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Margaret McGaffey Fisk
Science Fiction, Steampunk, Fantasy, and Romance Writer
Science Fiction, Steampunk, Fantasy, and Romance Writer
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Cask Strength by Layla Reyne #reviews #gayromance

This is the middle book in a gay male romance series that is one continuous story, so I can forgive the serious cliffhanger ending, especially since the main story of the book is resolved. Aidan and Jamie advance their relationship as well, though they…

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5 Interesting Links for 07-14-2017 #Coins #Education #Vision #Promotion #Disasters #talestotideyouover

Production (Coins) This is a fun look at the minting of Canadian coins, with an interesting tidbit of countries outsourcing their coin production, something I’d never heard of.…

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Structophis by Joseph R. Lallo #YA #dragons #reviews #talestotideyouover

I grew up on the Scooby Doo cartoons, and sure, they weren’t great literature, but there were a million reasons I kept watching. I’ve never read a narrative that invoked the same response until now, but Structophis definitely has it. Sure, the novel has a…

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Things That Make Me Smile No.125: Digital #Coloring #app #smiles #talestotideyouover

The eagle I used for Pondering Patriotism came from a coloring app I discovered for my phone. The Mandala below is another one. I love coloring, and find it meditative, but doing a complex picture on paper, and making sure the pencils are sharp enough to…

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5 Interesting Links for 07-07-2017 #curiosities #discrimination #paleontology #interestingpeople #writing #talestotideyouover

Curiosities (Reading) Questions of format have always been an issue, as this collection of miniature books shows. http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/miniature-books-iowa-antique Discrimination (Society) Just as they have now determined bullying has…

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Contingency Plan by Robyn Bachar #reviews #sciencefiction #romance

Note: Contains spoilers for the first book, so read that first. This is the second book in Bachar’s science fiction romance series, and it lives up to the same things that I enjoyed in Relaunch Mission. Contingency Plan focuses on Security Chief Ryder and…

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Pondering #Patriotism on the Fourth of July: Perspective of a Diplomat's Daughter #talestotideyouover #unitedstates

I grew up a little differently than most Americans. I remember watching the Marines fold the consulate flag when dark fell. The flag was huge, though I think the embassy flags are larger, and it took a lot of them to handle it properly. The flag barely…

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5 Interesting Links for 06-30-2017 #Ravens #Clothing #Energy #Writing #InterestingPeople #talestotideyouover

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Ravens (Birds) A lovely set of photographs documenting white ravens along with some notes about their place in mythology. http://www.reshareworthy.com/white-ravens/ Clothing (Society) Parents taking…

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Some Kind of Hero by Suzanne Brockmann #reviews #romance #SEAL #talestotideyouover

I overloaded on Brockmann a few years back (you can see the reviews by clicking her name tag below), but this book is a perfect reminder of why I binged in the first place. Some Kind of Hero is populated with wonderful characters from the wastrel Dingo to…

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Things That Make Me Smile No.124: The Grand Canyon. #smiles #talestotideyouover #nature

BBC Earth’s time lapse photography of the Grand Canyon is awe inspiring. Enjoy. Note: This is on Vimeo, so if the video doesn’t display on your device, you can go here: https://vimeo.com/217407298. Also, it does contain music, so raise and lower the…
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