’ve Moved!

As you might have guessed from the extended silence around here, life’s been a little busy the past couple of months. Our purchase of the house went through without a hitch, and we moved in…uh…nearly four weeks ago! (Gracious, where … Continue reading

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January

Well, I guess that about does it for January, eh? There was so much to do, and so much to look forward to, it just flew by. On the work front, I had an “earthworm” month–i.e., I was buried in … Continue reading

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Meeting Churchill

I have a confession to make: I haven’t read a book in months. I got bogged down in Patrick Rothfuss’ The Name of the Wind–a book that started off well enough, but got so tedious three-quarters of the way through … Continue reading

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Let Her RIP!

It’s time, it’s time! If you’re a regular visitor to Bookish Dark, you know we’re careening joyfully into my favorite time of year, autumn, and with it, the Readers Imbibing Peril Challenge. Our obliging host, Carl, got the festivities underway … Continue reading

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