2011 non-fiction. Orenstein breaks down various elements of the
pink-princess culture as marketed to young girls.
On Boxing Day because it's a tradition now (i.e. we did it last year),
a bunch of us without family commitments got together for boardgames.
Like the last session here, we stayed together as one big group.
1959 thriller. British agent Michael Reynolds travels to Budapest to
retrieve a British scientist kidnapped by the Russians and due to be
shown off at a conference. US vt The Secret Ways.
1943 classic English detective fiction; twelfth of Marsh's novels of
Inspector Roderick Alleyn. At a run-down hot-springs resort in the back
country of New Zealand, one guest seems to be going out of his way to
offend everyone; then he vanishes.
2015-2016, 22 episodes. Famous writer Richard Castle continues to work
with NYPD homicide detective (now Captain) Kate Beckett, in the final
season of this police procedural.
1959 horror. Mary Crane has stolen $40,000 from her employer and is
running away to get married. Unfortunately she's chosen to stay at the
Third time at the Marlow Donkey and the sixth monthly meeting of this
2011 non-historical fiction, sequel to Fly By Night. Mosca Mye and
Eponymous Clent are still in trouble, and attempting to flee through
Toll, the town that controls the only bridge across the big river. But
both entering and leaving have their price. US vt Fly Trap.
Pyramid, edited by Steven Marsh, is the monthly GURPS supplement
containing short articles with a loose linking theme. This time it's
the loose idea of bizarre phenomena and, well, strange powers.
1999 tartan noir. Gavin Hutchison has a brilliant idea: convert an oil
rig to an offshore resort hotel for xenophobic tourists, with all the
comforts of home but warmer weather since it'll be moored off the
African coast. What better way to show it off than by hosting a school