Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers

Book Review: A Line In The Dark

Posted October 27, 2017 by Kara in book review, Kara / 3 Comments
Book Review: A Line In The Dark

First things first, A Line In the Dark features awesome lesbian representation. Nearly all characters are female. and the few that are male are only on the page as a parent or a brother, and I loved that, and I loved the relationship dynamic between all the women, and the different conflicts presented. How often do we get a lesbian love triangle? I’d like to see more of them, honestly, as long as they are well done. Love triangles can be tricky. The book is set in East and West Bedford, a city that is somewhat near Boston. It’s divided into more »

Book Review: Exit, Pursued by a Bear

Posted March 10, 2016 by Kara in book review, Kara / 0 Comments
Book Review: Exit, Pursued by a Bear

First things first: This book’s comparison to Veronica Mars is bullshit. I’m glad I didn’t see that before I read it because I would have read it just for that and been disappointed. The only similarity is that Veronica was raped, and Hermione is also raped. But this is the tale of a girl that was on top of everything. All her choices were taken away from her one evening at cheer camp, and what follows is incredibly so realistic. It is not so easy to catch a predator, and most rapists don’t get arrested. We all know that. We more »