Add this to your YA Reading list! “CONfidence: The Diary of an Invisible Girl”

One of the joys of following the Female Girl Bloggers G+ group, and being a chair member of the Geek Girl Brunch Twin Cities, is discovering the creations of other geekly ladies out there. Today I’m happy to help introduce the world to the up-and-coming author Paige Lavoie. Two days ago she debuted her novel Confidence: The Diary… Read More

Take a DETOUR to Tolerance

I wrote a piece about empowerment through cosplay, but I never really dove into my personal experiences at conventions. It has been five years and counting that I have attended cons, yet I felt my previous piece was missing an important aspect: conventions are fantastically tolerant places. It’s not just the bronies or the “free… Read More

Sailor Moon Crystal Act XII: Enemy (Queen Metalia)

Warning: Spoilers Be sure to check out the Sailor Moon Crystal Page for reviews of Acts I through XI in case you missed them! This is the way the world ends. This is the way the world ends. This is the way the world ends. Not with a bang but a whimper.  T.S. Eliot’s poem is the only… Read More

Act XI: Reunion

Warning: Spoilers Be sure to check out the Sailor Moon Crystal Page for reviews of Acts I through X in case you missed them! The episodes are getting to the point where I feel like I blinked once, and the episode was already over. I’m so intent on what is going on that time ceases to exist.… Read More

Sailor Moon Crystal Act X: Moon

Warning: Spoilers Be sure to check out the Sailor Moon Crystal Page for reviews of Acts I through IX in case you missed them! Sometimes I don’t know where to begin. Every Sailor Moon fan feared the new series might ruin a good thing. But I never imagined when I started watching Sailor Moon Crystal that I… Read More