January 12, 2023 by Betsy Bird
When you were a child, what food or drink sounded delicious in a book, but wildly disappointed you when you tried it? We count down the Top 10 contenders (as well as some Honorable Mentions).
March 1, 2018 by Betsy Bird
It’s been a while! You can tell when I’ve been flush with content because my Fusenews posts become a bit less frequent. But here we go. I’m back, and I just have so MUCH to tell you! Where to start, where to start . . . . I know! Let’s begin with everyone’s favorite subject. […]
June 10, 2014 by Betsy Bird
So the big news this week was that a writer at Slate decided that now was an ideal time to take a potshot at adults reading young adult books. And, as you might expect, everyone got quite hot under the collar about it. To arms! To arms! Considering that this sort of thing happens pretty […]
November 23, 2011 by Betsy Bird
Anne McCaffrey passed away yesterday at the age of 85. I have linked to the io9 obituary because the title mentions her book The Ship Who Sang which was a great favorite of my mother’s back in the day. I was more of a Dragonriders of Pern fan myself. I have a very clear memory […]
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