Storytelling, Magic, and a Whole Lotta Heart: Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger

There's nothing like some good fantasy and some deeply engaging storytelling for the depths of the summer, in my humble opinion. And my latest good read not only combines both of those things, but also has a true heart of gold. The book I'm talking about is Elatsoe, by Darcie Little Badger. Hot Tip: Always … Continue reading Storytelling, Magic, and a Whole Lotta Heart: Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger

Bandits, Votaries, and Found Family: The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho

I have a real THING about book titles. If I love it, I love it. If I hate it, well...I just might not read the book. There is no rhyme or reason to my whims about book titles. Some of my favourites are short, some are long, some are metaphorical or allegorical, some are literal. … Continue reading Bandits, Votaries, and Found Family: The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho

Witches, Sluts, Feminists by Kristen J. Sollée (plus a bit of a rant)

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive by Kristen J. Sollée is a book with a solid premise at its core. It explores the history of women who have been (at times literally) demonized and persecuted, and draws parallels between the medieval and puritanical witch hunts; the women who in the early 20th century fought … Continue reading Witches, Sluts, Feminists by Kristen J. Sollée (plus a bit of a rant)