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Sadie S. Forsythe

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Sadie's bio used to claim she hails from the Southeastern United States, lives in Northwestern England, is a fan of all things Japanese, holds degrees in Anthropology/Comparative Religion, International Criminology, and Social Change, loves local coffee shops, geek culture, everything bookish, and tea (steaming with milk and sweet iced), as well as that she is married with two daughters and an imaginary dog.

She's repatriated and now owns a real, true-to-life, only modernly neurotic husky/malamute mix. The rest is still true.

On a side note, I use GR and my shelves to keep track of books I've read, hope to read, have been asked to read, intend never to read, etc. Thus they are full to overflowing. Don't judge, yeah?

I also keep Kindle-Lendab
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IronskinI borrowed Ironskin, by Tina Connolly, from the library.


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Jane Eliot wears an iron mask.


It’s the only way to contain the fey curse that scars her cheek. The Great War is five years gone, but its scattered victims remain—the ironskin.


When a carefully worded listing appears for a governess to assist with a “delicate situation”—a child born during the Great War—Jane...

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The Weeping Empress

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message 23: by Lenore

Lenore Zarah wrote: "Yay! I'm so glad to find Group people out in the wild."

Ditto! :)


message 22: by Zarah

Zarah Scarletine wrote: "Thanks for finding me! :-)

Isobel/scarletine"


Well, using the same avatar makes it easy. :-) I saw you when I friended Ed. Thrilled to see what you read...ok, I didn't mean that to sound as stalkery as it did.


Scarletine Thanks for finding me! :-)

Isobel/scarletine


message 20: by Zarah

Zarah Awww, thank you Auntie J!


message 17: by Tina_K

Tina_K Thanks for the friend request! :) I'm glad my avatar brings you joy. It always makes me smile.


message 16: by liz

liz Thank you for your words :)


Steelwhisper Thanks for the friending! :) And I as well have to warn of potentially ranting reviews...


message 14: by Zarah

Zarah Liz wrote: "Thanks for being my friend in spite of possible food gremlin induced snarking >.>

(though it did produce one of my most favorite phrases of the week...I crack me up.)"


I'm all for snarky friends! Keeps life interesting. (And yes, a fabulous and should be oft used phrase it was.)


message 13: by liz

liz Thanks for being my friend in spite of possible food gremlin induced snarking >.>

(though it did produce one of my most favorite phrases of the week...I crack me up.)


message 12: by Robert

Robert Edward Thanks for adding me Sadie!

I'm glad to see that you want to help improve the book blogging community!

I am looking forward to us working together!


message 11: by Zarah

Zarah Harv wrote: "Hey, Sadie!

Finally getting around to a Print On Demand version of DAUGHTER MOON. I plan to put a slightly abridged version of your review of MOON on the back cover. Please say yes? My graphic ..."


Of course yes! By all means. The book deserves to be in print and I'd be delighted to have contributed even the few small words. The groups can be addictive, be careful. :-)


message 10: by Harv

Harv Griffin Hey, Sadie!

Finally getting around to a Print On Demand version of DAUGHTER MOON. I plan to put a slightly abridged version of your review of MOON on the back cover. Please say yes? My graphic artist wants fewer review words; I want tinier review words: but I think she's going to win. Hope you are doing well. In other news, I finally joined a GoodReads group: something about Time Travel . . . Cheers! @hg47


message 9: by Zarah (last edited Jul 15, 2012 12:26AM)

Zarah Jacques wrote: "Hi, Sadie. A colleague of mine recently told me about "wuxia", which apparently is a genre of Chinese martial arts fiction. It's usually about a heroic figure who protects helpless innocents."

Wow, that sounds right up my alley. You're right, The Weeping Empress might fall on the edge of the category. I think your Emily Kane novels do too. I'm definitely going to try and find a good translation or two and look into it further. Wikipedia had a list of the most well known books, but not if they are in English. But look:

http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/4...
http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/4...

Goodreads has two small groups of Wuxia readers. I'd bet they could point us in the right direction. At the very least they have bookshelves. Thank for sharing. I'm a little excited now.


Jacques Antoine Hi, Sadie. A colleague of mine recently told me about "wuxia", which apparently is a genre of Chinese martial arts fiction. It's usually about a heroic figure who protects helpless innocents.

Anyway, as soon as I heard this, it struck me that The Weeping Empress is like wuxia, though Muhjah and Senka strain the type a bit. I suppose my books are a more distant cousin of wuxia. One thing the genre is known for is gripping descriptions of fight scenes.

I thought I might read a few to try to learn something from them, especially about choreographing the fight scenes. The trick is finding readable translations. But I've heard that one or two have been translated well recently.


message 7: by Mel Of (last edited Jul 05, 2012 01:52AM)

Mel Of Bacchus Wow, you read a lot of books! Thanks for finding and friending me on here too Sadie!! Blessings xx


message 6: by Zarah

Zarah Linda wrote: "Hi Sadie, and I'm pleased to say your author interview is now live on the blog and so is the Book Giveaway too - you and your fans can find it here: Interview with Sadie Forsythe and Book Giveaway"

Thank you Linda! It all looks wonderful. I saw your lovely review too. I'll have to look into the Tiptree. Off to Twitter, FB, etc.


message 5: by Linda

Linda Parkinson-Hardman Hi Sadie, and I'm pleased to say your author interview is now live on the blog and so is the Book Giveaway too - you and your fans can find it here: Interview with Sadie Forsythe and Book Giveaway


message 4: by Linda

Linda Parkinson-Hardman Hi Sadie, I just wanted to say thank you for accepting my friend request and to wish you Happy Reading in 2012 :-)


message 3: by L.S.

L.S. Fayne Hi Sadie, the books have been sent. We didn't talk about a review time. What do you think? You can also answer this after you recieve them.

Linda


message 2: by Zarah

Zarah Jason wrote: "Hi, Sadie, great to meet you :)"

You too, lovin' that you're lovin' the lego games. Sounds interesting.


message 1: by Jason

Jason Hi, Sadie, great to meet you :)


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