Spellbent by Lucy A. Snyder

Title: Spellbent Author: Lucy A. Snyder Publisher: Del Ray Source: Columbus Metropolitan Library (but I did buy my own copy later) Snyder is a local author I’ve been following for a while.  Spellbent is set in and around Columbus, Ohio.  One reason why I enjoyed Spellbentso much was Snyder’s ability to seamlessly weave her fictional pieces… Continue reading Spellbent by Lucy A. Snyder

My Favorite Reads of 2010

Last year I read over 60 books and surprisingly, my top five favorites were read mostly at the beginning of the year. Not surprisingly, I didn’t write reviews of all of them.  For the ones that don’t have reviews, I’ll be writing those later this week.  Not all of my favorite reads were released in 2010.  My… Continue reading My Favorite Reads of 2010

Giveaway of Sparks and Shadows by Lucy A. Snyder

Lucy A. Snyder is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of the novels Spellbent and Shotgun Sorceress and the collections Sparks and Shadows, Chimeric Machines, and Installing Linux on a Dead Badger. Her writing has appeared in Strange Horizons, Weird Tales, Hellbound Hearts, Masques V, Doctor Who Short Trips: Destination Prague, Chiaroscuro, GUD, and Lady Churchill’s… Continue reading Giveaway of Sparks and Shadows by Lucy A. Snyder

Story of the Month – “Forgetting”

“Forgetting” by Lucy A. Snyder has been the ultimate Story of the Month for me.  I read it several years ago either as a link from her web site or a story on her site.  It’s the melancholy tone that’s stayed with me.  The story has five characters – daughter, mom, dad, dog and chicken.  It’s… Continue reading Story of the Month – “Forgetting”

Giveaway and Recipe Exchange from Two Writing Friends

Oh!  I nearly forgot to tell you about a current giveaway and an upcoming recipe exchange. Rhonda Parrish is giving away a copy of Shades of Greenon Goodreads.  The contest ends on September 30th.  I reviewed Shades of Green in February and followed that up with an interview. Starting October 5th, Beth Cato is holding… Continue reading Giveaway and Recipe Exchange from Two Writing Friends

Upcoming Attractions!

I wanted to provide you with a list of upcoming attractions over the next few months.  Today and tomorrow you may see a few book reviews go up that are related to Booking Mama’s 2010 EW Summer Books Challenge. September Book Blogger Appreciation Week – BBAW is scheduled this year from September 13th to September… Continue reading Upcoming Attractions!

Mailbox Monday – May 10th

A big thank you to Marcia at The Printed Page for hosting Mailbox Monday.  A lot of new books flew into the house this week courtesy of the Ohioana Book Festival.  This is the fourth year of the festival in which Ohio authors are featured.  Starting from the top of the stack is Don of the… Continue reading Mailbox Monday – May 10th

Ohioana Book Festival

     It wasn’t until May 2008, the weekend of the Ohioana Book Festival, that I first heard of it.  Friday was the opening night for Jeff Smith’s exhibit at the Wexner Center for the Arts.  Both Harvey Pekar and Joyce Brabner were in attendance.  The next morning they were off to the Ohioana Book Festival.  The… Continue reading Ohioana Book Festival

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