July/ Book-tube-a-thon Wrap Up

I am shamed.  During the seven day Booktubeathon I read only 3 books:  7/12 stars The Murders In The Rue Morgue Challenges applied: finish a book in a day, hyped in Sherlockian lore, people in the distance. I kinda regret reading this so fast because there is so much logical detail, but I am thankfulContinue reading “July/ Book-tube-a-thon Wrap Up”

The Murders In The Rue Morgue Marginalia/ Booktubeathon #1

The Booktube-a-thon is an annual event hosted by Ariel Bissett that encourages people to read as much as they can in seven days. This is my first year participating but it’s well timed for me. Beren and Luthien is due this week, I was captured by A Spell For Chameleon while in the library, I’ve been wantingContinue reading “The Murders In The Rue Morgue Marginalia/ Booktubeathon #1”

Snakes In Fiction

 Snakes are one of many underrated character types, possibly because of ophidiophobia, possibly because of the human tendency to believe that your species is the best species. It’s probably the latter, as minority characters aren’t as apparent as white girls. Other character types, such as Death, aliens, etc., are usually not the main character.  ShoutContinue reading “Snakes In Fiction”