Category Archives: Reviews

Book Review: We Have Always Lived in the Castle

I recently read and enjoyed Holding Up the Universe.  Within that book, Libby’s favorite book was We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson.  There was very little about the story mentioned, but just enough that I became … Continue reading

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Book Review: I’d Say Yes, God, If I Knew What You Wanted

Happy Easter Monday!  I spent a lot of the last few days at my church for Triduum services (that’s Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday), which at my church are very long but also very meaningful … Continue reading

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Classic Review: Smile!

On Friday I posted about authors I feel like I’ve met–but there is one other author that’s true about too, in a very different way.  Geraldine McCaughrean wrote one of my all-time favorites, The White Darkness, as well as the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Passengers

I recently watched Passengers with some friends, and found it utterly fascinating.  It’s gotten a lot of flack for the perception that it gives a questionable message about consent–although on a metaphorical level.  I didn’t see that at all.  In … Continue reading

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Book Review: Holding Up the Universe

I don’t find very many books at random anymore—I’ve become a “request and pick up” reader rather than a library browser, mostly.  But…sometimes I’m short on books and that requesting does take time.  And sometimes I find a gem just … Continue reading

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