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Goldfinching and Gender Hijacking: Why Can’t Women Have Nice Things In...

In the space of 24 hours, I was reminded of my place in literature. I read a Guardian piece by Jennifer Weiner, one of the...

Joanne Harris and The Fallacy of “Reader Entitlement”

One could almost hear the sharp intake of breath amongst the book blogging community as author Joanne Harris revealed an author manifesto at the...

An Open Letter to Kathleen Hale & Guardian Books: Stalking Is...

Dear Ms Hale and the editors of Guardian Books, I’ve been reviewing books for about 4 years now. I’ve used my name online for that...

Confessions of a Hater: On Being Outspoken in YA Blogging

My name is Megan (it's my real name, along with the real name for about half of all American women born in the 1980s),...

The Fallacy of Objectivity

Things have not been good in the world of video games. Anita Sarkeesian of Feminist Frequency, famously a target of an onslaught of abuse thanks...

How To Read a Difficult Book

It doesn’t matter how many books you read or how proficient you are in the various trends of literary history, everyone gets a little...

Why People Still Use Amazon Even Though It’s Evil

My town no longer has a bookshop. Technically, there is a shop and it still sells books, but the owner, after struggling for a long...

An Adult in the YA Room: A Response to THAT Article

Is it embarrassing for someone my age (27) to read young adult fiction? Is it embarrassing for people my age to say that I should...