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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

The Minstrel and the Dragon Pup

The Minstrel and the Dragon Pup - Rosemary Sutcliff A picture book about a minstrel who raises a dragon pup and the adventures that befall them. I liked the story and, for the most part, the illustrations. Occasionally, though, there was a weird green cast to some of the skin tones that kind of put me off. [July 2011]