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“We Made It For the Fans, Not Critics”: The False Dichotomy...

By all accounts, Iron Fist isn’t very good. And I do mean all accounts. I have yet to read a vaguely encouraging review of Marvel’s...

Review Roundup: Whole Lot of Catching Up Edition

It’s been a while since I’ve written a review and I’ve read a whole bunch in that time, so here’s a quick lightning round...

On Writing: My Current Top 3 Favorite Memoirs of the Craft

Our friend Katya is back to recommend some top memoirs to inspire the writer in all of us.  There is a certain brand of aspiring...

Review: “A Little Life” by Hanya Yanagihara

Our friend Katya reviews one of the most talked about books of 2015. Warning: This review contains spoilers. TL;DR: Worth every praise it gets, but...

Romance Roundup: Fantasy Gambler Union Edition.

I read a lot of romance novels so Romance Roundup is my chance to offer – hopefully – bite-sized reviews of the best, the...

Hate Out Of Ten: The Pros & Cons Of Review Scores

This week, in a move that delighted many, Eurogamer announced a revamp of their reviewing style, which included dropping review scores entirely from the...

Anne Rice & the Imaginary Gangster Bullies

Anne Rice is at it again. The wildly successful and influential author has never had the sturdiest relationship with her critics (or those she personally...

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),...

Review: “The Queen of the Tearling” by Erika Johansen

Hype is a terrible thing to waste. The moment anything is pushed by publishers, reviewers or other book related individuals as the next something or...

Giving Added Meaning: In Defense of Reviews in Blogging

Reviews are a touchy subject for many a book blogger. For the past three years I've found myself immersed in this strange world of...