Articles Posted in the " Traditional Press " Category

  • Everyone Has a Secret in “Tell Me No Lies”

    Adele Griffin’s Tell Me No Lies is an honest look at the lengths people will go to (especially in high school) to find a place where they feel like they belong. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.


  • Book Review: The Summer of Us by Cecilia Vinesse

    The summer before their freshman year of college, five friends journey from London on a ten-day cross-continent trip. In The Summer of Us, Europe is mostly a backdrop as these friends discover that growing up sometimes means growing apart. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.


  • Dark Tales: The Call of Cthulhu – Graphic Novel Review

    Dark Tales: The Call of Cthulhu from Canterbury Classics is an adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s famous tale. The illustrations are by Dave Shepard. If you haven’t read the original, this graphic novel is a good place to start. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.


  • Dark Tales: Beauty and the Beast – Graphic Novel Review

    We are all familiar with the tale of Beauty and the Beast. That’s why I was looking forward to seeing what Dark Tales: Beauty and the Beast (A Modern Retelling) graphic novel from Canterbury Classics brought to the table. And I have to say, I was quite impressed. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy […]




  • It’s Your Universe by Ashley Eckstein: A Tale to Inspire

    I’ll be honest, I don’t read many memoirs – they just aren’t my style – but when I heard about Ashley Eckstein’s new book, It’s Your Universe, I knew I had to have it. I was lucky enough to receive a review copy from the publisher, and while it wasn’t quite what I expected, I […]


  • “Ship It” Sounds Cute but May Actually Do Shippers a Disservice

    I was really excited about Britta Lundin’s Ship It, a YA novel heavily focused on fandom and convention culture featuring an LGBTQ+ romance. Unfortunately, I was incredibly disappointed with the characters and the way fandom – particularly shippers – were presented. It is a good starting off point for a much-needed discussion about entitlement in fandom, […]


  • Star Wars Forces of Destiny: Tales Of Hope & Courage – Book Review

    Disney and Lucasfilm gave a much-deserved push to heroines through the Star Wars initiative titled Forces of Destiny which debuted last year. The initiative included toys, animated shorts, apparel, and a number of books including Stars Wars Forces of Destiny: Tales of Hope & Courage. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in […]


  • Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

    I read a lot of YA. I read a lot of fantasy. It has been a long time since something has captivated me as much as Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone. I had a lot of expectations going into this book, and usually that means I’m silently pleading to not be let down, but […]