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The Nothing Girl, Jodi Taylor 23 April 2024

2014 romance and light mystery. Jenny Dove has a severe stutter and chronic lack of self-confidence; she's on the verge of suicide when something appears to her and tells her not to. Eventually, she will have to make something of herself.

Who Killed Father Christmas?, ed. Martin Edwards 22 April 2024

2023 mystery anthology, fifth of the British Library's series of seasonal mysteries.

The Weekly Challenge 265: The Appearance of Completion 21 April 2024

I’ve been doing the Weekly Challenges. The latest involved hunting integers and filtering words. (Note that this ends today.)

Good Neighbors, Stephanie Burgis 20 April 2024

2022 fantasy-romance, fixup of four shorter works. After the townsfolk burned down her workshop, Mia Brandt tries to keep her powers quiet in her new home. But the necromancer next door isn't going to let it be.

A Grave Matter, Anna Lee Huber 19 April 2024

2014 historical mystery; third in Huber's Lady Darby series (post-Regency amateur detection). Still shaken by the events of the previous book, Lady Darby must step forward again when a caretaker is murdered and a body stolen…

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…

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.

Neighbourly Games 8 April 16 April 2024 - 6 comments

More gaming with some nearby friends.

All Good Things, Emma Newman 15 April 2024

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

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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