I Don’t Care About What You Thought About Social Media in 2016

Spoiler warning. I talk about the entire plot of Killer Content by Kiley Roache. I also talk about suicide and harassment. When it comes to internet trends, I've never really been that in touch. I didn't get TikTok until around October 2021, purposely avoiding that timesink as long as I could until I started working… Continue reading I Don’t Care About What You Thought About Social Media in 2016

We Were Never Here, or a distilation of what i don’t like in thrillers

We Were Never Here by Andrea Bartz is a 2021 thriller and the author's 3rd novel. I read her first book back in 2019, read that similar tale about toxic friendship between women, and it in fact made it to my worst books of 2019 list, not that that said list ever made it onto… Continue reading We Were Never Here, or a distilation of what i don’t like in thrillers

muddying the water, or Mister Impossible by Maggie Stiefvater

Mister Impossible is the sixth book set in the universe built in the the Raven Cycle. It as a universe that is well-loved, and it follows one of the most beloved characters from the original series—Ronan Lynch. And it was a massive disappointment, at least for me. This review will contain spoilers for the entirety… Continue reading muddying the water, or Mister Impossible by Maggie Stiefvater

catharsis, or why i read A.S. King

I was in eighth grade when I first heard the word catharsis. 8th grade was my first year at a new school, the third one I'd been to, and my first at public school—a place assured to be a den of sin and lies by my father and torturous bullying by mother. I wouldn't have… Continue reading catharsis, or why i read A.S. King

reading plans // What I’m Doing for the Sapphic Reading Challenge

Bestselling f/f romance author Jae created a massive reading challenge for 2021. It has 50 prompts, 12 bonus prompts. and a number of badges and levels you can achieve. I won't get into it all now but I suggest going over to her post and getting all the details ( link ). I am going… Continue reading reading plans // What I’m Doing for the Sapphic Reading Challenge

Rereading, or Why I Come Back to Certain Books

https://youtu.be/JJpvEPEZi50 why do I reread books by mynameismarines (10/9/20) Mynameismarines talks about rereading books a lot on her channel. Her most recent video on the subject came out early October, and it is what inspired me to start interrogating my (re)reading habits more in depth. I highly suggest checking it out if stuff like this… Continue reading Rereading, or Why I Come Back to Certain Books

Reading Thrillers, a Reflection

When I first got back into reading I made a few rules for myself. It was the summer of 2018, and the book that got me back into reading (there had been a couple of books I read for fun over that time period. Two, I think: We Are Okay by Nina Lacour and Aristotle… Continue reading Reading Thrillers, a Reflection