Rusalka by C. J. Cherryh

Cherryh, C.J. (1989). Rusalka. Ballantine Books; New York. As a young adult, I devoured the tales of the brilliant and consummately skilled science fiction writer C.J. Cherryh. The first of her books that I enjoyed was Rider at the Gate, and the memory of it still leaves me with chills of mystery, magic, and adventure….

Happy Halloween! And Why I Can’t Compete

Happy Halloween, everyone! I hope that you all survived last night – whether you were hiding out from vandals in Ontario or Michigan (i.e. Devil’s Night), or fearing a rather serious prank from a neighbor in the United Kingdom (i.e. Mischief Night). Although October 30th does go by many names depending on where you live,…