13 Reasons Why Sucks. Here’s why.

Trigger Warning: mentions of sexual assault, rape, and suicide. P.S. Beware of spoilers and sensitive language   Netflix’s show and Jay Asher’s YA novel has gained so much traction that it’s not hard not to see it everywhere on the Internet. It spread so fast and sparked a discussion around mental health that is kinda…

Rainbow Rowell: It’s time you and I had a talk

I tried to love Fangirl. I loved Eleanor and Park. I really did. Your writing was excellent, and I loved your characters. Poor Eleanor is relatable, and Park is amazingly crafted. But Fangirl? Fangirl was definitely not your best work, and I know you can do better. Your characters are great. While many of them are…

My love-hate relationship with Memoirs of a Geisha

I admit: I was very sceptical about this book before I actually dived in. I have heard many mixed reviews about Arthur Golden’s novel, and I really think it is an you-either-love-it-or-hate-it piece of literature. I decided to pick it up at the thrift store anyway, and to read it with a critical yet open…

Bookish Lenses: A look at the Dresden Files book series

What is not to love about a modern wizard who loves to throw fireballs and snarky comments around? Oh, and a talking skull that loves erotic romance novels? The Dresden Files series encompasses all of that and so much more. Think giant cats, an oddly decorated car, and Harry complaining about his bachelor life. I…

Book Review: History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

Overall rating: 4.2/5 I rarely read YA books, but I made an exception for this book because I found it in the LGBT section and I’ve heard rave reviews about it. And holy crap, it did not disappoint. Griffin, the narrator and one of the protagonists in History is All You Left Me, is grieving…