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Do Your Worst, Rosie Danan 18 April 2024

2023 romance. She's a curse-breaker. He's a disgraced archaeologist with a famous father. They're both wotking on the same Scottish castle before it gets redeveloped…

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Quarter Share, Nathan Lowell 17 April 2024

2007 YA SF, first in a series. Ishmael Horatio Wang finds himself orphaned and penniless, and the only way of getting out of that seems to be to sign aboard an interstellar merchant ship.

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Neighbourly Games 8 April 16 April 2024 - 2 comments

More gaming with some nearby friends.

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All Good Things, Emma Newman 15 April 2024

2017 fantasy, fifth and last volume of its series. Things are finally getting moving.

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The Weekly Challenge 264: Greatest English Array 14 April 2024

I’ve been doing the Weekly Challenges. The latest involved letter hunting and array construction. (Note that this ends today.)

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Thirsty Meeples April 2024 13 April 2024

Back to the boardgame café.

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The Empress of Earth, Melissa Scott 12 April 2024

1987 SF, third of its trilogy. With a new Hegemon established, Silence Leigh is finally ready to make another try at reaching Earth.

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Hexicon 2 11 April 2024

Hexicon is a small church-hall convention held quite close to me. I missed the last one but made it along this time.

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The Untold Story, Genevieve Cogman 10 April 2024

2021 alternate-world fantasy, eighth and last of its series. Irene is trying to do something about the situation she's discovered, but forces within the Library seem to be working against her.

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Gaslight (1944) 09 April 2024

1944 psychological thriller, dir. George Cukor, Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman: IMDb / allmovie. Is she going mad?

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