Month: July 2016

Curse of Strahd: Session 15

Sometimes, it’s bad news when only half your table shows up. Maybe the meat shield doesn’t show up, leaving the squishy wizard defenseless. Sometimes the moral compass can’t make it, leaving the party meandering in an ethical dilemma. Sometimes the…

Ash by Malinda Lo

I’ve always had a soft spot for fairy tales; that’s no secret. But it’s very much becoming apparent that I will never get sick of fairy tale retellings as long as there’s even a minor cosmetic change or insignificant plot…

A Spy in the House by Y.S. Lee

There’s not a lot of genres I can read without thinking “wouldn’t this be better with like… dragons? Or spaceships? Or wizards? Maybe even just like, one fantastical element?” Speculative fiction is just what I like, and considering the mass…

YA Fiction and Me

For a time in high school, and to some extent, college, I convinced myself that I had “outgrown” young adult fiction. When it came time for me to clear out space on my bookshelves to make room for new books,…