Recently there have been rumblings in the blogosphere about the re-jacketing of Cindy Pon‘s book SILVER PHOENIX that have been brought to my attention. Reactions have been mixed, from outrage to support, with many bloggers pointing to the re-jacketing as yet another example of publishing cover racefail (the first being Justine Larbalestier’s LIAR and the [...]
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This morning I got a phone call from “Home” around 9:00am EST, which meant it was 6:00am back in Los Angeles where my family was calling from. DAD: Hey Noonster, I’ve got your brother on the phone; he needs help with an English assignment. JJ: (hiding the fact that she was still in bed) It’s [...]
A bit late, I admit, but things are a little busy in Chez Jones, what with the Sacramento Joneses down in sunny southern California for a visit. New Year’s passed in typical Jones family fashion with my mother and grandmother making 떡국 (tteok guk — beef soup with rice cakes except in my case it’s [...]
Although I did not talk about the passing of Kurt Vonnegut (mea culpa), I need to mention the death of Lloyd Alexander, the author of The Chronicles of Prydain. Requiescat in pace.
This may be the best summary of Lloyd Alexander’s Taran Wanderer that I have ever read. Taran I don’t know who I am, so I’ll go all over the place. THE END Oh Taran.