‘The Dawn of Yangchen’ by F.C. Yee: A masterclass in not underestimating your young adult audience

Our The Dawn of Yangchen book review explores how F.C. Yee deepens the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender by giving us a wonderfully realistic look at what being the “bridge between two worlds” would be like. Continue reading “‘The Dawn of Yangchen’ by F.C. Yee: A masterclass in not underestimating your young adult audience”

Tehlor Kay Mejia discusses ‘Paola Santiago and the Sanctuary of Shadows’ and deepening her connection to Mexican folklore

Our interview with Tehlor Kay Mejia explores the third and final book in the Paola Santiago series, Sanctuary of Shadows, how writing this trilogy deepened her connection to her culture’s legends, and what awesome projects she has coming up next. Continue reading “Tehlor Kay Mejia discusses ‘Paola Santiago and the Sanctuary of Shadows’ and deepening her connection to Mexican folklore”

‘Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow’ by Gabrielle Zevin: The book that finally fixes the sympathetic nerd trope of the ‘80s

Our Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow book review explores how Gabrielle Zevin uses the world of video game design to turn pop culture tropes on their head in her highly anticipated new novel. Continue reading “‘Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow’ by Gabrielle Zevin: The book that finally fixes the sympathetic nerd trope of the ‘80s”

‘Queer for Fear’ at SDCC 2022: Shudder’s upcoming documentary shines a light on the history of queer horror

Queer for Fear had its own panel at SDCC 2022, and we were in attendance to learn what exactly to expect from this four-part series that focuses on viewing the horror genre through a queer lens. Continue reading “‘Queer for Fear’ at SDCC 2022: Shudder’s upcoming documentary shines a light on the history of queer horror”

‘Paola Santiago and the Sanctuary of Shadows’ by Tehlor Kay Mejia: Pao faces her fears, and the trilogy comes to a legendary conclusion

Our Paola Santiago and the Sanctuary of Shadows book review tackles the third and final book in Tehlor Kay Mejia’s Mexican folklore-inspired middle grade series from the Rick Riordan Presents imprint. Continue reading “‘Paola Santiago and the Sanctuary of Shadows’ by Tehlor Kay Mejia: Pao faces her fears, and the trilogy comes to a legendary conclusion”