Mama Knows Best…

Most of the stupidest things I have ever done in my life have been in the winter- particularly January and February. I like to call it New-Year-New-Me syndrome, a skin-deep aftereffect from a time- not that long ago, might I add- when I was conditioned to believe this time of year meant something. When I…

This is Not a Test/Please Remain Calm

This Is Not a Test by Courtney Summers isn’t a zombie book so much as a zombie-framing device used to explore the difficulties of making yourself vulnerable in front of someone- of communication pitfalls and the numbing effects of trauma. There are people that believe trauma builds character. Case and point for Hold Still by Nina…

The Girl with All The Gifts

Still Alice was the last of the books from my spontaneous shopping spree and I picked up books I’ve purchased, but haven’t gotten around to reading yet (I know, I’m terrible). They’ve honestly been on my to-read list since last year and like the hoarder I am, I just kept buying more books. I have…