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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Who Would Win in a Fight (Halloween edition)

This week's Top Ten Tuesday is a Halloween freebie. So... ...I decided to make my favorite spOoOoOoOoky fictional characters fight in a tournament. (SPOILERS for The Lunar Chronicles, The Girl With All the Gifts, The Witch (2015), and The Scorpio Races.) Contestants Witch Mila (Undead Girl Gang) Tough. Punk. Magically-inclined.   Vampire Carmilla (Carmilla) Seductive.… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Who Would Win in a Fight (Halloween edition)


Quick Fire Fantasy Book Tag

I've been working on original stuff, not just tags! Yes! Exciting! I was still very relieved when Jenna tagged me in this fantasy-themed tag. I don't read as much fantasy as perhaps I once did. What DO I read? What even QUALIFIES as fantasy? Does it TRULY matter? I plan to explore NONE of these… Continue reading Quick Fire Fantasy Book Tag


Top Ten Tuesday: Auto-buy authors

IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN. Today's Top Ten Tuesday features my top ten auto-buy authors. Is this a rehash of my Lady Writer Supergroup? POSSIBLY. Maggie Stiefvater   OB-VI-OUS-LY. Stiefvater gave me murder horses in The Scorpio Races. She gave me Ronan Lynch in The Raven Cycle. She gave me miracles in All the Crooked Saints. I will go… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Auto-buy authors

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


MINI BOOK REVIEW: Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor

First impression: "This looks really trashy." Second impression: "No one can see me reading this." My emotional journey: "This is stupid." "But it's written so beautifully." "Sold. I'm into it." "What's going on with the teeth?" "Wow, this is getting intense." "WHY IS HE ON FIRE!?!?" "NOOOOOO!" "NOOOOOOOOO!" "Okay, that took a turn." "I get… Continue reading MINI BOOK REVIEW: Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor