Chapters 53-60. Questions by Allie.
Chapters 45-52. Questions by Susan.
Also, and I hope it’s ok that I mention it here, I’m participating in a readalong of Game of Thrones etc. at bookhouse.club, a new bookish forum. We only just finished reading chapter 1, and we’re taking it slow (a chapter every other day). Please pop in if you want!
This week it’s chapters 20-27. Questions by me. Here there be spoilers.
It feels like it was just yesterday that I started the reread posts for Kushiel’s Scion. Probably because it was and I’m behind. This week it’s chapters 12-19, questions by Allie.
Hi all! Hooray! We’re on the next book in Jacqueline Carey’s Kushiel’s Legacy! I’m a bit behind this week due to whatthefuckery, but onward! This week is the prologue through chapter 11. Questions by Susan.
Time for the final week of the Kushiel’s Avatar readalong. Again, thank you all for reading this with me. I enjoyed reading your thoughts. Questions by Allie.
I really hope people will want to continue with Imriel’s trilogy. You guys know how much I love Imriel! Continue reading
Ages ago I made a(n incomplete) list of movies and television shows that use a baby as a plot device versus movies and shows that show a character having an abortion. What was immediately obvious was that there were a lot more shows using a baby as a plot device than there were about about a women getting an abortion. I have a few theories as to why: the actress was pregnant (I know that was the case for at least one of the pregnancies in Once Upon a Time), abortions are boring, or the entertainment industry doesn’t want to send a message that abortion is ok. I lamented on how I wanted to see abortion portrayed as just a medical procedure and then we go on with our lives but figured that would be boring.
But now, we have Scandal. It’s a big deal that they showed the abortion as being no big deal. Thank you for making my television dreams come true.