A Twilight Reread Update; Featuring Eclipse

So, this one is a bit late largely because I finished reading the series before Thanksgiving. I've not managed to catch up with these posts since. But, even so, I wanted to revisit these books as I prepare for final reviews that are quite a bit more in depth than any I wrote in the…

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A Twilight Reread; The Ending and New Moon

Truthfully, as Twilight comes to an end, I find that there isn't really a whole lot left to portray the unhealthy nature of Edward and Bella's relationship. As it stands, the danger she finds herself in as a result of James and therefore Edward's connection to vampirism, while certainly able to be construed as unhealthy, doesn't…

Problematic Books in YA; The Ones that Romanticize Abuse

I don’t think I’d normally do this for many books, but something about this one just really bugged me. And I’ve been planning to write a detailed in-depth post series about books like this that exist in YA (mainly) or were inspired by YA (I’m sure everyone can name this book) where abusive relationships are…

More Than Friends [Monica Murphy] ***Abuse Romanticizing Book Alert***

I received More Than Friends by Monica Murphy from a Goodreads giveaway, which I think is quite lucky as I doubt I’d have read it otherwise. And while this review is going to be quite scathing, I am glad that I read this book and I’ll tell you why. More Than Friends is a deeply problematic…

Roseblood [A. G. Howard]

"He called himself O.G." I'm pretty sure I about gagged right there. Full disclosure for the rest of this review, there will be a lot of spoilers because I don't think I could get across my absolute abhorrence for this book without mentioning basically everything about the plot. I think the most baffling piece about…