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There and Back Again by Pat Murphy sort of writing as Max Merriwell
This is a delightful book! Not only is it a good space opera -- good plot & twists, fine characterization -- but as you read along you find the story lightly paralleling Bilbo's. There's even a puzzle to work out!
The Max Merriwell thing is a little odd, though. The only place his name turns up is on the title page and on a couple of editorial pages at the end. If she wants to use that for a psuedonym, why not actually use it? There's really no sense of Max until her explanation at the end.
Part of the long time is because I'm sleeping a lot -- more than I'm awake -- but I haven't turned the computer on for the last four days because my…
We had a couple of tornadoes the last two days, plus a lot of flooding. Loki and Junie kept rushing to see who could get into the carrier in the…
I've only been doing one thing a day and then sleeping a lot. Well, not yesterday -- I don't know what it was, but I think my upstairs neighbor had…