Happy Fox-o-ween!

I bought Mickey a Halloween Costume! I subsequently bought myself one as well to match since I've matched with Mickey every year since my boyfriend and I adopted him. We were Mickey and Minnie last year and this year we're both going to be foxes (one of these years I'm going to convince Jay to…

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The Weaver [Heather Kindt]

Oh, boy. Where do I even start with The Weaver by Heather Kindt? I suppose the first thing to say would be that I chose to DNF this book at around 72%. After forcing myself through an immense amount of poor writing, over-the-top cheesy and unrealistic romance, and problematic ideas I just couldn't bring myself to…

Macmillan’s E-book Embargo

Once again, in favor of making money, someone out there is harming the impoverished. Honestly, I've had my frustrations with e-books over the years and I don't expect that to ever fully change. To a degree, this is a personal preference. But none of those frustrations will ever amount to the degree of frustration I…

The Princess of Clèves [Madame De La Fayette / Catel and Claire Bouilhac]

Had the translator note at the beginning of this graphic novel adaptation for Madame De La Fayette's The Princess of Clèves not suggested that this story was still relevant within modern audiences, I imagine I might have given it a little more leeway as far as the historical context goes. That being said, I did not like…

I’ve Stopped Including Quotes in My Reviews and Here’s Why

This is honestly a bit of a sticking point for me because I'm actually rather disappointed that I don't still have favorite quotes from novels at the top of my reviews. I've always loved being able to do that because not only does it offer a little insight into the novel, but it's something I've…