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    Thread: Spider Silk
Post: RE: Spider Silk

Andre had something of a fascination with seeing and seeming.  She did some interesting things with it in this story.  It reminds me a bit of the wordplay in German: schein [to seem or appear] vs. sei...
Jerrie Andre Norton 2 154 June 17th, 2022, 06:12 PM
    Thread: a vivid Andre Norton moment
Post: a vivid Andre Norton moment

In 8th grade English, we were told that the girls should read a "boy's" book and the boys read a "girl's" book, and write book reports.  Fascinated by the Robin Jacques cover, I chose _The Moon Of Thr...
Jerrie Andre Norton 2 84 June 6th, 2022, 02:29 PM
    Thread: Personal Connections
Post: RE: Personal Connections

It was at Oasis in June of '92, only the second con we'd ever gone to.  My lawyerspouse was along as the ride.  We all hit it off so well, Irene wrote me a letter offering to share a room.  "I'll even...
Jerrie Andre Norton 4 236 May 18th, 2022, 09:54 AM
    Thread: Personal Connections
Post: Personal Connections

Over on the "collecting Norton" thread, Jay started a fascinating discussion about acquiring Norton titles, admitting he was unlikely to ever wind up with _Murders For Sale_ and settling for _Sneeze O...
Jerrie Andre Norton 4 236 May 17th, 2022, 04:17 PM
    Thread: Collecting Norton
Post: RE: Collecting Norton

While considering your budgetary constraints, it's also important to consider your philosophy or mission statement.  One would probably help with the other.  Between being friends with Irene for sever...
Jerrie Andre Norton 8 265 May 17th, 2022, 04:09 PM
    Thread: Costume Con 2022
Post: RE: Costume Con 2022

Sounds like lots of fun!  Although I don't make them myself, I enjoy looking at and learning about costumes.  It's impressive you were able to restrain yourself to one bag. Jerrie
Jerrie Scifi & Fantasy Conventions 6 222 April 5th, 2022, 06:29 PM
    Thread: The Key of the Keplian - Discussion
Post: RE: The Key of the Keplian - Discussion

Years later, I still remember the joyous glee with which I devoured this book.  It read like true Norton to me.  I loved the characters, the horses, the relationships.  It's not perfect, but I'll neve...
Jerrie Andre Norton 11 287 March 17th, 2022, 04:58 PM
    Thread: Ciara’s Song - Discussion
Post: RE: Ciara’s Song - Discussion

_Ciara's Song_ is one of my favorites among the Norton collaborations.  There's so much depth, of character, background, world-building, relationships.  The sheer wonder of exploring new [and dangerou...
Jerrie Andre Norton 4 146 March 6th, 2022, 01:29 AM
    Thread: Stuff from Boskone
Post: RE: Stuff from Boskone

Did you have a good time at the con? How were the panels? Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 2 183 February 25th, 2022, 11:50 PM
    Thread: Website NEWS
Post: RE: Website NEWS

Thank you very much for all your hard work and effort to create and preserve an invaluable resource! Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 3 330 January 29th, 2022, 08:54 PM
    Thread: _To The King a Daughter_ discussion
Post: _To The King a Daughter_ discussion

https://www.tor.com/2022/01/17/echo-and-...-daughter/ She likes it!   I've got to read these one day. Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 1 239 January 24th, 2022, 11:08 AM
    Thread: Imperial Lady - Discussion
Post: RE: Imperial Lady - Discussion

I've not read the book, but the hardcover has gorgeous cover art!  I wish some of the e-books could keep the original covers. Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 8 487 December 29th, 2021, 03:07 PM
    Thread: Website update
Post: RE: Website update

How exciting!  Thank you very much for the update and all your labors. Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 3 239 December 14th, 2021, 11:46 AM
    Thread: Website HOSED again
Post: RE: Website HOSED again

Thank you very much for all your hard work! Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 5 602 November 3rd, 2021, 11:41 PM
    Thread: Perilous Dreams - Discussion
Post: RE: Perilous Dream - Discussion

The cover by George Barr is pretty amazing, too. Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 2 561 July 10th, 2021, 12:40 AM
    Thread: Dare to Go A-Hunting! - Discussion
Post: RE: Dare to Go A-Hunting! - Discussion

It was the first book she read, Irene, back in 2017:  https://www.tor.com/2017/02/27/spaceship...ree-rings/ It's been a while; no wonder you didn't remember it right off. Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 4 958 May 13th, 2021, 05:15 PM
    Thread: Nice people do exist!
Post: RE: Nice people do exist!

What an amazing visit!  I'm so glad you had that experience. Can you share any of the stories? Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 8 1,266 April 29th, 2021, 12:25 AM
    Thread: Merlin’s Mirror - Discussion
Post: RE: Merlin’s Mirror - Discussion

Read what you like, & enjoy what you enjoy.  Unapologetically, with all 6 vowels!! Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 4 736 April 19th, 2021, 10:18 AM
    Thread: Merlin’s Mirror - Discussion
Post: RE: Merlin’s Mirror - Discussion

Aw, you beat me to it.   ;) Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 4 736 April 15th, 2021, 11:27 PM
    Thread: Brother to Shadows - Discussion
Post: RE: Brother to Shadows - Discussion

I've not read it in a while, but remember it being quite fun. Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 4 695 April 13th, 2021, 11:55 AM
    Thread: HUGE Andre Norton sale - today only!
Post: HUGE Andre Norton sale - today only!

250 Norton titles for 1.99 or .99, today only! https://earlybirdbooks.com/250-norton? I highly recommend their newsletter about ebooks on sale.  You can specify the genres you prefer.  I've been abl...
Jerrie Andre Norton 3 590 March 27th, 2021, 02:42 PM
    Thread: Breed To Come - Discussion
Post: RE: Breed To Come - Discussion

Sure!  Do what brings you joy, & share it with us. Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 4 606 March 2nd, 2021, 02:59 PM
    Thread: Moon Called - Discusson
Post: RE: Moon Called - Discusson

Sure! Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 3 488 March 2nd, 2021, 02:58 PM
    Thread: GPA Entertainment Witch World & Beastmaster movies
Post: RE: GPA Entertainment Witch World & Beastmaster mo...

Even more exciting about the _Witch World_ poster was where it said the writers were "Gar & Judy Reeves-Stevens."  Shortenings aside, at least they're writers with lots of professional experience,...
Jerrie Andre Norton 8 1,443 December 17th, 2020, 01:51 AM
    Thread: _Scarface_ discussion
Post: _Scarface_ discussion

https://www.tor.com/2020/12/07/piracy-in...-scarface/ Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 2 570 December 10th, 2020, 01:00 AM
    Thread: _Ten Mile Treasure_ discussion
Post: RE: _Ten Mile Treasure_ discussion

_Ten Mile Treasure_ in e-book is .99 on amazon and bn.com; I'm not sure about elsewhere.  Even if you want to read it later, it's a good time to buy it now, while it's on sale. Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 3 1,992 December 6th, 2020, 08:32 PM
    Thread: _Ten Mile Treasure_ discussion
Post: _Ten Mile Treasure_ discussion

https://www.tor.com/2020/11/23/living-th...-treasure/ Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 3 1,992 November 29th, 2020, 01:43 AM
    Thread: Stand And Deliver - Discussion
Post: Stand And Deliver - Discussion

https://www.tor.com/2020/11/09/deliverin...d-deliver/ Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 2 1,177 November 13th, 2020, 01:46 AM
    Thread: Another book read and reviewed
Post: RE: Another book read and reviewed

I'm very glad you're enjoying them. Jerrie
Jerrie Andre Norton 6 1,627 October 25th, 2020, 07:32 PM
    Thread: Another book read and reviewed
Post: RE: Another book read and reviewed

This is one of her Bast mysteries.  I read it several years ago, & recall enjoying it, but didn't read any more of them.  Iirc, there were 3 altogether, which were later published in a tradepaper ...
Jerrie Andre Norton 6 1,627 October 22nd, 2020, 09:47 AM