This weekly tag, created by Lia over at Lost in a Story, is to help tackle your TBR pile on Goodreads. Honestly it’s an ongoing struggle with me to keep this in control and be realistic about how many books I can actually read. So, here’s my first go at this tag and a quick… Continue reading Down the TBR Hole #6
While I was at work the other day I was rehashing some of my recent reads in my head. One of the books was by an author that I had read several books by, but I had never heard of her before I found her books. That seems to be a prevalent theme in my… Continue reading Author Audit: Katie Alender
When I saw this tag on my reader I thought it said "Books to Read in Paris" and since I didn't see Anna and the French Kiss in the banner I got really offended and clicked on it in my rage. After reading Thrice Read's intro I soon released my mistake and calmed down enough… Continue reading Books to Read in Pairs
This weekly tag, created by Lia over at Lost in a Story, is to help tackle your TBR pile on Goodreads. Honestly it’s an ongoing struggle with me to keep this in control and be realistic about how many books I can actually read. So, here’s my first go at this tag and a quick… Continue reading Down the TBR Hole #5
Ferris Bueller meets La Femme Nikita in this funny, action-packed young adult novel. It’s prom night—and Perry just wants to stick to his own plan and finally play a much-anticipated gig with his band in the Big Apple. But when his mother makes him take Gobija Zaksauskas—their quiet, geeky Lithuanian exchange student—to the prom, he… Continue reading Review: Au Revoir, Crazy European Chic
Since I strayed so far from my June TBR pile, this will be a rehash of the novels I put down to read last month. However, I've reassessed the books I chose and streamlined the reading list, as I've been taught to do by the clan of minimalists in my life who I attempt to… Continue reading July TBR
I feel like this fits well into all my rants and posts about my displeasure with the way male protagonists aren’t portrayed. Male characters need to break down barriers too. I like this reading of Fantastic Beasts and of Newt and how that plays into the portrayal of men in fantasy and Sci-Fi!
It’s been a while since I’ve posted an Infinity Talk, but I’m back now with a new discussion topic. As you can tell from the title, today’s topic is the male protagonist. More specifically, why we need more sensitive or otherwise atypical male protagonists instead of the same male characters we see being reused in every book and Hollywood movie.
I was inspired to write this post after watching Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a spin off movie about the famous Magizoologist from the Harry Potter universe. I watched the movie for the second time on Sunday after seeing it in the cinema when it released. Before I get started, I need to make a confession: I didn’t like Newt the first time I saw Fantastic Beasts. I thought he was bland, a tad boring, and lacked any real character development. While I thought the movie was…
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So you know that post I made that was all about my June TBR? Yeah, I don't think I followed that very well, surprise, surprise. I have a fallible weakness when it comes to libraries and books that are not on my designated reading list. But it's okay, because while I didn't work on my… Continue reading June Wrap-Up
I don't watch a lot of new movies. Maybe it plays into how I never want to leave my house and go to the theatre, but there are a handful of movies that I find myself watching repeatedly when I want to fill the void and have nothing I feel like reading. So here's the… Continue reading Give Me Five Friday: 5 Movies I Will Always Rewatch
3/4 The only daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has always known she’d been raised for one purpose and one purpose only: to marry. Never mind her cunning, which rivals that of her twin brother, Kenshin, or her skills as an accomplished alchemist. Since Mariko was not born a boy, her fate was sealed the… Continue reading Review: Flame in the Mist