Why I Like to Reread

Given that I’m fresh on the heels of an entire Grishaverse reread, this seems like the most appropriate time to discuss this! Reread is perhaps one of my favorite things in the world, and though I haven’t done a lot of it over the last few years, I’m really trying to convince myself that it’s…

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Tomes I Want to Read

I have been vibing fantasy tomes lately. I definitely go through phases where I just want some light fantasy and end up reading four Shadowhunters in a row, or I just can’t stand the thought of trying to figure out a magic system, so I swallow a heaping pile of contemporaries. But lately? I don’t…

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Multiple vs Single POV

I could honestly summarize this entire post down to one point: it’s completely subjective. I’m not even going to argue that one is better than another because that’s the most subjective thing in the world, and just because I think multiple POVs in high fantasy work because of xyz doesn’t mean that’s actually the truth.…

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March Haul

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME! I ended up not getting a ton of books from my friends & family like usual, so I decided to gift myself with a huge haul of books. I also wanted to support AAPI authors, and this felt like the perfect opportunity to combine the two. We’ve got a ton of…

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A Love Letter to Clary Fray

It should come as no surprise to anyone that I love Shadowhunters. It should, honestly, also come as no surprise that I love Clary Fray. Not only have I already written something of a love letter to Clary, I’ve talked about why the term guilty pleasures bothers me so much, which is something many people…

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Magic Systems Need Rules

No matter who you are, you can think of a book that has a magic system that completely disregards all sense and just doesn’t have rules. Heck, who knows, you may find this refreshing, but I think I’m in the majority when I say that that kind of writing immediately takes me out of a…

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February Haul

It’s been a minute since my last haul–holy moly, since October! I didn’t end up posting a haul for my December books since I got literally everything that I asked for on my Christmas list. (This is not surprising considering I was the one who ordered them.) But I’ve gotten a few books sporadically here…

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