5 Literary Side-Kicks

Some of the greatest characters in literature are not the focus of the plot - yet they stay with us long after the book has ended. We remember them. Often, I find myself remembering minor characters from books as being a major part of the story - only to reread and realize they were barely... Continue Reading →

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Sisters Ruin Everything: Review of R.L. Stine’s You May Now Kill the Bride

Fear Street is back, ya'll!!  I was so excited when I read that R.L. Stine would be returning to the series that made him super famous in the 1990s. Before Goosebumps became the cash cow it has been for several decades now, Stine churned out Fear Street books once a month. This series was darker... Continue Reading →

"I am a being comprised of letters, a character created by sentences, a figment of imagination formed through fiction." - Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me

“Does such a thing as 'the fatal flaw,' that showy dark crack running down the middle of a life, exist outside literature? I used to think it didn't. Now I think it does. And I think that mine is this: a morbid longing for the picturesque at all costs.” ― Donna Tartt, The Secret History

“Sometimes the world don’t give you what you need, no matter how hard you look. Sometimes it withholds.” ― Jesmyn Ward, Sing, Unburied, Sing

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