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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Content Warning: This story deals with the historical death of a child and imagines a supernatural take on the events afterwards. My dearest Thomas, my baby is dead—will you come to see me as soon as you can. I … Continue reading
Title: River of Teeth Authors: Sarah Gailey (Twitter) Rating: Recommended With Criticism Genre/Category: Historical Fiction, Western, Queer Fiction, Hippos, Alternate History Release Date: May 23, 2017 Publisher: Tor.Com Publishing Order Here: BARNES AND NOBLE | AMAZON (KINDLE) Note: I received … Continue reading
— To market, to market, to buy a plum bun/ Home again, home again, market is done. Maren walks two steps behind the governor’s wife on their way through the market near Fort Christensen, standing near enough to hear the … Continue reading
Originally posted on Tumblr on September 28, 2013. After closing, Naeem’s bodyguard Malachi arrives at the café to deliver plenty of harsh words for Josie along with her clothes for the evening. Later, Josie gets the rug pulled from underneath … Continue reading
Original posted September 12, 2013 on Tumblr in response to the announcement of the Fantastic Beast film adaptation. Further story notes here. Josie is a witch and a waitress and usually, she’s damn good at being both. On what’s shaping … Continue reading
Want to throw me out of a story in no time flat? Include “Period Typical Racism” in a book written after 1989. (Seriously, I read one Miss Fisher book because it was recommended as a “feminist James Bond” and honestly, … Continue reading
Book Rating: (Highly) Recommended Despite following Tessa Dare on twitter for weeks now, Romancing the Duke is the first one of her books that I’ve ever read. Don’t worry, I’m thoroughly kicking myself for waiting so long to read her work. … Continue reading