Things I Like

Books & Authors

– Anything set in Tortall by Tamora Pierce (The Immortals, The Song of the Lioness, Trickster, Beka Cooper, and Protector of the Small)
– Anything by Jane Austen (especially Pride & Prejudice and Persuasion)
– Most things by Shakespeare (a.k.a. not a fan of the histories)
– Poetry by e.e. cummings
– The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
– The Graceling series by Kristin Cashore
– Most things by Neil Gaiman, especially Anansi Boys and Stardust
– The Song of the Wanderer series by Bruce Coville
– The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
– The Firekeeper (wolf) series by Jane Lindskold
– Most things by C.S. Lewis, especially the Chronicles of Narnia
– The Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
– The Secret Texts trilogy by Holly Lisle
– The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
– A Wolf Story by James Byron Huggins
– Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
– The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
– The Princess Bride by William Goldman
– The Awakening by Kate Chopin
– Most poetry by Sylvia Plath
– Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore
– Most things by Zilpha Keatley Snyder, especially The Changeling and Libby on Wednesday
– Dragonworld by Byron Priess
– The Bone comics by Jeff Smith
– The Grisha Trilogy (e.g. Shadow and Bone) by Leigh Bardugo
– The Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas


– Mumford & Sons
– Brandi Carlile
– Beirut
– The Avett Brothers
– Led Zeppelin
– Florence & the Machine
– The Monkees
– Jennifer Knapp
– Adele
– The Lumineers
– Hozier
– Vance Joy
– Creedence Clearwater Revival

Movies & TV

– Ever After
– While You Were Sleeping
– The Lion King
– That Thing You Do!
– Bridesmaids
– Muppet Treasure Island
– Elf
– Forgetting Sarah Marshall
– Sixteen Candles
– Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
– Adaptation
– Galaxy Quest
– Up
– Paris Je T’aime
– Dogma
– Sliding Doors
– The Office
– Freaks and Geeks
– Community
– 30 Rock (Liz Lemon forever)
– Saturday Night Live
– Doctor Who
– Gilmore Girls
– Downton Abbey
– Get Smart
– Parks and Recreation

All random stuff, but they’re what I’ve taken in year after year. The things I like have become a part of me, and may show up (in their own weird way) in my writing.


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