Trope Talk: Strong Female Characters

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 [...]

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June 2017 Wrap-Up

  Hello, Strangers! 'Tis the end of the month, so it's time for another wrap-up. I don't really know how to qualify this reading month. I don't feel like it was bad, but it wasn't good either. I read some good books and I read some that didn't leave and impression (or left a weird [...]

Top 5 Wednesday: Books that Represent My Hogwarts House

Hosted by the Top 5 Wednesday Goodreads Group Strangers, when I saw this week’s topic for Top 5 Wednesday, I gasped with excitement. As you know, there are only three things that give me a reaction that powerful: Demi Lovato, Harry Potter, and Star Wars. This time it’s Harry Potter. This week’s topic is five [...]