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By Singing Light

Pretty much everything here originally appeared at my actual blog: By Singing Light. I particularly focus on upper middle-grade and young adult books. I also enjoy adult genre books, especially speculative fiction.

Currently reading

The Lost Tools of Learning and the Mind of the Maker
Dorothy L. Sayers
The Seventh Bride
T. Kingfisher
Hope in the Dark
Rebecca Solnit
Outrun the Moon
Stacey Lee
Midnight Thief
Livia Blackburne
The White Hart
Nancy Springer
The Great Wall Of Lucy Wu
Wendy Wan-Long Shang
Jim C. Hines
Elizabeth & Leicester: Power, Passion, Politics
Sarah Gristwood


Rook - Sharon Cameron

A post-apocalyptic book based on The Scarlet Pimpernel. I loooved it. I love The Scarlet Pimpernel anyway, and Cameron is doing some really fun things with the story–nice little touches of homage without tying herself to the plot when it doesn’t work for the story she’s telling. Plus, Sophia–this version of the Pimpernel–is a great character, and I found the romance pretty swoony. (secrets! trust issues! roof climbing!)

Source: http://bysinginglight.wordpress.com/2015/06/20/48hbc-saturday-evening