books, comics, discussion, movies/tv, reading order

A Guide to: Doctor Who Novels

A while ago I published the post: Reading Order: Every Canon(ish) Star Wars Novel. I wanted to do a similar post for other insanely long-running and complicated franchises. My current plan is to make reading order posts for Doctor Who and Star Trek, but if there any any others you'd like to see, please let me… Continue reading A Guide to: Doctor Who Novels

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Throwback Thursday: Anthem by Ayn Rand Essay

My sophomore year of high school, I was a semi-finalist / third place winner in the international Ayn Rand Foundation Anthem essay contest. This was my essay. Most fictional, future worlds, even the post-apocalyptic and/or totalitarian ones, are technologically advanced, at least compared to the time in which they were written. In Anthem, unlike most,… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Anthem by Ayn Rand Essay

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Favorite Reads of 2022

I actually didn't manage to read much in 2022 - most of my reading revolved around school (MCAT books and assigned reading) and short comics. But regardless, hear are some of my favorite reads! Demon in the Wood is a graphic novel prequel of Shadow and Bone. I really loved the art, and while the… Continue reading Favorite Reads of 2022

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My 2023 Reading Goals

Its a New Year so its time for some new goals! I have been working on this blog since I was 15-years old. Now at the age of 23, I am on year eight of book blogging. My blogging has waxed and waned over the years, but I have some resolutions to be a more… Continue reading My 2023 Reading Goals

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Going Dark by Melissa de la Cruz – Blog Tour: Promo Post

TOUR SCHEDULE: Going Dark by Melissa de la Cruz Monday, January 23rdThe Book Dutchesses – InterviewDB’s Guide to the Galaxy – Review Tuesday, January 24thStacia Love to Read – Review Wednesday, January 25thTwirling Book Princess – Promotional Post Thursday, January 26thKayl’s Krazy Obsession – Promotional PostJen Jen Reviews – Review Friday, January 27thStuck in Fiction – Interview Monday, January 30theverywhere and nowhere – ReviewRae’s… Continue reading Going Dark by Melissa de la Cruz – Blog Tour: Promo Post

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Book Review: A Molecule Away from Madness: Tales of the Hijacked Brain by Sara Manning Peskin

Hardcover, 224 pages Published February 8th 2022 by W. W. Norton Company Official Synopsis: Our brains are the most complex machines known to humankind, but they have an Achilles heel: the very molecules that allow us to exist can also sabotage our minds. Here are gripping accounts of unruly molecules and the diseases that form in their… Continue reading Book Review: A Molecule Away from Madness: Tales of the Hijacked Brain by Sara Manning Peskin

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Book Review: The Day They Parachuted Cats on Borneo: A Drama of Ecology by Charlotte Pomerantz

Synopsis (not Official): This book is largely out of print, so a synopsis was difficult to find. It is however a book about true events, unintended consequences, and how scientists do not always know the potential side effects they may have through their intentions and interventions. It is a short picture book, and can be found… Continue reading Book Review: The Day They Parachuted Cats on Borneo: A Drama of Ecology by Charlotte Pomerantz

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Book Review: Incubators: A Graphic History by Paige V Polinsky, Josep Rural

Official Synopsis: When babies are born early, they often have trouble surviving. But special containers called incubators help babies grow by keeping them warm and protected. At first, people in the medical world were skeptical about incubators. But some trailblazing doctors believed in the technology—and put it on display across Europe and the United States. “Incubator… Continue reading Book Review: Incubators: A Graphic History by Paige V Polinsky, Josep Rural

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Nonfiction By Women in STEM – Hidden Histories

Introduction This is, obviously, a non-exhaustive list, and there are many more areas of STEM for which a similar list can be made, but as a broad topic, hidden histories or often ignored contributions of women to science seemed like a good place to start. What other fields would you like to see a memoir… Continue reading Nonfiction By Women in STEM – Hidden Histories