IN other news, I'm back! In a highly unusual move for me, I went on vacation! Nothing major, just a few days in DC seeing the sights, but it was very much needed and appreciated. We're already planning a return trip in the spring since you never ever get to everything there is to see in a couple of days. I also managed to pick a hotel that, although quite nice, did not have wi-fi. That ended up being okay, as a couple of days away from the computer isn't necessarily a bad thing.
Anyway, I'm back, and that means reviews are starting up once again! My calendar is pretty packed until like, January, so I'm looking forward to reading and talking about a whole lot of books.
As a final thought, this made me smile: