Kater

Author's details

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

Biography

Catherine "Kater" Cheek is a writer and artist.

Latest posts

  1. Book Review: Anne of Green Gables — February 10, 2018
  2. Book Review: The Color of Water — January 5, 2018
  3. Book Review: Tongues of Serpents — December 18, 2017
  4. Book Review: Victory of Eagles — December 18, 2017
  5. Book Review: Empire of Ivory — December 3, 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

Mar 20

Book Review: The Emperor of All Maladies

The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee My friend recommended this book, and I so value the strength of her recommendation that I bought it as an audiobook despite the daunting 20 hour length. It did occur to me that a book about cancer is perhaps not the best book for a hypochondriac to …

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Mar 19

Book Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs This YA fantasy shares many characteristics with other YA fantasies, but the thing that sets it apart are the unusual photographs that illustrate the novel, such as the one on the cover. You can’t really talk about this novel without talking about the photographs. The black …

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Mar 17

February Bottlecaps 2

The top center has a piece of microchip in it. Microchips always look so cool, and I want to include them in more multimedia stuff, but they don’t always behave properly. The bottom right is a slice of a polymer clay butterfly cane I made two years ago.

Mar 15

Book Review: The Poison Diaries

The Poison Diaries by Maryrose Wood I chose this book because my 12-year-old daughter highly recommended it. It has a lot of elements that pre-teen girls and young teen girls will find desirable: young heroine, cute mysterious boy, darkness, supernatural powers, and death. It’s a unique spin on the “pretty young woman meets pretty supernatural …

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Mar 14

Pinched Blue Vase

Getting back into glassblowing, I decided to start easy and make some tumblers. This one, the side got a little hot and it collapsed in on itself. It works okay for a vase, but I think it would trap bacteria in there, so it’s maybe no good for drinking.

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