Library Review: Dog River Public Library

Since libraries should be your number one source of books (and if it isn’t why not??), I want to take this moment to point out my personal favorite.  I’ve visited 17 of the 19 branches in my regional system as well as some in Atlanta, and I can say without a doubt that Dog River…

Bookwyrm Problems #37: Genders

I will not be discussing anything LGBT in this, so if you’re looking for arguments/thoughts on that, this will not be it.  I want to focus on the issues of male vs. female genders in novels. Why can males in books not be feminine or flamboyant without being gay or bi?  In some ways, my…

Book Review: Isla and the Happily Ever After

This book really tests the idea of “Happily Ever After.”  If you’ve read it, you know what I mean.  Also, be sure to look at the bottom of this post for random Etsy shop stuff. From the glittering streets of Manhattan to the moonlit rooftops of Paris, falling in love is easy for hopeless dreamer Isla…

Book Review: A Splintered Wonderland

       “This stunning debut captures the grotesque madness of a mystical under-land, as well as a girl’s pangs of first love and independence. Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers—precisely the affliction that landed her mother in a mental hospital years before. This family curse stretches back to her ancestor Alice…

Inductio and The Selection Series

I’ve been meaning to do one of these for almost the past decade, but I either kept forgetting or couldn’t figure out how to do it when I was younger (yay ten-year-old me). Without further ado, I shall start reviewing literature.  There is literally no telling what I may write about.  Could be manga, could…