The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher

My Rating: 4 stars After getting a divorce, Kara (called Carrot) moves home to help her uncle his small museum full of taxidermy and other oddities. But things become truly strange when a hole appears in the wall leading to a bunker that shouldn't exist. Her and her barista friend, Simon, start exploring only to… Continue reading The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher

Gold Spun by Brandie June

Welcome back to Fairy Tale Friday! It has certainly been a hot minute, and I feel terrible about it. One of my goals for 2022 is to post these more regularly. I'm going to try for at least one a month but preferably two. We'll see what happens. But anyway, today we are looking at… Continue reading Gold Spun by Brandie June

Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

My Rating: 2 stars Yet another contemporary YA I have complicated feelings on. Eliza and Her Monsters follows Eliza Mirk, who lives a double life. At school, she is shy, weird, and tries to remain invisible. On the internet, she is LadyConstellation, the creator of a hit webcomic. When one of the top fanfiction writers… Continue reading Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

December Wrap Up

Between Women: Friendship, Desire, and Marriage in Victorian England by Sharon Marcus - 4 stars I read this as research for my Feminist Theory paper. It was a great read that combined history and literary studies to explore the various relationships between women in the 19th-century. I learned a lot, and it was incredibly helpful for… Continue reading December Wrap Up