Review: Mystery · Review: Thriller

Book Review: In Malice, Quite Close by Brandi Lynn Ryder

"This is my apology," the book began, and my heart twisted in my chest. I started this book one morning and was two-thirds of the way through by lunch. All through lunch, my head was caught up in the book and I could hardly drag my thoughts away. I brought it up as a subject… Continue reading Book Review: In Malice, Quite Close by Brandi Lynn Ryder

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Review: Historical Fiction · Review: Mystery

TV Show Review: Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

Never having read the Phryne Fisher Mystery novels on which this show is based, this will be a review purely of the TV show. This is a largely spoiler-free review, except for the section "Overarching Plots." Summary Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis) returns from England to Melbourne in 1928. There, she promptly finds herself entangled in… Continue reading TV Show Review: Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

Review: Fantasy · Review: Mystery

Anime/Manga Review (?): Hikaru no Go (Hikaru’s Go) Part 2

Yesterday, I wrote a review (more like a babble) that mainly focused on the story structure, and I spent a lot of time talking about Hikaru and Akira's relationship as the driving force of the plot. But I didn't do Sai nearly enough justice. If Hikaru and Akira's relationship is the heart of this story,… Continue reading Anime/Manga Review (?): Hikaru no Go (Hikaru’s Go) Part 2

Review: Fantasy · Review: Mystery

Anime/Manga Review: Hikaru no Go (Hikaru’s Go)

Yes, I know, not a book again... But nothing I'm reading right now is really something I can review. It's all historical or classic—and at least for the present, I've no intention of "reviewing" a classic. Of course, the classic in question is Dune, which isn't quite the same as, say, Dickens...but still. Anyhow! I'm… Continue reading Anime/Manga Review: Hikaru no Go (Hikaru’s Go)