History · Nonfiction

Review: A Grizzly in the Mail and Other Adventures in American History by Tim Grove

I love workplace memoirs. I also love online restaurant simulators, and other games that mimic occupations. What does this mean? I have no idea. It probably just means I’m weird. The point is, despite my love of workplace memoirs, I’d never read one about museum work until this one. Tim Grove has spent several decades…… Continue reading Review: A Grizzly in the Mail and Other Adventures in American History by Tim Grove

Adult Fiction · Children's & Middle Grade · YA

Banned Books Blog Party!

Banned Books Week is a yearly event celebrating the freedom to read and protesting censorship or attempts to ban books. I love holidays. The simple fact that they’re holidays are good enough for me, but I also love celebrating them. In honor of this esteemed and book-related holiday, and with some good feedback from y’all,…… Continue reading Banned Books Blog Party!

Queer · Sci-Fi · YA

Review: The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson

This book is too beautiful for words. It tore my soul into bloody little pieces and broke my heart, and now I’ll read all the rest of Alaya Dawn Johnson’s books and every one she ever writes for the rest of her life, even if none of them are this good, because they might be.…… Continue reading Review: The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson

Children's & Middle Grade · Fantasy

Review: Frostborn by Lou Anders

Let’s trace this back a little ways, shall we? Lou Anders presented to Science Fiction & Politics class nearly a year ago. I think it’s fair to say he was the highlight of an already great class. Much of his presentation was devoted to the structure of movies, based in part on the book My…… Continue reading Review: Frostborn by Lou Anders