Dealing with Dragons Review

When I was told that Patricia Wrede‘s Dealing with Dragons book had knights, dragons, princesses, talking frogs, wizards, and witches in it, I probably made a weird, scrunched up face. It sounds like the typical damsel in distress (and there are some of them in the story) in a fantasy setting. But Dealing with Dragons is not quite… Read More

Why Harry Potter fans should read Septimus Heap

If you find yourself wishing there were more Harry Potter books to read, or just want something similar but don’t want to re-read the series for the hundredth time, I definitely have a book series for you: Septimus Heap by Angie Sage. This seven book, middle grade series is a nice, quick read, and the pages… Read More

Women, Armor, and Magic the Gathering

I did a lot of researching for this post. What I was looking for were opinions on Magic: The Gathering’s representation of women. Because there are so many cards, I was hoping to find a perspective from someone who has been playing the game for awhile and who knows almost all of them. I only… Read More

Agent Carter: Awesome, but Rushed

For the last eight Tuesday nights, my world has been rocked by Agent Carter and her impressive, strong, womanly ways. At first, having only heard it by name, I wrote the show off as yet another mysterious-handsome-detective-man story. I rolled my eyes and thought “Great. Another show about some guy with a team that has guns.”… Read More