Been avoiding ye ole blog. All seems like so much blah blah blah right now.
MAGIC OR MADNESS, by Justine Larbalestier
HIS MAJESTY'S DRAGON, by Naomi Novik
ACCELERANDO, by Charles Stross (no excuse, just didn't get to it before now)
20th CENTURY GHOSTS, by Joe HIll
BLACK HOUSE, by Stephen King & Peter Straub
various podcasts by Cory Doctorow and Jim Kelly, worth downloading for sure
SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, by Jane Austen
BURN, by Jim Kelly
Octavia Butler dying shook me up. She just wasn't that old. And though she hadn't written that much recently, she was one of my favorite writers when I was in my twenties. It's hard, and sad, to imagine that there won't be any more of her stories.
Never let your heart open with the spring flowers: One inch of love is an inch of ashes.