Recipe for Life by Mary Berry

Ever since the Great British Bake Off swept into our lives, it’s rekindled a love for baking I’ve held onto since I was a child. My mother was always in the kitchen when I was growing up, prepping, cooking, baking, and as soon as I had my own kitchen at 20, I embraced the tradition […]

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The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells

I have always been fascinated with Artificial Intelligence, a future wherein androids dream of electric sheep and so much more, so when I came across Martha Wells‘ Murderbot Diaries series of novellas at the library I knew I was taking them home to indulge.  A corporate future demands the Company be party to all space-faring […]

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Flashy Friday: The Lost City of Dagon

Even with the strange breathing apparatus, Dr. Yuna Song was sure she would hyperventilate. Excitement quickened her heart rate; her whole body trembled. The stream of bubbles escaping her air tube obscured H’tkeh’s strange, alien face when she turned to them and tried to smile around the the cumbersome mouthpiece. H’tkeh reached out and took her […]

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Welcome 2019

As each new year rolls in, I find myself giddy at the prospect of a clean slate stretching out before me. Yes, there are still lingering remnants of the previous year, moments and activities clinging to the future as they long to be a part of it, but with a whole new year ahead of […]

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Year End Thoughts

It’s been an interesting year for me. Though it started out a bit on the slow side writing-wise, as the months progressed I found the pace quickening as I began indulging again in things I had begun to think had gotten lost somewhere inside me. I participated in NaNoWriMo this year, something I strive to […]

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Flashy Friday: Rebellion

Uniforms were to be worn at all times, most especially on the march. A single body out of line subjected itself to punishment. A button undone, a boot unpolished–some said these were infractions severe enough to incur death. Every day Iris tested the water to see how much she could get away with. Monday she put […]

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Shiv is Now Available

Harm none and do what ye will. Not even if they harmed you first. Not even if they destroyed the other half of your soul and left you empty inside. “Harm none,” Mother said,” lest you risk bringing that darkness back upon yourself threefold.” Everyday Siobhan asks herself what harm the darkness could possibly do. […]

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