Book Thoughts: The Mortal Instruments Series

So here’s the thing. After reading the things that crop up on my Tumblr dashboard from time to time concerning Cassandra Clare and her notorious history as a “Big Name Fan” on the very permanent interwebz, I don’t have much respect for her as a writer. That being said, the trailer for The Mortal Instruments:…

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Book Thoughts: Cunt: A Declaration of Independence

As a 22 year-old woman who’s been calling herself a feminist for years, my views on the word and what it means are always evolving. Similarly, my views on my body, my sexuality and what it means to me to be a woman are also evolving. Inga Muscio’s Cunt: A Declaration of Independence has been on my to-read list…

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Book Thoughts: The Solitude of Prime Numbers

Sometime during the course of the summer, my best friend and fellow literary masochist, AR, suggested that I read Paolo Giordano’s The Solitude of Prime Numbers. Set in Italy, the novel follows the lives of two people — Alice and Mattia — whom are both, in their painfully human ways, prime numbers. A prime number is…

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