Author Archives: Lynne M. Thomas

About Lynne M. Thomas

Lynne M. Thomas is a Hugo Award winning editor and podcaster. In her day job, she is the Head of Distinctive Collections and Curator of Rare Books and Special Collections at Northern Illinois University.

Extra! – Gallifrey One Love

Originally posted on VerityPodcast.com:
It’s our annual recorded-live-in-person Gallifrey One Extra! Join Deb, Erika, and Katrina as we tiredly gush over how lovely this year’s Gally has been. Were you at Gally this year? Please share your fond memories…

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Verity! Episode 129 – The Doctor as a Valentine

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No, we’re not talking about the Black Guardian, it’s (just past) Valentine’s Day! Join Deb, Erika, Lynne, and Tansy as we celebrate the holiday-of-love by discussing the Doctor as a romantic figure. Not all of…

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Episode 128 – Lynne’s Love: Frocks and Fireplaces

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It’s high time we started on the love part of our year of love and lasts. Join Deb, Erika, Liz, and Lynne as we cover Lynne’s love, “The Girl in the Fireplace”. Liz and Deb…

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Book review: Valentine Rogues

Valentine Rogues by Cindy Holbrook My rating: 3 of 5 stars Finished this yesterday. Once in a while, I will read an Old Skool style romance to remind me of why I prefer newer, more inclusive romance. This collection of … Continue reading

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Special Collections in Non-ARL libraries: Our List So Far

Originally posted on Confessions of a Curator, Editor, Geek:
Earlier this year, I launched a crowd-sourced listing of libraries that work with rare books and special collections, but are not members of the Association for Research Libraries. A lot of…

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Our First Repeat! – Episode 46 – Communication Breakdown

Originally posted on VerityPodcast.com:
Because of the emotional ups and (mostly downs) of the last week in the world, the Verities did not have it in them to do a podcast–about love or anything else. Instead, we’re releasing our…

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Extra! – In Defence Of … The Gavel Edition

Originally posted on VerityPodcast.com:
As promised, we’re starting off the year’s Extras with some fun! Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Tansy for another edition of Verity!’s most popular gameshow–“In Defense Of”! We do our best at defending the indefensible…

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Verity! 127 – Goodbye Martha Jones

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We start our year of love and lasts with the last (regular) appearance with one of the most underrated new Who companions, Martha! Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Lynne as we talk about Martha as a…

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Book Review: Too Dangerous for a Lady by Jo Beverley

Too Dangerous For a Lady by Jo Beverley My rating: 4 of 5 stars Enjoyed this as a Regency Undercover Cop tale. Sort of. Trying to prevent a revolution, Mark Thayne accidentally endangers Hermione Merriweather. Shenanigans ensue. This was enjoyable, … Continue reading

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On Stepping Down as a Social Media Liaison

[Library neepery ahoy!] As of the ALA Midwinter meeting, I have officially stepped down as a Social Media Liaison for the RBMS web team. I will no longer be responsible for helping to run the RBMS twitter feed or Facebook … Continue reading

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