The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue: A Feminist Book Review

“On the morning we are to leave for our Grand Tour of the Continent, I wake in bed beside Percy. For a disorienting moment, it’s unclear whether we’ve slept together or simply slept together.” Whenever I recommend The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue to anyone, I never try to explain the plot. I just… Read More

Out of the Pocket: F-BOM Book of the Month Review

                 Here’s our spoiler-free review of Out of the Pocket by Fiona J.R. Titchenell. Get your copy by becoming a member today and then join us in the F-BOM forums. We look forward to hearing your thoughts! Angela Ironwright is a sixteen-year-old girl that I am very familiar with. Insecure? Check. Self-conscious… Read More

Curl Up With Your Familiar and Read “Switch”

If you’ve been following our site since its beginning (HSA is already one year old! Yay!) you’ll have read Lindsey’s review of Alyssa Cooper‘s short story, “The Motel Room.” Well, Her Story Arc came back for more! Our August Book of the Month selection is Cooper’s new novel, Switch. Switch is the first in a… Read More

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