I’m Leaving Harry Potter Behind

Before I get into this, I just wanted to let you all know that I may be posting less frequently over the next couple of weeks because I’m starting a new job on Monday and want to prioritize settling into that. Of course, I also haven’t been working the past few weeks and have hardly [...]

Book Discussion: Does Mental Health Rep Have to Be Positive?

In discussions about diversity in books, mental health rep isn’t often brough up. If it is, it’s only in reference to books about mental health. That’s because mental health is often difficult to incorporate in a way more obvious aspects of diversity aren’t. Oftentimes, if a book is going to address mental health, it is [...]

Ranking My Favorite and Least Favorite Books

Hello everyone! I’m back from my unplanned hiatus! What happened? Well, I’ve been sick and also just brain tired. But now I’m better and feeling more motivated. In fact, I’m planning on reviving my feature where I discuss authors’ writing styles, The Words That Built the Story. But first, I’m going to do something just [...]

Is “Six of Crows” the Best YA Series Ever Written?

If you’ve spent any time in the online book community within the past few years, you’ve undoubtedly heard the phrase, “No mourners. No funerals.” Or maybe you’ve heard, “The heart is an arrow. It demands aim to land true.” Or perhaps, “My darling Inej, treasure of my heart, will you please do me the honor [...]