- New releases: Tor.com (sf, fantasy, young adult sff, genre benders) and AAR (romance)
- Linkity from Smart Bitches. Cover snark from Smart Bitches. More linkity from Smart Bitches.
- Linkity from the Pen Addict.
- Listen to a free short audiobook horror story by China Mieville.
- Listen/watch Neil Gaiman read a horror story.
- Neil Gaiman on how well received the Good Omens TV show has been.
- A librarian on the Macmillan ebook embargo, which goes into effect today.
- “Neither allegory nor lion: Aslan and the Chronicles of Narnia“.
- “The evolution of dragons in Western literature: A history“.
- On Jane Austen’s writing desk.
- Margaret Atwood knit a Great Auk.
- Non-book gift ideas for readers.
- “Does switching to Comic Sans really fix writer’s block?“
- NaNoWriMo tips from bookwyrmknits.
- Library puns.
- “Tips for surviving an Agatha Christie novel“.
- “It is a lovely day in Ankh-Morpork and you are a horrible goose“. Death and the goose.
Do, Make, Think, Learn
- Remember the Halloween Blizzard of 1991? That photo doesn’t do it justice.
- On gaming, knitting, textile workers, and computer history.
- Anxiety and ADHD.
- What the “perfect” female body has looked like at various points in history.
- “A tribute to Jane Fonda and her 50 years of activism“.
- Tips for packing for emergency evacuation.
- I like the concept of “load-bearing” more than spoons.
- 23 kale salad recipes.
- 20 recipes for fall soups.
- One-pot chickpea tomato peanut stew.
- Easiest two-ingredient chocolate mousse.
- Instant Pot bourbon pecan pie.
- Salted honey no-bake peanut butter pie. (via The Kitchn)
- No-bake pumpkin cheesecake bars.
- Apple cider doughnut cake. (via itstartledme)
- About the Hogwarts Interhouse Nuisance Orchestra.
- It STARTS as a “humans are weird” post…
- Defending a genie charged with “felonious wish-granting”.
- Fancy jack-o-lanterns at the Minnesota Zoo.
- Halloween costume idea: the Edmund Fitzgerald.
- Halloween linkity from kmkat. Linkity from kmkat. More linkity from kmkat.
- Linkity from bookwyrmknits.
- Lizards and Canada.
- Some things to consider before accepting a quest from a wizard.
- “OMG! A ghost!“
- Laugh your way through the Lord of the Rings movies via sh*tposts.
- Definitely how much of autumn in Minneapolis has been.
- AP English drama and suspense!
- Good Omens fanfic! And the actual Good Omens novel again…
*side-eyeing* -Chaos & Mayhem
Kitties – now more judgmental than evah!