Reviews

The Promise of Stardust, by Priscille Sibley

I don’t normally pick up contemporary fiction, especially not these days when all I want is an escape. But then, a funny thing happened…I actually got tired of reading escapist fluff. Can you imagine? Yeah, neither could I. Maybe I finally could stomach a little bit of reality—even if that reality was about a devoted … Continue reading The Promise of Stardust, by Priscille Sibley

A Mango-Shaped Space, by Wendy Mass

It’s probably clear by now that many fantasy books have shaped my reading tastes. Indeed, my bookshelf is still chock-full of fantastic works about fantastic worlds. But A Mango-Shaped Space, a piece of realistic fiction, is different—it’s special. A Mango-Shaped Space was the first book that I remember made me cry. And I don’t just … Continue reading A Mango-Shaped Space, by Wendy Mass

Bookish and the Beast, by Ashley Poston

The saddest part of this pandemic, aside from the whole physical distancing thing, is missing out on comic conventions.  It’s no secret by now how much I love them, and for what reasons, so I shan’t reiterate.  But what I haven’t iterated enough at this point is how much I freaking love Ashley Poston’s work!  … Continue reading Bookish and the Beast, by Ashley Poston