Get Well Soon Review: History’s Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them

Author: Jennifer Wright Publication Date: February 7, 2017 Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. Genre: non-fiction, historical non-fiction, humor Goodreads | Amazon Get Well Soon is a collection of historical narratives detailing some of the worst plagues and diseases in human history and how humans fought them. We’re talking everything from the bubonic […]

Shipwreck Makes the Leap from Stage to the Page in Loose Lips: Fanfiction Parodies of Great (and Terrible) Literature

Loose Lips Editors: Amy Stephenson and Casey A. Childers Release Date: September 27, 2016 Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Genre(s): Humor, Parody, Literature, Fanfiction Review Spoilers: Low GoodReads | Amazon If you haven’t heard of Shipwreck then you are missing out. An erotic fanfiction contest hosted regularly at the Booksmith bookstore in San Francisco, it’s a […]

Book Review: Literary Starbucks Makes the Jump from Tumblr Blog to Book Stands!

Literary Starbucks Author: Jill Poskanzer, Wilson Josephson, Nora Katz Illustrator: Harry Bliss Release Date: August 23, 2016 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Genre(s): Humor, Parody, Classics Review Spoilers: N/A GoodReads | Amazon What happens when your simple little Tumblr blog explodes and garners tens of thousands of followers? If you’re lucky like the folks behind Literary Starbucks, […]

‘Alice in Tumblr-Land’ Brings Your Favorite Fairy Tale Characters & Disney Princesses Into the Modern Era

Alice in Tumblr-Land Author: Tim Manley Release Date: November 5, 2013 Publisher: Penguin Books Genre(s): Humor, Parody Rating: ????? Review Spoilers:  Mild GoodReads | Amazon The Internet is a crazy place. It can also be pretty amazing. Online you can find any number sites that allow you to foster community, creativity, and conversation. Tumblr is one of the most eclectic […]

The Probability of Miracles is as Wonderful as You’d Expect It to Be

The Probability of Miracles Author: Wendy Wunder Release Date: December 8, 2011 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Source: Personal find Genre(s): YA, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction Spoilers: Mild Rating: ★★★★☆ GoodReads | Amazon In a sea of dystopian, vampire, zombie, and awkward teenage romance novels, The Probability of Miracles is a fresh new novel from Wendy Wunder. While the idea of a […]