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I'm immortally interested in cultural/literary deconstructions, feminism, anti-racism, South Korea, Supernatural, Sherlock Holmes, Hayao Miyazaki, Diana Wynne Jones, food (including but not limited to maple butter, tomatoes, and toast), fairy tales, parentheses, paper airplanes, films and books.


Thursday, March 15, 2012

Follow Me Friday

New(ish) blogger here. I lurk, but generally don't participate (a lot). (I promise to stop with the parentheses.)

Q: What is the best book you've read in the last month? What is the worst book you've read in the last month?.

The best would have to be (I'm cheating here) The Hound of Baskervilles. It was in preparation for my late, late marathon of Sherlock, and I'm sure I didn't have to ... but I've reread Holmes for less.

Taking a page out of Alison Can Read, I'd have to say the biggest disappointment for me was Double Cross. I think I went in with expectations way too high, but I can't stop remembering the awesomeness that was Mind Games. It might just be that I'm not that much of a romantic, since the relationship seemed to take over the plot. Oh, well. I know I won't be able to resist picking up the next in the series. Expectations be darned!


  1. New follower! Oh, I love Sherlock Holmes! Doyle wrote the best stories. Looking forward to your reviews!

  2. Hi & Happy Friday :)

    I have been really looking forward to reading Double Cross, it's a shame it was a disappointment (but I must admit I love a good romance).

    Sharon @

  3. Thanks for following my blog, following you back! Havent read these book yet. Good luck with your blog! Nereyda @ Mostly YA Book Obsessed

  4. I LOVED MindGames, but I also liked/loved Double Cross if I recall correctly. *g* Too bad you were disappointed. I hate when that happens, especially with books like this one!

    And omfg, Sherlock. I can't even..

    Patricia // My FF (With 25$ Giftcard Giveaway)

  5. Hmm, never heard of either book. Happy follow Friday. Thanks for stopping by my blog. New follower.

  6. Hi there :) just hopping through... I love the Sherlock TV show!

    I'm also your newest follower :) Here is my choice...

    Feature & Follow

  7. Oh, a Sherlock fan! :)
    I'm a new gfc follower! :)

  8. I love Miyazaki's work, also!

    Found your blog through Parajunkie's blog hop and just started following - looking forward to reading more of your posts!


  9. Hey Great post :)

    New follower :)

    Here's my FF

  10. ahhh Sherlock is AMAZING, I'm so obsessed with that show! I love Benedict Cumberbatch so much haha, I'm such a fangirl.

    New follower! (:

  11. Hopping through. I've never watched Sherlock. What channel is it on? New follower!
    My Hop

  12. I haven't read either of these books however the Carolyn Crane series is on my wishlist, new follower, here's mine

  13. Love your site! New follower via GFC.


  14. I haven't read either book, but I trust your judgment :)

    Thanks for stopping by, New follower here!