Webster’s Dictionary Defines Heavy-Handed As…: “Prologue” of The Mister

Well. My resolution to go easy on EL James didn't even make it to the first page. Because The Mister opens with one of the laziest prologue chapters I've ever read, and it immediately brought me right back to all of my least favorite things about 50 Shades -- Christian's tortured, poverty-stricken childhood flashbacks. For the … Continue reading Webster’s Dictionary Defines Heavy-Handed As…: “Prologue” of The Mister

Review: Feminist Fight Club, or Jessica Bennett’s Lean In for Millennials

To start, I only recently discovered publishers catalogues, the literal Scholastic Book Fair for adults. Why it never occurred to me that these would exist -- just catalogues of upcoming titles from publishing houses -- I have no idea. But now I do know, and that knowledge is glorious. So. While browsing Penguin's list of … Continue reading Review: Feminist Fight Club, or Jessica Bennett’s Lean In for Millennials