BOOK REVIEW: MIRRORED HEARTS by Emily Sheppard

I received a copy of this story through NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. I had absolutely no idea of what to expect when confronted with this story. It sounded interesting, so I requested it and it found its way to my Kindle. The description gives away very little (including not telling me something … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: MIRRORED HEARTS by Emily Sheppard

BOOK REVIEW: ASHBY HOLLER by Jamie Zakian

I was provided a copy of this book by the author at no cost, in exchange for my honest review. It's been a while since I read anything that primarily features LGBT characters. I'm not sure if that speaks to my choice in books or just how isolated my current collection is, but when Zakian … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: ASHBY HOLLER by Jamie Zakian

Mirror Into the Past

I saw a sentiment on Twitter the other day, talking about a friend of mine. We have very different stories, but at our core there's a lot we share in common. But the sentiment (from a friend of theirs) was this: "She always looked so desperate and sad. Now they look happier." This was in … Continue reading Mirror Into the Past

BOOK REVIEW: THIS IS WHERE IT ENDS by Marieke Nijkamp

I've been excited to read this since I first found out that the book existed and was going to be published. ¬†As with too much of the rest of the country, I have a strange fascination with tragedy and why it happens, so a book about a school shooting is right up my alley. (Particularly … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: THIS IS WHERE IT ENDS by Marieke Nijkamp

Why I Need Feminism…or something. (Am I Doing This Right?)

I'll be honest. I'm tired of seeing those words in my title. I completely understand that gender inequality is rampant and that there are still major reasons that this phrase is traveling around the Internet. None of that is the issue. What I'm really tired of are the militant positions on either side, dealing in … Continue reading Why I Need Feminism…or something. (Am I Doing This Right?)