The ‘90s Movie Book Tag

Hello, everyone! Sorry I’ve been AWOL. To be perfectly honest, I haven’t felt like writing anything. But today I do, so I’ve decided to do a book tag. This one takes popular ‘90s films and makes questions out of them. I’ve tried to give answers I haven’t used ad nauseum, so let’s see how I [...]

The Diverse Books Tag

In light of recent commentary on the apparent “unrealistic” nature of diversity in books (yes, an actual recent criticism), I thought it would be a good time to do a brief tag celebrating diversity in books. Because, despite popular belief, diverse characters don’t have to have a reason to be diverse. Real diverse people don’t [...]

October 2017 Wrap-Up

  Happy Halloween, bitches!!! It’s time for my October wrap-up. I know for sure I’m not finishing any more books by the end of the day, so I’ve got my total. This month I read five novels, one novella, two graphic novels, and one exhibit companion book. This adds up to a total of nine [...]

The Pros and Cons of War: A Dual Review of “Warbringer” by Leigh Bardugo and “Warcross” by Marie Lu

War: what is it good for? I’ll be honest, I’m pretty solidly anti-war. However, I’m not anti-books about war. Or, more accurately, I’m not against books with war in the title. Both of these books, Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo and Warcross by Marie Lu, are two such books that have come out this [...]

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Most Anticipated Books for the Latter Half of 2017

  Hosted by The Broke and the Bookish A lot of the books I eagerly anticipated for this year have already come out. Books like Lord of Shadows, Flame in the Mist, and A Conjuring of Light. But there are still many more books I’m excited for that have yet to come out. And so, [...]