Five Character Favourites I Hate

Five Characters Everyone Loves But I Can’t Stand I know hype is a thing but sometimes, people, I just get so confused over why the masses adore certian characters that I just can’t stand for one reason or another. Take, for example, Celeana Fucking Sardothian from Throne of Glass. We are constantly told how amazing […]

I Hated Sharing Books as a Child

For most of my reading life, I was very precious about my books. I didn’t like to lend books because no one treated them the way they deserved to be treated, and I didn’t like sharing the stories inside, either. My enjoyment of these books was completely private. I hid what I was reading from […]

Reflections: Characters I See Myself In

I consider myself a spec fic reader, and it’s only within the past couple of years that I’ve begun embracing YA contemporaries as well as my usual fare of fantasy, sci-fi, historical, paranormal and even thrillers. The magic of contemporary YA, to me, is finding the book that I can relate to. The more I […]

Nemo’s Weird Reading Rules

  Some people have a rule about stopping at the end of a chapter. I don’t. I’ll stop reading whenever. The end of a chapter. The end of a paragraph. The middle of a sentence. My one rule about finishing at the end of a chapter is when I’m reading something dense. It was my […]

What’s Wrong With Platonic Relationships?

Why is everyone shipping platonic relationships into sexual/romantic ones? Is there no value on platonic relationships? I remember watching Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and begging – begging – the director not to change it from the book as Harry and Hermione danced inside the tent. The sexual tension between them killed me because […]

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