For those of you who weren’t readers of YA back then, the early 2000s were filled with female protagonists who were bland and defenseless. I’d call them damsels in distress, but damsels usually have more personality. These girls were blank slates. You know, the Bella Swans of the world. An empty void for the reader [...]
Well, well, well. If it isn’t a Top 5 Wednesday post. It’s been a while since I’ve done one of you. I guess I just really wasn’t into the April topics. But the May topics… don’t exist. That’s right! Each Top 5 Wednesday this month is a freebie. That means you can pick from any [...]
One of the most overused tropes in young adult fantasy is the lost princess/queen trope. And yet, no matter how many times I read it, I never get sick of it. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s the lasting impression Anastasia, one of my childhood favorites, left on me. Maybe it’s part of that deep [...]
Hosted by ThoughtsOnTomes Hola, Strangers! It’s Wednesday again, so you know what that means… Top 5 Wednesday! I have been looking forward to this topic All. Month. Long. This week we’re listing our top five fandoms we are no longer in. You’ve probably figured this out about me by now, but I love talking about [...]
My first blog post in which I immediately alienate my audience.