A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow: A Fabulously Queer & Feminist Fairy Tale Retelling-ish – Book Review

A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow is a portal fantasy novella that’s a loosely inspired adult retelling of Sleeping Beauty that’s also steeped in the dissection of the basic formulaic foundation of other classic fairy tales. It follows a young teenager with a terminal illness that just seeks to experience some sort of magical splendour of her own before her ticker stops.

The Stowaway by James S. Murray & Darren Wearmouth: An Unconventional, Keep-You-Guessing Crime Thriller – Book Review

The Stowaway by James S. Murray and Darren Wearmouth is a crime thriller about a woman who was on a jury panel that couldn’t agree on the guilty verdict without reasonable doubt, which led to the release of a seemingly treacherous child killer. As the case takes a psychological toll on this specific juror, she decides to take a sabbatical and go on a vacation cruise with her family

6 Authors Recently Added to my Auto-Buy List!

Haruki Murakami, Yōko Ogawa, Banana Yoshimoto, Ken Liu, Nafiza Azad, Joe Abercrombie, and John Gwynne are a few on my current auto-buy hitlist. With the fabulous recent releases of awesome science-fiction, fantasy, and horror novels over these last couple of years, I’m so excited to add more writers to the group.

Harleen by Stjepan Šejić: A Harley Quinn Origin Story that’s an Absolute Stroke of Genius – Comic Review

Harleen by Stjepan Šejić is a psychological thriller graphic novel. After months of interviewing criminals at Arkham Asylum, Dr Harleen Quinzel starts to have very strange dreams about one of them in particular. What begins as overwhelming nightmares, slowly mutates and evolves into dangerous fantasies. Despite many warnings from Batman himself, she’s just so damn fascinated by the one individual

Films & TV Shows that I Watched in December 2021

December was a pretty average watching month for me. I spent most of it binging a TV show I wasn’t expecting to get so caught up in but did. I also spent some of it catching up on Scooby-Doo shtuff I haven’t seen yet, which is a project I began way back in October. While there weren’t any super mind-blowing content consumed, I’m still happy with what I did get to indulge

6 Best Books of December 2021!

December was a very uneventful month for me in terms of reading, most likely due to my typical Holiday Blues. I fell into a terrible rut and couldn’t focus on anything I picked up for more then ten minutes at a time. Because of that, I’ve only got about six books to share with you in this wrapping