Food: Mushroom Curry

curryTerrible veg*n confession: I am dreadful at curries. I sit there and taste them over and over, thinking “what have I done wrong this time? It’s missing something!” And inevitably, I end up overseasoning them, and then force myself to eat them anyway.

And yet I keep experimenting, because one day I will make the perfect curry.

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Review: The Wolf House: Origins and Overtures

The Wolf House, Book I: Origins and Overtures by Mary Borsellino, with cover art by Audrey Fox

My friend Mary Borsellino is writing a series of young adult books called The Wolf House, and the first book was released as an e-book from Drollerie Press recently.

The press release describes The Wolf House as “Twilight for punks,” but as Wolf House-reader Beckah said:

…it could just as easily be called “Twilight for feminists” or “Twilight for queers” or “Twilight for people who really like monster movies” or “Twilight for people who don’t — well, ok, who do think that stalking can be kind of sexy, especially if it’s a vampire, but only if the author admits it’s kind of creepy too” or “Twilight for people who think everything would be better with kittens in.”

I tend to bristle at the desire to call any YA vampire book a “Twilight for [audience]” since Twilight was actually “A YA vampire book for Mormons,” but let’s not sweat it.

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