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I had some henna art done Friday at a fundraiser, and got several compliments in the office yesterday even though the design is starting to fade a bit.

This morning I started following author Catherynne M. Valente on Twitter.

I reviewed her wonderfully bizarre YA fantasy novel The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making in the Magazine last year, then ran out and read her grown-up book Palimpsest, so I’m really looking forward to her tweets. After seeing her profile picture, though, I have profound henna envy.

Katie Bircher About Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, associate editor at The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons College. She served as chair of the 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award committee. Follow Katie on Twitter @lyraelle.

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