Disco Witches Recap 1: Diana Bishop is in no way a Mary Sue and how dare you suggest it

I'm never 100% sure how to start my recaps. Basically, these books are terrible but the opening is mostly... fine. I'll try to guide you quickly through the majority of this chapter, taking time to pause on the truly ridiculous elements. But hopefully you'll glean some concept of the overall plot and characters as we … Continue reading Disco Witches Recap 1: Diana Bishop is in no way a Mary Sue and how dare you suggest it

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

Finished BBC’s Strike? Here’s what to read next

Whether you caught all seven (slightly rushed) episodes of the BBC’s recent detective show, or read the original books by JK Rowling (The Cuckoo’s Calling, The Silkworm), you may feel stuck finding something similar that scratches a similar itch until the show returns sometime next year. What made Strike a more enjoyable piece of detective … Continue reading Finished BBC’s Strike? Here’s what to read next