Hi all! HOW ARE YOU?! My feet are healing well and I can wear (very wide) normal shoes instead of surgical shoes. Wild times here!
- New releases: AAR (romance), Smart Bitches (romance, 2nd part), Tor.com (fantasy, SF, genre benders, YA SFF)
- Linkity from Smart Bitches. And more. And MORE. AND MORE.
- Linkity from BookWyrm Knits.
- Some interesting thoughts about the power of the One Ring and Frodo.
- Some interesting thoughts on why the Ringwraiths increased in power over the course of Lord of the Rings.
- “Are Little Free Libraries better in wealthy neighborhoods?“
- What about a superhero who just fixes the damage from other superheroes?
- How to categorize fanfic authors.
- Cover snark from Smart Bitches.
- Deep thoughts.
- Cute or cursed sea otter fact?
- Some cursed facts about sturgeons.
- About cicadas.
- The Audobon Society differentiates between bird, birb, and borb.
- “Rethinking the Western concept of linear time“.
- About the placement of dragons’ eyes.
- Strawberry cupcakes. (via The Kitchn)
- Excellent cross stitch.
- Cute sheep.
- Embroidered hands.
- LEGO typewriter set!
- “People adapt to an extra thumb in fascinating experiment“.
- Umbrella rain poncho or rain poncho umbrella?
- Stiletto Crocs.
- xkcd on being fully vaccinated. Hover cursor/long-press for caption.
- Map of the US by a truck driver.
- An unusual take on cats “chittering” at birds.
- Three Mages and a Margarita, Dark Arts and a Daiquiri, Two Witches and a Whiskey, Four Shifters and a Stranger, A Damsel and a Demigod, Demon Magic and a Martini, The Alchemist and an Amaretto, Druid Vices and a Vodka, Lost Talismans and a Tequila, & Damned Souls and a Sangria (Guild Codex: Spellbound 1-8, 0.25, 0.5 [complete!]) by Annette Marie. Fun series about a human who accidentally ends up tending bar for a magic guild.
- Taming Demons for Beginners, Slaying Monsters for the Feeble, Hunting Fiends for the Ill-Equipped, & Delivering Evil for Experts (Guild Codex: Demonized [complete!]) by Annette Marie. Fun series (that intertwines with the other Guild Codex series) about a young woman who accidentally ends up bound to a demon, more or less.
- Warping Minds and Other Misdemeanors & Hellbound Guilds and Other Misdirections (Guild Codex: Warped 1-2) by Annette Marie. In-progress series (that intertwines with the other Guild codex series) about a slightly annoying criminal with a very unusual psychic ability.
- From the Ashes, Heart of Malice, Just for One Night, Blood Money, Heart of Fire, Heart of Ice, Heart of Stone, Heart of Shadows, & Heart of Vengeance (Alice Worth 1-6, +) by Lisa Edmonds. Very good series about a supernatural PI hiding from her mob boss father.
- My Luck, Hired Luck, Educated Luck, & Inherited Luck (Twisted Luck 1-4) by Mel Todd. Good series about an unmagical young woman who keeps finding dead bodies.
Tall Harry is tall (and a chunk)! Intent Polly is intent!
Polly trying to maim the kitty brush (and bite her tongue?!) as Harry looks on.