The Lives of Tao; Or: Story Time With Andy Dwyer

The Lives of Tao; Or: Story Time With Andy Dwyer

The Lives of Tao is an action-adventure-sci-fi young adult book about a race of aliens whose enormous ship crash-landed on the planet 65 million years ago, causing the climatic changes that killed the dinosaurs. The aliens cannot live in our atmosphere, so they survive as symbionts in the bodies of animals, to whom they can […]

Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone

Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone

When Harry Potter came out in 1997, it was exactly the wrong time for me. I was too mature for the target demographic but not mature enough to realize there’s nothing wrong with enjoying books written for a younger audience. Plus there was the whole *magic* thing, but let’s not get started on my pearl-clutchy, uptight […]

Dietland; Or: FUCK YES!

Dietland; Or: FUCK YES!

I cannot *begin* to express my love for the wonder that is Dietland. It is a gleeful, triumphant, satisfying FUCK YOU to all the shit that makes a woman’s life small or stifling or treacherous. It is Angela Davis’s iconic fist in the air, with a middle finger proudly raised. It is righteously noncompliant. Dietland […]