Books

10 Day Book Blog Post Challenge #2: Discuss a character

I'll be real: I did not think this post through. It's exciting! I'm improvising! And I'm surrounded by books! Surely a character will come to me! ...soon! Oh. Oh no. A character just came to mind and, um... Well... Let's just get into it. Jasper Renn from The Steampunk Chronicles Every time I think I've forgotten… Continue reading 10 Day Book Blog Post Challenge #2: Discuss a character

Books, Entertainment, Movies, Television

Fantasy Feminist Team

I'm finally doing it. I'm forming a girl squad. I've put it off for years because my friends keep choosing true love over the sisterhood. They tell me marriage is a whole lot of fun. BUT IS IT? GIRL SQUAD, ASSEMBLE! What would this squad do? I don't know. Win? Fight for love and justice?… Continue reading Fantasy Feminist Team

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Book Betrayals: A List of Past Hurts, pt. 4

(Additional rants can be found here, here, and here.) I used to read more fantasy. Scanning my bookshelf, I see magical realism and memoirs where I once kept wizards and fairies. I still love Harry Potter and I'll take a good prophecy every now and again, but I avoid outright magical stories. It's possible these books are… Continue reading Book Betrayals: A List of Past Hurts, pt. 4

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BOOK REVIEW: Geek Girl by Holly Smale

Tagline: Meet Harriet Manners. Girl. Geek. International supermodel? When I saw "New Girl" for the first time, I didn't think I'd like it. I started watching it as a joke and was surprised at how funny it was. The writing made me laugh out loud--a rarity--and, after one episode, I couldn't wait to watch another.… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Geek Girl by Holly Smale