Books, I Read It First

I Read It First: The Scorch Trials

After slogging through two books in this shitty fucking series, my thought process regarding it has pretty much been reduced to crazed, maniacal laughter. But I am going to try to use my words, just for you, dear readers. Just. For. You. The Book: The Scorch Trials by James Dashner Genre: YA, scifi, second in a series First… Continue reading I Read It First: The Scorch Trials

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Books, Rant, Reviews

How 50 Shades of Grey Could Be Fixed

Remember that time I read 50 Shades of Grey because I am a masochist? (Kinky!) And then complained about it for an entire post? Okay, here's the thing. Despite the utter terribleness of this book, it does, actually, have some redeeming qualities. Ana is likable, though not for the reasons James thinks; it taps into… Continue reading How 50 Shades of Grey Could Be Fixed

Books, Reviews

Baba Yaga Laid an Egg: a Review

I've had Croatia on the mind lately, due to an impending family trip back to the home country and all the extensive planning that's begun to go into it, so I figured I ought to read at least some Croatian literature, at some point. When I found out that one of my beloved Canongate Myths novels was… Continue reading Baba Yaga Laid an Egg: a Review

Books, Reviews

A Definitive Ranking of Helen Oyeyemi Books

Ever since I first read Icarus Girl last year, Helen Oyeyemi has skyrocketed to the top of my 'favorite authors' list, and I've spent more than a little bit of time enthusiastically recommending her to every single person I know. Due to this greatness of hers, I've spent the past year working my way through her entire… Continue reading A Definitive Ranking of Helen Oyeyemi Books