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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
Tantalize - Cynthia Leitich Smith I wanted to like this one, but I never quite did. Everything I liked about it I felt like I could get better from Sunshine. And I was never quite positive whether this was meant to be an alternate universe, or what. I have to say, though, this is one of the rare times when having a model photograph on the front cover really worked for me–probably because it’s a present-day story rather than a historical one. [Sept. 2010]