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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

P.S. Be Eleven

P.S. Be Eleven - Rita Williams-Garcia

The sequel to One Crazy Summer. I liked a lot of it, especially the range of different attitudes and experiences that are portrayed (anytime the idea of a monolithic culture gets broken down, I am happy). However, I was really surprised at the ending, which felt abrupt and unfinished–not so much open as simply cut off.

Source: http://bysinginglight.wordpress.com/2013/08/12/tbr-readathon-update-2