Books I Wish Had Sequels

Have you ever read a book that was so good you wanted more? I’m sure you have because it’s happened to me many times. I read a lot of series, so I’m usually blessed with more content. But every once in a while, I come across a fantastic book with no more story. It’s a [...]

Advertisements

July 2019 Wrap-Up

So… I read three books in July. Is it a slump? Maybe? I don’t know. All I know is that’s a pretty shitty reading month, even for someone reading for quality over quantity. Okay, maybe it’s not so bad. Two of the books I read this month I gave five stars. But you know what’s [...]

A Literary Glo Up: “Sorcery of Thorns” Review

All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of sorcery— magical grimoires that whisper on shelves and rattle beneath iron chains. If provoked, they transform into grotesque monsters of ink and [...]

Trope Talk: Bury Your Gays

Tara. Adam. Lexa. Dumbledore. Clémentine. Angel. These characters and so, so many more have fallen victim to what is known as the Bury Your Gays trope. The methodology may change— some had violent deaths, some died suddenly, and some died of diseases— but the fundamental message stays the same. GRSM (that is, Gender, Romantic, & [...]