My qualms with young adult (YA) fiction — as I’ve not yet dabbled in YA nonfiction — begins in the execution of, well, everything: character development, plot, setting, romance and relationships… There’s a saying that goes something like, “If you keep reading YA and hating it, maybe you just hate YA and should stop,” and […]Continue reading "When // romance is on the backburner in this one"
I wasn’t expecting anything going into “A Throne for Sisters”, aside from a full pilot novel. Instead, I found a pilot novel for a series compiled of several books with similar page counts, which I surmise are executed akin to this one: ending right at the climax, rather than containing a full story. And that’s […]Continue reading "A Throne for Sisters // great idea, inconsistent plot"
🐰 cute illustrations
This was a quick, adorable fantasy children’s graphic novel that I’m still in love with.Continue reading "“Aquicorn Cove” by Katie O’Neill"
Jane’s World, the first syndicated comic strip with a lesbian main character to appear in major newspaper markets, has been packaged into an anthology. 🌈 This is a review of that anthology.
Included: Cameo of my smiley mug.Continue reading "“Love Letters to Jane’s World” by Paige Braddock"
For you to be free, you must toss your curse into the sea.Continue reading "“Come to the Rocks” by Christin Haws"
The Day the Angels Fell is a dark fantasy fiction novel that challenges the boundaries of Christian fiction. This is my review.Continue reading "The Day the Angels Fell // eerie middle grade thriller ft. Christian undertones"
When hardcover books are embossed and glittery—and a buck—I can’t help not buying them.
Yeah…I judge books by their covers.Continue reading "Autumn Falls // but when does she rise above superficiality"
At least 500 years into the future, our culture on Earth is reduced to “Common Era”; baseball survives by a margin; and erotic fiction, disguised as “entertainment texts”, is one of the few commodities abundant among settlements, yet scarce among cities—and we’re in a parallel world war with aliens who may or may not resemble some combination of spider legs and dog bodies.Continue reading "Ninth City Burning // this series was cancelled??"