Author's details

Name: Catherine Cheek
Date registered: August 10, 2007
URL: http://www.coopdegrace.com


Catherine "Kater" Cheek is a writer and artist.

Latest posts

  1. Book Review: A Beautiful Terrible Thing — July 29, 2017
  2. Book Review: Bossypants — July 26, 2017
  3. Book Review: Throne of Jade — July 3, 2017
  4. Book Review: White Trash. The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America — July 3, 2017
  5. Book Review: I Capture the Castle — June 25, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. “Emily’s Fifth Birthday” and “Alternative Medicine” — 16 comments
  2. Seeing Things, Part 1: The Big Idea — 10 comments
  3. Seeing Things, Part 8: First cover mockups — 10 comments
  4. Seeing Things, Part 11: paper books and cover design fallout — 9 comments
  5. First Stained Glass Panel — 8 comments

Author's posts listings

Feb 21

Book Review: Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson Anglophiles will find this novel a delightful society romance with enough mystery and high stakes to draw in those who aren’t romance fans. The main plot involves Major Pettigrew and his courtship to the unlikely Mrs. Ali. This is charming in a tea-and-cottages sort of way, as it …

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Feb 13

Book Review: Napoleon’s Buttons

Napoleon’s Buttons: How 17 Molecules Changed History by Penny Le Couteur This book is a combination of chemistry and anthropology/history of science. There are a lot of books out there, many of them well written, about the history of science and how scientific advances and discoveries changed changed civilizations, but very few books that mix …

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Feb 10

Book Review: A Little Night Magic (Audio)

A Little Night Magic by Lucy March There are a lot of very likeable elements in this urban fantasy. It starts out swiftly. Liv, the small-town protagonist, has just bought a plane ticket to Europe. She’s tired of her small-town life, and tired of being in love with Tobias, who doesn’t seem to return her …

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Feb 09

Tarot Mosaic

tarot mosaic

This is a mosaic I did last year with some tiles I’ve made over the years. Here’s a picture of it installed. All of these tiles are ones I’ve made myself.

Feb 01

Book Review: Medium Raw

Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook by Anthony Bourdain This is a review of the audiobook, so bear that in mind when I say that you can summarize this easily: Anthony Bourdain rants about the food industry for 9 hours. Not that that’s a bad thing. …

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