Tag Archive: 2 star

A Murder in Time Had Me Checking My Watch

I am always very hesitant to use the term Mary Sue – it’s so gendered, so often used to attack female characters for traits admired in male ones.

The Honest-to-Goodness True Life Review of Wonder Woman: Earth One

You don’t prioritize the male gaze in what’s supposed to be a feminist book. This shouldn’t even need to be said.

Review: Daring to Eat a Peach by Joseph Zeppetello

Book: Daring to Eat a Peach Author: Joseph Zeppetello Published: 2010 by Atticus Books First Line: “Fatally flawed people are plentiful.” Rating: 2.67 literary translators working under a playboy pig […]

Review: Accelerated by Bronwen Hruska

Book: Accelerated Author: Bronwen Hruska Published: October 2, 2012 by Pegasus First Lines: “Sean Benning had put in his time.  He couldn’t risk being caught in another conversation about ERB […]

Review: Waterbaby by Cris Mazza

Book: Waterbaby (Powell’s) (Amazon) Author: Cris Mazza Published: October 2007 by Soft Skull Press, 320 pages Date Read: June 2012 First Line: “She’d been feeling a seizure coming on for several weeks, and for the first […]

Review: Kino by Jürgen Fauth

Book: Kino (Powell’s) (Amazon) Author: Jürgen Fauth Published: April 15, 2012 by Atticus Books First Lines: “Mina stumbled and fell headlong into her apartment, smacking her knees and the palms […]

Triple-Decker Review, pt. 2: 11/22/63 by Stephen King

This is the third review of our triple-review of 11/22/63, the first parts of which were posted here yesterday.  Book: 11/22/63 Author: Stephen King Published: November 8, 2011 by Scribner; 849 […]

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