The Hazel Wood: A Book Review

What exactly is a fairy tale? Do the princesses always have to be beautiful damsels in distress? Does the knight always have to slay the dragon? Does everyone always have to end up happily ever after? This is where Melissa Albert's The Hazel Wood worms its cafard way into a genre usually sickly sweet with... Continue Reading →

Neighborly: A Book Review

There are a lot of neighborhoods that I consider "dream neighborhoods" in Oklahoma City. Most of them are historic little boroughs with perfectly manicured lawns and well-kept 1920s bungalow-style homes. There's just the right amount of dogs and children, and everyone usually comes from diverse backgrounds. None of the houses are cookie-cutter development homes (and... Continue Reading →

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