I read the Uglies trilogy in full when I was in either middle school or early high school, and to this day they’re some of my favourite dystopian novels. Without the same simplicity of concept that plagues Divergent and other dystopian YA, the Uglies trilogy spoke directly to (what I now recognize as) my dysphoria … Continue reading Review: IMPOSTORS by Scott Westerfeld
Whew! The longer I do this column, the better I get at finding new music, and the more I realize just how much music comes out every month. This month, we have music from Birds of Bellwoods, Ariel Pink,, Leaves' Eyes and more - a mix of genres if I've ever heard one. And those … Continue reading New Music: August
Hello everyone! After a lot of work, my experimental poetry and prose chapbook THE SHINING WIRE is now available for preorder on my Storenvy! First things first - while advanced reading copies went out a few days ago, they went out with a cover. That means that I get to do a very fancy cover … Continue reading The Shining Wire – Preorders Open & Cover Reveal!
Heads-up! This review is for an adult book, and this review discusses some of the sexual and kink aspects. I review enough YA on here that I don't want wires getting crossed. I was in high school when 50 Shades of Grey started getting popular, and even then I knew it was a god-awful representation … Continue reading Review: Deadline by Stephanie Ahn
TW: Hospitals, death/grief, implied abuse, death of a sex worker (offscreen), drug jokes. The Civic Hospital was quieter at night than I’d imagined or remembered, and only the adrenaline in my system kept my nerves from shattering. I told people it was hospitals in general that pissed me off, but at the end of the … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter 2.3: Be Gay Do Crimes