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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 Magicians and Mrs. Quent - Galen Beckett A sort-of alternate history fantasy, set in a sort-of Regency England. Had nice moments and worldbuilding, but I struggled to understand certain motivations, and the main romance of the book didn’t quite work for me (I need more than just vague echoes of Jane Eyre to convince me two people are meant for each other). [July 2011]