Contemporary Realistic Fiction · Fanfiction · Young Adult

Books That Celebrate Fandom

Have you seen more references to Harry Potter, Twilight, or other fandoms in YA books this decade? I think it’s a good trend when it’s done right. I enjoy it more when the book celebrates fandom, and it’s usually about a fictional fan culture. These are cool to read because it speaks to the fan… Continue reading Books That Celebrate Fandom


Review · Science Fiction · Young Adult

Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer | Graphic Novel Review

Wires and Nerve, by Marissa Meyer, is the latest installment in The Lunar Chronicles, featuring an android who tracks down rebel wolf-hybrid soldiers who are threatening the peace. I never read any of The Lunar Chronicles, but I knew Cinder was a Cinderella retelling, so I figured the graphic novel was another….

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Interesting Finds in the Blogosphere of June 2019

Yesterday was the end of June, so it’s time to wrap up June. Instead of reviewing my reading and blogging month, I want to focus on featuring some awesome posts around the book blogosphere. To start this off, there were a few good posts about blogging. Pamela from Reverie Society teaches you how to develop… Continue reading Interesting Finds in the Blogosphere of June 2019

Nonfiction · Poetry · Review · Young Adult

Parkland Speaks, edited by Sarah Lerner | Book Review

A year after the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history, the students and teachers of Marjory Stoneman Douglas share their stories of the shooting and its aftermath in Parkland Speaks: Survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Share Their Stories, edited by MSD teacher Sarah Lerner. The book is a collection of….


June 2019 Fanfiction Reading Challenge Check-in

We’re halfway through the year, which means we’re long overdue for a Fanfiction Reading Challenge Check-in. It’s been four months since I posted something for the check-in. I haven’t read any fanfiction in months, so I’m behind on my challenges. I know that I go through waves of reading or not reading fanfic, but I… Continue reading June 2019 Fanfiction Reading Challenge Check-in