If you spend a lot of time on Book Twitter or Author Twitter, you’ve probably seen some tweets from Brooding YA Hero. This account pokes fun at a lot of the tropes in YA literature, from the point of view of the handsome, brooding, mysterious point of the love triangle. There are a few other […]
Tag: Creative nonfiction
Those of us who read fiction set in either a historic period or a fantasy world inspired by history know that we’re getting a sanitized version of reality. For the most part, we don’t actually want to think about the reality of life before our currently level of food safety, medical science, and sanitation.
One reason why I was excited to start writing for this blog was that I saw tea reviews alongside the book reviews. I love tea and books about equally (and they go so well together), so I knew this was the place for me. I also knew that it was the place to review Darjeeling, which […]
MARCH is a graphic novel by John Lewis. It’s the type of novel you should be reading and here’s why!
What the heck is a genre? For a word we use so often to describe our taste in music, books, or art, do we know what it means? A genre is a category that we assign depending on focus and style. By organizing tastes into specific genres, we create rules that define whether or not […]