Pioneer Girl Forthcoming!

Pioneer Girl Forthcoming!

Most readers, I think, have books firmly lodged in their childhood memories that hold a special place in their lives.  Sometimes those books stay there, cherished but not reread, and other times they are let loose, revisited regularly, and become adult comfort reads, books that you can retreat into when you just want to make the world go away. ...

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Thoughts on A Wrinkle in Time

Thoughts on A Wrinkle in Time

How much do I love Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time? A whole lot. I've given countless copies to medium-sized children of my acquaintance, I reread it at least once a year, and when I heard that there was going to be a graphic novel adaptation I couldn't pre-order a copy fast enough. (My devotion does not extend to watching either film adaptation....

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Hello! I'm Natalie Luhrs.

I write about books, culture, disability, and whatever else strikes my fancy. I have many opinions.

I am a two-time Hugo Award finalist, in 2017 for Best Fan Writer and in 2021 for my essay “George R.R. Martin Can Fuck Off Into the Sun, Or: The 2020 Hugo Awards Ceremony (Rageblog Edition)” in the Best Related Work category.

Please do not offer me medical advice. I have something like 10 doctors and it’s already pretty challenging to keep up with what they want me to do. I do not have the bandwidth to process any advice that doesn’t come from one of my doctors, no matter how well meant the advice may be. Thank you!

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