An Almost-Angry-But-Decidedly-Positive Post on YA Lit, Fantasy, and Comics!

So, I have been reading a lot of fabulous fantasy and fantasy-based books: And I couldn’t wait to blog about them all, until this got published and now I want to talk about that, as well as fantasy and some choice webcomics. This is challenging because I am naturally disposed to furious tirades and …

The Darkangel

I first read Meredith Ann Pierce’s Darkangel trilogy in elementary school. There were some things I didn’t like, some things I didn’t understand (one or two that I completely misunderstood), and yet something about the world and the characters, and the ideas expressed that called me to reread it. That …

Fantasy and the Fantastic

Welcome to June, the month where we consider fantasy and all things fantastical! Coming right after crossover month, distinctions of genre may seem somewhat meaningless – however, that is not necessarily the case. Genre becomes absurd when it is used as a set of rules used to confine and constrain …