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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 Privilege of the Sword - Ellen Kushner I think I actually liked Swordspoint better, but I’m struggling to come up with a reason. It’s not that Kushner’s writing is bad in either case, or that I disliked the characters. I was actually very fond of Katherine and Marcus. Having read them in order, the Duke is more tragic than anything else. But I think Swordspoint will be the one I revisit more often.