robyngoodfellow: (booktower)
2007-09-01 08:22 pm
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Canadian Book Prices are too High!

I don't know about you, but I'm sick and frigging tired of the stupid difference between the Canadian and US prices on books, especially with the dollar being only about five cents different right now. So, I'm going to do something about it.
Believe it or not, I'm actually going to (try) boycotting bookstores. I'm sending letters to Chapters and the major publishers, and have started a website: http://sidhe.dhu.googlepages.com/ and an online petition http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/canadianbooks/

If any of you would be willing to sign the petition, and pass on the info, I'd be horribly grateful.

Thanks!
robyngoodfellow: (booktower)
2007-02-20 11:04 pm
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robyngoodfellow: (dance)
2006-11-18 12:15 am
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Happy happy!

Happy Birthday [livejournal.com profile] rainbowk!!!!!!!!!!
robyngoodfellow: (lily-robyn)
2006-11-06 01:15 am
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robyngoodfellow: (catseye)
2006-10-31 07:32 pm

Happy Hallowe'en



Also: Happy Samhain, Happy Alfablot, Happy Feast of Sekhmet, Bast and Ra

(tried to post this last night, but something's wrong with this thing)
robyngoodfellow: (fish)
2006-10-13 01:26 am
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Quote-o-rama

"A moral compass can only point you in the right direction, it can't make you go there." -- Gil Grissom, CSI.

"Give you a couple of severed heads, and a pile of dead cows, and you're Mr. Sunshine." -- Sam Winchester to Dean, Supernatural.

"Life is like a box of crayons. Most people are the 8-color boxes, but what you're really looking for are the 64-color boxes with the sharpeners on the back. I fancy myself to be a 64-color box, though I've got a few missing. It's ok though, because I've got some more vibrant colors like periwinkle at my disposal. I have a bit of a problem though in that I can only meet the 8-color boxes. Does anyone else have that problem? I mean there are so many different colors of life, of feeling, of articulation.. so when I meet someone who's an 8-color type.. I'm like, "hey girl, magenta!" and she's like, "oh, you mean purple!" and she goes off on her purple thing, and I'm like, "no -I want magenta!"" -- John Mayer
robyngoodfellow: (muses are busy)
2006-09-07 11:13 am
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Yoinked from [personal profile] rainbowk...

Based on the lj interests lists of those who share my more unusual interests, the interests suggestion meme thinks I might be interested in
1. clive cussler score: 18
2. sahara score: 16
3. steve zahn score: 12
4. popomundo score: 10
5. teal'c score: 8
6. majandra delfino score: 8
7. national treasure score: 8
8. shameless score: 8
9. az alkmaar score: 8
10. kikbier score: 8
11. samantha carter score: 8
12. bad charlotte score: 8
13. folk punk score: 8
14. a-team score: 8
15. matt stone score: 8
16. jason webley score: 8
17. iedereen zooo jotje score: 8
18. hattrick score: 8
19. jewel staite score: 8
20. joe flanigan score: 6

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robyngoodfellow: (don't kill sg1)
2006-09-02 12:05 am
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Save Stargate!

If you want to write a letter to SciFi or MGM, the volunteers at Save Stargate SG~1 will mail it for you!
Go here: http://savestargatesg1.com/email.php
robyngoodfellow: (booktower)
2006-08-15 10:54 pm
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book meme from [personal profile] rainbowk

1. One book that changed your life
I can't really think of one. I've read a lot of books, and I can't think of one book that's caused any kind of a eureka moment for me.

2. One book you have read more than once
Just one? But there are so many. I keep going back to reread books and find things I've missed. I seem to keep going back to the works of Terry Pratchett, mostly Good Omens, and Mercedes Lackey's Elemental Masters series.

3. One book you would want on a desert island
Seriously, one book wouldn't be enough for me on a desert island. It would have to be an author I would liked, instead of one I loved.

4. One book that made you laugh
Gil's All Fright Diner by A. Lee Martinez. This book is hysterical, and I couldn't put it down.

5. One book that made you cry
The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis.

6. One book you wish had been written
I wish Mercedes Lackey hadn't been forced to stop writing her Diana Tregard books.

7. One book you wish had never had been written
I tend to forget the really bad ones. Maybe Beloved.

8. One book you are currently reading
I just finished reading Revenge of the Wrought-Iron Flamingos by Donna Andrews, and am probably going to start on The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff.

9. One book you have been meaning to read
The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli.

10. Now tag 5 people
Um. The five people who want to?
robyngoodfellow: (book)
2006-08-08 12:42 am
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Books...

I just found out that one of my favourite authors had a book released in June, and I only found out about it today. *sigh* it's been

The new book The Oracle's Queen is the third, and probably final part of series... She's written two books already about this character, who is the only remaining heir to a matriarchal throne, but her uncle is killing all female heirs, so she's hidden by wizards in the guise of a boy. Anyway, it's been three years since her last book came out, so I've kinda slowed down on checking her website.
I would definitely recommend her books. The first one in the original group is called Luck in the Shadows, and it's about a thief/spy/courtier in the court of a descendent of the Queen in the new series, which starts out with The Bone Doll's Twin. I won't call them trilogies, although they each have three books right now, because the author says she has no intention of stopping with three books.

Anyway, I'm angry about not knowing about this earlier... but happy because it means I have another book by a great author to look forward to.
robyngoodfellow: (Default)
2006-06-29 11:26 pm
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Memes

memes )
robyngoodfellow: (catseye)
2006-06-20 11:54 pm

meme...







Which anime catgirl are you?




You are ANNA/UNI PUMA from DOMINION TANK POLICE - Not all cat girls are sugar and spice, and you're living proof. The streets are your home, and you answer to no one. When you see something you want, you get it by any means necessary. However, usually the police don't let you keep it.
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Wow... took two different catgirl memes, and got the same answer both times.
robyngoodfellow: (squee)
2006-06-09 11:01 pm
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Just had to share this. Hope it works.

Dancing dude Dancing dude
Cute little dancing dude.