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Jingle Bells, Batman Smells, This Is My December Wrap Up!

Jingle Bells, Batman Smells, This Is My December Wrap Up!

Happy December, loves. This is it.  This is the end of the year, and fresh with good memories and bad ones – joy and regret.  This is the final push to reach our reading and writing and blogging goals.  I’ll be doing a proper 2018 wrap up tomorrow, but suffice it to say that things went well this year, at least as far as reading goes! I hope everyone has had a marvelous holiday season!  For myself, I am exhausted and excited for the year to be swinging to an end.  The holidays are always delightful, but tiring, don’t you […]

Posted December 31, 2018 in Checking In // 0 Comments //
Pure by Julianna Baggott

Pure by Julianna Baggott

I had such a great conversation about this book with my husband last night.  I have deeply conflicting feelings about Pure.  I really enjoyed it.  It really bothered me.  Matt and I came to the conclusion of:  “It’s interesting, but it doesn’t work, but it’s interesting, but it doesn’t work.”  And we kept going on like that for a while. Pure is a post-apocalyptic fantasy told in four different voices.  Most of the action takes place in the destroyed world, where survivors are deformed and fused to objects and animals as an effect of detonations (often compared to Hiroshima, so presumably nuclear).  In contrast, […]

Posted December 30, 2017 in Reviews // 2 Comments //