The empty places where we have yet to map

Via Kristin Cashore: The Known Universe. Full-screen highly recommended. Thank you for making me miss science fiction. And just for fun, a Christmas card from somewhere else out there. Happy days-between-Christmas-and-New-Year’s, everyone! (Do those days have a name? Besides “The Dead Days,” that is. I want something a tad more … Continue reading

Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances, by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle

A train gets stuck in a snowstorm in Gracetown, NC (a literally one-Starbucks town, as we’ll soon see), late on Christmas Eve.* Revolving around this event are three interconnected tales of teen love, angst, and romping in the snow. I’m not usually a short story fan — by the time … Continue reading