To All the (YA) Books I’ve Loved Before {ft. a rant and two small reviews}

I don’t read a lot of YA—I never have, really, simply because it doesn’t interest me. My recent foray into the genre has only served to redouble my aversion to “fluffy” romances and “meet-cutes.” (Because these things are never cute. They’re just annoying.) My YA expertise is pretty much limited to the eleven YA books…

Review: The Things They Carried

How do I even start this? I’ve been carrying around the remnants of this book for days. I’m so terribly afraid of messing up this review. It can’t be too sentimental, but it has to convey some sort of emotion; it can’t be overly dramatic, and yet it has to explain how The Things They…

Book Review: Longbourn // Pride and Prejudice without Mr. Darcy?!

Jane Austen retellings are a dime a dozen. Seriously people, there are so many rewritten versions of anything that she’s written it’s almost ridiculous. And of course, the infamous Pride and Prejudice with the infamous Mr. Darcy, the dream man of every nitwit female out there. So naturally in any Pride and Prejudice retelling, it…