Category Archives: Books

Death can be kind: A Review of Deathless


Hi hello. I’m baaaaaack. Thanks, work, grad school, and life. Anyway.

Deathless by Catherine M. Valente  is the fairy tale you always wanted to read. Continue reading

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Novel Concepts: A Review of Backwards From Infinity


I have a strange obsession with young adult literature. Maybe it comes from being a children’s librarian for four years. Maybe it comes from me not really wanting to be a full-on Adult. Either way, I’ve read almost every major young adult coming-of-age novel.

The cover art really is gorgeous.

The cover art really is gorgeous.

This isn’t a major one, but it’s still a coming of age story. Continue reading

Only a duck pond: A review of The Ocean at the End of the Lane (A Novel Concepts review)


Neil Gaiman is an incredible author. He’s an incredible storyteller. That isn’t really an opinion. It’s more of a known fact. He can create worlds within this world, and make us almost believe it’s real. He can create characters that seem like they’re on the edges of society, but really, they’re just like us.

The Ocean at the End of the Lane is no exception.

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