Articles Posted in the " Traditional Press " Category

  • Kakashi Hiden: Lightning in the Icy Sky – Review

    Kakashi Hiden: Lightning in the Icy Sky is the first light novel in the Naruto Hiden series. It’s written by Akira Higashiyama and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto, the creator of Naruto. The stories in the Hiden series take place after the end of Fourth Ninja War and tell about the journey of various characters before […]


  • Review: “Captive Prince” by C.S. Pacat

    If I had a dollar for every time a fangirl lamented that they wished traditional fiction was more like slash I would have like $40… at least. Jokes aside, I do know a lot of us fangirls are looking for original fiction that utilizes the tropes and sexual freedoms found in slash without just filing […]


  • Truth: “Lies We Tell Ourselves” Is a Must-Read

    Lies We Tell Ourselves is a powerful novel that focuses on the evolving relationship between two teenage girls on opposite sides of the segregated south: Sarah, one of the first black students to attend the all-white school in her town, and Linda, the daughter of a highly respected segregation activist who works for the local newspaper. […]


  • Book Review: Akarnae (The Medoran Chronicles #1) by Lynette Noni

    With just one step, sixteen-year-old Alexandra Jennings’s world changes–literally. Dreading her first day at a new school, Alex is stunned when she walks through a doorway and finds herself stranded in Medora, a fantasy world full of impossibilities. Desperate to return home, she learns that only a man named Professor Marselle can help her… but […]


  • Ms. Track and Capture: Veronica Mars Back in Action

    The Veronica Mars books do not pull punches. (Spoiler alert: plot points discussed, but not the ending. That’s one punch I’m willing to pull.) WARNING: Mentions of sexual assault and abuse. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.


  • 2014 Nebula Nominees, Short Fiction

    The members of the Science Fiction Writers of America are voting this month on the winners of the Nebulas for the best writing in a variety of categories. Even for those who aren’t part of the SFWA, these are awards to watch to find some of the best writers in the genre today. In recent […]


  • Live for More… And Read the Red Rising Trilogy

    Once upon a time I acquired an advance reading copy of a book called Red Rising by Pierce Brown. As is the case with most of the ARCs I get, I had no idea what the book was about. There is no summary on the back of the book. I get a lot of ARCs. I […]




  • Welcome Back to Scion: A Review of “The Mime Order” by Samantha Shannon

    Are you ready to return to Scion London? Well, you’d better be, because The Mime Order, the second installment in Samantha Shannon’s The Bone Season series, picks up right where the first book left off. And when I say “right after”, I mean literally right after. When The Mime Order opens, the escapees from Sheol I are still on the train they […]