Guest Review: No Judgments by Meg Cabot
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Articles / October 26, 2019

C+ No Judgments by Meg Cabot September 24, 2019 · William Morrow Paperbacks Chick LitContemporary RomanceRomance Esme Brett reviews romance on Instagram as @Feminist_Romance. She lives in New Zealand and is a devoted cat mother to Franklin. Her areas of expertise involve Buffy the Vampire Slayer, winged eyeliner, and red wine that’s less than 9 dollars. … TW/CW ahoy Trigger Warning: sexual assault. This review won’t go into specifics. Little Bridge is an idyllic island in the Florida Keys. Unfortunately, it’s also in the direct path of a category 5 hurricane. Most of the island population evacuate except for Bree Beckham, hottie Drew Hartwell, and a whole bunch of beloved pets in need of Bree’s help. These details form the structure of the plot. There are three things you need to know about Bree: she’s stubborn she loves animals she has a weakness for a hot male bod. So even though Hurricane Marilyn is getting very huff-y and puff-y, Bree stays put and makes it her mission to assist the left-behind pets of Little Bridge. Luckily, Drew is on hand to help and he is, as I say, hot. (I’m not just repeating this because it’s an important point, I’m…

Whatcha Reading? October 2019 Edition, Part Two
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Articles / October 26, 2019

It’s our last Whatcha Reading for the month of October! How are we all feeling? Exhausted? Thrilled for the holidays? Right now, I have two modes: devouring a book in one sitting or not touching a book for DAYS. Catherine: I’m reading Emily Wilson’s translation of Homer’s Odyssey ( A | BN | K | AB ), which I was drawn to after reading this review a couple of years ago. I grew up on Greek myths and legends, so I’m delighted to read a new perspective and a new translation (and the introductory essay at the start is fantastic). And lest you think I am just showing off with all my classical reading, I am also reading Fifty Shades of Alice in Wonderland by Melinda du Champ ( A | BN ), which certainly is a thing. Think coming-of-age porn with Lewis Carroll-style rhymes and so much BDSM. It’s very funny (though the humour is a little mean-spirited at times), and very hot if kink is your thing. Charlotte: I’m reading Stolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jensen ( A | BN | K | AB | Au ), which is pretty good but not great – the worldbuilding is…