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Katherine Cowley

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Katherine Cowley's novelette "The Clockwork Seer" appears in the new steampunk anthology, Steel and Bone. Her other award winning short stories and essays can be read on her website.

Katherine wrote her first story at the age of five, a retelling of the Icarus myth titled “The Turtle That Got Too Close to the Sun.” She has worked as a documentary film producer, a radio producer, and a college professor.

Katherine loves European chocolate, the history of science, and steampunk fashion. She has lived in the United States, Brazil, and Finland, and currently resides in Arizona with her husband and two daughters.

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Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems
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A hilarious book that had my kids picking up on subtext and interesting things the narrator is doing. Also--three dinosaurs. Three hungry dinosaurs. And Goldilocks. This was a hit for my kids and for the kids at the preschool co-op. I then had them c ...more
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The third and final book to the Divine Cities trilogy, and a strong wrap-up to the series. This book occurs over a decade after the previous book, and begins with assassination and revenge. There's cool magic, compelling worldbuilding (huge technolog ...more
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Time Salvager by Wesley Chu
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This book hit the spot for me, with intriguing characters on the run and nearly impossible odds. While in part it's a time travel novel, it's more a novel about the characters living and trying to survive in the present.

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There's a strong fixation with World War II, in part because it is easy to draw lines for right and wrong, in part because we can still clearly see the effects of it in the world around us, and in part because it is recent enough to not have slipped ...more
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The Temple by George Herbert
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George Herbert was my favorite poet in the Early British Literature class that I took, and so I was delighted when my book group to read him. We read about thirty of his poems and I loved revisiting his works. In particular, what I find striking is t ...more
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The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
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This book is set in a world that has five seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, and Death.

The fifth season does not occur every year, or even every century, but it occurs regularly enough to be called a season, and each time destroys a huge percenta
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Tender Wings of Desire by Harland Sanders
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Mark Twain
“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
Mark Twain

Henry David Thoreau
“Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.”
Henry David Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

Confucius
“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
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“Any cupcake consumed before 9AM is, technically, a muffin.”
Brian P. Cleary

Vladimir Nabokov
“Literature was not born the day when a boy crying "wolf, wolf" came running out of the Neanderthal valley with a big gray wolf at his heels; literature was born on the day when a boy came crying "wolf, wolf" and there was no wolf behind him.”
Vladimir Nabokov, Lectures on Literature

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