Goodreads Poll Finds that Readers Stick to Their Own Gender

Goodreads recently polled 40,000 British citizens on their reading habits and among the many trends that popped up, the one making the rounds today is all about sex. Namely, the surprising gender divide between male and female readers and the writers they prefer. The survey found that men and women stick closely to their own camps … Continue reading Goodreads Poll Finds that Readers Stick to Their Own Gender

Books on Film: Racist Hunger Games Fans Don’t Know How to Read

"HOW IN THE WORLD ARE THEY GOING TO MAKE RUE A FREAKIN BLACK BITCH IN THE MOVIE ?!?!?!??!" "Eww. Rue is black. I'm not watching." “Awkward moment when Rue is some black girl and not the little blonde innocent girl you pictured” The quotes above are an extreme, yet sadly accurate, representation of some of … Continue reading Books on Film: Racist Hunger Games Fans Don’t Know How to Read

The Hunger Games Movie: Just Like the Book, Now with Actors

As the kid behind me at last night's showing would say: "MOVIE REVIEW!" That's right -- it's my long-awaited review of The Hunger Games, the brand-new series for teens that isn't Twilight. Before I unleash my usual avalanche of snark, I will say that I liked it well enough. Here's where I add the caveat: … Continue reading The Hunger Games Movie: Just Like the Book, Now with Actors