Required Reading: Primer for the Imagination

Just be contrary, I considered posting about why I don’t like reading challenges, but I already had a different scheme in mind. So we’ll leave that for another day. I was looking at my bookshelves for novels that would satisfy our upcoming book video topic per usual and was reminiscing about how much I loved…

I have a prose bias.

I am a prose person. I willing admit I actively overlook what would be for me normal reading detractors (angsty love triangles, lost royalty, the peasant with great purpose, and so on and so forth in the colonized lands of imagination) when the author is a artist with their prose. In my meager efforts to…

magical Slavic heritage

In celebration of my new Kindle Paperwhite, I pulled up the copy of Vassa and the Night by Sarah Porter that I had purchased some time ago to be my first read. Midway through the novel, my roommate passed through the living room and inquired after the book, to which I could only hesitantly reply…

A Lesson in Lepidopterology

or Why Climate Fiction is a Useless Sub-Genre. Queue Mid-March, where our beloved Chelsea was plumbing the noble depths of r/books and noticed an oddity which of course necessitated the involving of the other two-thirds of the group… C: Did you guys know a sub-genre of SFF [Science Fiction Fantasy, for the uninitiated] is Cli-Fi…