I’m a writer in my late 20s, trying to figure out love, life, and how to get the most out of my MA in Literature. I love research and, no joke, analyzing the heck out of every single piece of media I consume – so expect a lot of that here.
I’ve got an an opinion on basically everything. If you like strong opinions, candid talk about mental/physical health and trauma, and the occasional ode to fictional characters, then you’ll probably love me.
And if you don’t… oh well!
This blog focuses on analysis of nerdy media, book reviews, and lots of commentary about race in fandom and the source media that spawns our favorite fandoms.
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Category Archives: Book Reviews
Docile is a book that calls back to the history of slavery in the United States – the enslavement of Black people – and then hangs up the phone without so much as a timid “hello”. Its lack of true engagement with the still-painful, and still incredibly relevant past of slavery in the United States shows in how reviewers are responding to it as “yet another” gushy and empowering dark-fic in fandom. Continue reading
Note: I received a copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. A Wedding One Christmas, a short and sugary sweet Christmas novel set in Caledon, South Africa, was my introduction to romance … Continue reading
Note: This review contains descriptions and images of things from this book that include (but are not limited to): Nazis, sexual assault, the whole MRA and negging plots Morrison writes and Paquette illustrates, and all the misogyny that really has … Continue reading
Black British romance author Talia Hibbert is one of my newest favorite authors in Romancelandia. Hibbert’s romances – which primarily focus on interracial romances with at least one main character of color finding and falling in love – are set … Continue reading
I don’t know what the future will bring the Sin du Jour crew, but I’m glad I was able to read this brilliant, hilarious, and fantastically fucked up series about a world within our own that we just… don’t see. Continue reading