With so many years of reality television, faux-romance, and D-list (or is it F-list?) reality celebrities, many of us might feel disillusioned by the entire subject; yet, Lizzie Shane’s Romancing Miss Right proves that with the right (and light) touch, reality television romance can be surprisingly fertile ground for a fresh contemporary romance. Shane’s Romancing Miss … Continue reading The Only Happily Ever After in the Reality TV World (Book Review: Romancing Miss Right by Lizzie Shane)
This review (by CoCo) was originally published (5/31/16) as a guest review on Smart Bitches Trashy Books. Lunges, pivots, turns, spins, Salchows, loops, flips, Lutz jumps, axel jumps, singles, doubles, and triples. It’s okay if these terms don’t mean a whole hell of a lot to you. I’d consider myself a casual fan of ice … Continue reading Book Review: US/Russian (Romance) Relations(hip)
People love a good serial killer, amiright? Murder and mayhem. All. The. Time. In the fictional world of film and literature, serial killers can be counted on to deliver the morbid, ridiculous, and hard-to-solve murders that keep the actors of Criminal Minds in work. (Hi, Criminal Minds fans! I see you. I love you. I … Continue reading (Feminist?) Female Serial Killers…The Last Glass Ceiling!
I recently revisited Andy Weir's The Martian, one of 2014/2015s most talked about books, soon to be a Ridley Scott movie starring Matt Damon. The Martian has been sold as the story of Mark Watley, who will soon become the first person to die on the red planet. When a sandstorm strikes the landing site … Continue reading Book review–The Martian, by Andy Weir