Bookish Musings: Thoughts on Disability Representation in Books

Bookish Musings: Thoughts on Disability Representation in Books

In 2017, I wrote a blog post about disability representation and the "magical cure" trope in books, and I had planned to do another post with more complaints. But some of my opinions have changed, and as a disabled person myself, my feelings about this topic are complex and sometimes contradictory. And I wanted to talk about not just issues with disability rep, but also issues with...
 
Update: Life and Books (July 2022)

Update: Life and Books (July 2022)

Well, the world is still crumbling, so let's temporarily pretend it's not and talk about some good things! I played some more games! They're a good distraction. I mostly played Townscaper. It's been my go-to lately because it doesn't require a lot of focus but is still fun and lets me be creative. I've been sharing my builds on Twitter, so check there if you want to see them all! I also played...
 
Book Review: Silk Fire by Zabé Ellor

Book Review: Silk Fire by Zabé Ellor

Koré is a male courtesan in a world where men are lesser, but he plans to use his skills and connections to make sure his awful father doesn't get the position of leadership he wants. But when Koré is given dragon magic, starts falling for two people whose love he's not sure he's worthy of, fights against necromancy, and learns of various political secrets, things get even more...
 
Bookish News: 2022 Queer SFF Books I’m Excited For (Part 2)

Bookish News: 2022 Queer SFF Books I’m Excited For (Part 2)

At the beginning of the year, I made a blog post about upcoming queer sci-fi/fantasy books I was excited for, but I only included books set to release in the first half the year. I figured there'd be more I'd learn about later in the year, and what a shame that they wouldn't get to be on lists since they just weren't announced yet. So here we are, Part 2! Once again, there are so many books I...