Tag: Dogears

Dogears: Inverting Tropes in Storytelling

Becoming Unbecoming Una Arsenal Pulp Press December 1, 2015 Una simultaneously explores the terror of living through her own sexual abuses and the entirely-too-geographically-close Yorkshire Ripper’s serial killings in 1977 Northern England. There is an amazing amount of thoughtful material about abuser’s tactics, survivor’s coping mechanisms, the commonplace attitudes that breed violence against women, and…

Dogears: More SmallvilleGuy!

Lois Lane: Double Down Gwenda Bond Switch Press May 1, 2016 Disclaimer: A copy of this book was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Jess, WWAC writer, reviewed the first Lois Lane novel Fallout, and I agreed that it was a really fun read. I adored teen Lois and was excited…

A Natural History of Dragons Marie Brennan, Tor.com, 2014

Dogears: An Unscripted History of Dragons

My Unscripted Life Lauren Morrill Delacorte (Random House) October 11, 2016 Lauren Morrill is a comforting voice in YA fiction, with contemporary romances that aren’t surprising but still engaging. But My Unscripted Life is the least captivating of her books thus far—it’s a novel that elevates romance at the expense of character development and story growth….

Fashion Victims: The Dangers of Dress Past and PresentFashion Victims: The Dangers of Dress Past and Present Allison Matthews-David Bloomsbury Visual Arts September 24, 2015 Allison Matthews-David Bloomsbury Visual Arts September 24, 2015

Dogears: Strangled by Scarves

Exit, Pursued By A Bear E.K. Johnston Dutton Books for Young Readers/Penguin Random House Canada March 15, 2016 Disclaimer: A copy of this book was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Full disclosure: I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and talking to E.K. Johnston many times on Twitter and at events….

Dogears: Delicate yet Vicious

These Vicious Masks Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas Swoon Reads February 9, 2016 Were there mutants in Victorian England? Of course there were! Nobody said Professor X and his crew were the earliest gifted! The Misses Wyndham, snarkster supreme, Evelyn, and sweet, slightly underdeveloped, Rose, share the lucky gift of making people well. When Rose suspiciously…

Dogears: Go Big or Go Home

Anything Could Happen Will Walton PUSH, an imprint of Scholastic May 26, 2015 Tretch Farm is in love with his best friend. That would be hard enough for any teenager but his best friend is Matt Gooby and they live in a small Southern town where it’s not easy to be gay. What’s even worse is…

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