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Friday Reads: Come Tumbling Down

Come Tumbling Down (Wayward Children #5) by Seanan McGuire (fantasy) Summary: When Jack left Eleanor West's School for Wayward Children she was carrying the body of her deliciously deranged sister — whom she had recently murdered in a fit of righteous justice — back to their home on the Moors. But death in their adopted… Continue reading Friday Reads: Come Tumbling Down

Craft Central · Knitting · Socks

2019 Christmas Socks

I had three pairs of hand-knit socks that I gifted to family this year, and I don't think I've done a full FO post for any of them. So instead, I'm going to give you an abbreviated FO pic for all three combined! I knit these socks for my brother-in-law. I planned ahead on these,… Continue reading 2019 Christmas Socks

Discworld Read-A-Long · Reading

Discworld Read-A-Long 2019: Wrap-Up and Winner

Happy January! Now that there's been time for everyone to get in their 2019 Discworld reviews, it's time to figure out who won the goodie bag! My Discworld total count for 2019 was: 9.5 Equal Rites Mort Wyrd Sisters The Wee Free Men Soul Music Guards! Guards! Witches Abroad Lords and Ladies Reaper Man still… Continue reading Discworld Read-A-Long 2019: Wrap-Up and Winner

Friday Reads · On My Bookshelf · Reading · Reviews

Friday Reads: East

East (East #1) by Edith Pattou (YA fantasy, fairy tale retelling) Goodreads Summary: Rose has always felt out of place in her family, a wanderer in a bunch of homebodies. So when an enormous white bear mysteriously shows up and asks her to come away with him--in exchange for health and prosperity for her ailing… Continue reading Friday Reads: East

Cowls · Craft Central · Knitting

Simple Brioche Cowl

I finished my brioche cowl! https://flic.kr/p/2i48VAo I enjoyed knitting this, and learning a new technique. It was simpler than I thought it would be... until I discovered a mistake several rows down. Then I realized that I have NO IDEA how to backtrack and fix brioche knitting correctly. I'm not even sure I could rip… Continue reading Simple Brioche Cowl

On My Bookshelf · Top Ten Tuesdays

Top Ten Tuesday ~ Anticipated 2020 Releases (part 1)

It’s time for another Top Ten Tuesday! Don't forget to head over to That Artsy Reader Girl and join the linkup! Most Anticipated Book Releases for the First Half of 2020 (This is part one, because I'm assuming a future TTT post will be Most Anticipated Book Releases for the SECOND Half of 2020.) This topic… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday ~ Anticipated 2020 Releases (part 1)

Goals · It's My Life · Knitting · Reading · Write Now

Wrap-up: 19 for ’19 goals

Believe it or not, it's a new year. I don't know where 2019 went — but it's probably the same place 2018 went a year ago. Not that it feels like it's been a full year since I set myself these 19 challenges for 2019. One quick note: since the POPSUGAR 2019 Reading Challenge wasn't… Continue reading Wrap-up: 19 for ’19 goals