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Review: “These Vicious Masks” aka Superhero Jane Austen

December 2, 2015 | | 2 Comments

(I received a free copy of “These Vicious Masks” by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas in exchange for my unbiased review. The YA novel is due to come out Feb. 9, 2016.)

 

What would Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” … Read More

Mo’s Reading List

November 8, 2015 |

A few weeks ago we had the illustrious librarian Mo (@mosylu) on the podcast to talk inclusivity in young adult and middle grade fiction. We asked her to share some of her favorite books with us, and we didn’t have … Read More

Review: “The Paladin Caper” by Patrick Weekes

October 24, 2015 | | 2 Comments

(I received a copy of “The Paladin Caper” by Patrick Weekes in exchange for my unbiased review. The novel will be published Oct. 27.)

SPOILER ALERT: There are some spoilers for “The Paladin Caper,” as well as earlier books in … Read More

Pancake Sex Book Club: Kiss of Steel

October 18, 2015 |

Enjoy this month’s PSBC on Kiss of Steel by Bec McMasters. We are joined this month by new book club member Eris. Thanks as always to the rad folks at Blank Show Cast for hosting us.

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Review: ‘The End of All Things’ by John Scalzi

October 15, 2015 |

(I received a free copy of “The End of All Things” by John Scalzi from Tor in exchange for my unbiased review.)

There is, of course, more than one way to start a good book.

Some authors will plunk you … Read More

Review: ‘Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel’

October 14, 2015 |

(I received a free copy of “Welcome to Night Vale” by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor from Harper Perennial in exchange for my unbiased review. The novel will be published Oct. 20.)

 

Night Vale is a weird place, and … Read More

Thoughts on “Rising Strong”

October 7, 2015 |

A disclaimer: I can’t give a truly unbiased review of Dr. Brown’s work because I am committed to and trained in The Daring Way™ work that grew from her books and is now being used all over the country by … Read More

Review: Smuggler’s Run

September 10, 2015 |

Welcome back guest writer Nat for a great review of the novel “Smuggler’s Run.”

One of the coolest things leading up to the release of “The Force Awakens,” in my opinion, has been all the tie-in media. Books, comics, all … Read More

“Locke & Key” and “Lumberjanes”: Two Reviews

July 17, 2015 |

I’m not much of a comic book reader, but I indulged in two new-to-me comics just for Comic Book Week. Here are my reviews:

“Locke & Key”

Story by Joe Hill

Art by Gabriel Rodriguez

“Locke & Key” is … Read More

Ten Second Reviews

May 8, 2015 | | One Comment

Ten second reviews to help you spend (or avoid spending) your entertainment time and money!

Cinderella–Look, the most memorable thing about this movie is how tight the pants are. I cannot overstate how tight these pants were, guys. There is … Read More