A Long Conversation [Cassandra Clare]

“That’s the most Shadowhunterish thing I’ve ever heard.” I, frankly, think the title of this short story is a little dull and doesn't really capture any of the moments in it. I almost wonder if it seems misleading. Regardless, this is a rather cute story and it does a fantastic job of bringing readers back…

Lord of Shadows [Cassandra Clare]

  “When a decision like that is made by a government, it emboldens those who are already prejudiced to speak their deepest thoughts of hate. They assume they are simply brave enough to say what everyone really thinks.” Oh my god, what is with Cassandra Clare and messed up love triangles? Or quadrilaterals. I mean,…

The Nope List [Authors]

The internet has been filled with all sorts of author boycotts lately and I have even found myself removing books from my shelf--both physical and on Goodreads--in light of recent events. It's definitely a weird feeling since I did really enjoy a number of those books and part of me feels immensely sad at the…

Once Upon a January (Monthly Wrap Up #1)

It's January 31st! We made it! At least, that appears to be the general consensus in the wrap ups I've read this morning. Apparently January took too long. 🤔 I'll admit, I didn't notice. But then again, I'm always dreading the passing of time. I've got so much to do and not enough moments in…