Thank you, Anne McCaffrey.
Like every other woman who went through school with frizzy hair and the label “the smart girl,” I identify strongly with Hermione Granger. I have no illusions about how clichéd this is. It’s about as original as every non-Republican professional woman with glasses believing herself to be the real-life Liz Lemon.
Note: Due to the pivotal nature of this book in relation to the prior events in The Dresden Files series, there will be unavoidable spoilers in this review. A few years ago, the SciFi Channel began to air commercials for an intriguing new series about a modern-day wizard working as a private investigator out of… Continue reading Book Review: “Changes” by Jim Butcher (The Dresden Files, Book 12)
Whether I like it or not, my education has made me more of a literary snob than I once was or really want to be. It’s not intentional, but I seem to be unable to read anything without putting a critical slant on it or dissecting it in some way. I have been trained, whether… Continue reading The Worth of Franchise Fiction