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About isabelcooper

I'm Izzy. I write stuff: mostly vaguely fantasy stuff, and most notably the following books: Hickey of the Beast, published March 2011 by Candlemark and Gleam No Proper Lady, published September 2011 by Sourcebooks Lessons After Dark, forthcoming in April 2012 from Sourcebooks I also like video games, ballroom dancing, and various geeky hobbies like LARPing. I have been known to voluntarily purchase and eat circus peanuts. Like, a whole bag at once.

A Terrifying Look at My Musical Tastes Part I: Billy Joel

Failbot 9000 failed hard last week, but hopefully this week is only slightly faily, and scheduled posting shall resume next week. Meanwhile, having listened to some Mark and Sarah Talk About Songs a lot, I thought I’d talk about music … Continue reading

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Failbot Fails

I have totally neglected to write a blog post this week. Such is the way of post-LARP weeks. Don’t even ask about my laundry. I am trying not to look directly at it, lest I make it angry. I’ll be … Continue reading

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Quick Post: Quick Podcasts

Currently strapped for time, for reasons which may or may not have to do with final proofs, learning to swear in Finnish for a LARP, and the day job. So here are some podcasts I enjoy, all clocking in at … Continue reading

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Dressing the Female Nerd, or: No

Returning to a brief point about The Librarians (fuck, Cassie, it’s Season 2, I know you have solid-colored sweaters to wear with patterned skirts, LOOK INTO THAT BECAUSE MY EYES ARE BLEEDING, also pick ONE SHIRT, ONE AT A TIME … Continue reading

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“The Good Place” and Soulmates

The same friend who recommended The Librarians also pointed me at The Good Place. (Excellent taste, that lady: she’s also responsible for about three-quarters of my current wardrobe, one way or another.) It’s a really smart sitcom from the guy … Continue reading

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Problematic Things: The Romance Edition

Warning: this is going to talk some about sex, and kink, and so forth. If you don’t want to read about that, or have to see me at Christmas parties and thus do not need to connect me with this, … Continue reading

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The Librarians, Dragon Age: Inquisition, And Couples Who *Sort Of* Work Together

I don’t remember how old I was when I realized that not everyone’s parents worked together. See, I was a faculty brat. My parents met because they both worked for at the same prep school*– and my friends were mostly … Continue reading

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