Monthly Archives: November 2015

Marvel’s Jessica Jones: Messed Up Characters in Messed Up Situations

Synopsis: Jessica Jones had wanted to be a hero once. That was before Kilgrave, a man with the power to control minds, found her. Now that she thinks he’s dead, she’s trying to put her life together while dealing with … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (Yes, Part ONE), Characters Holding Themselves Together

  Genre: Dystopian/Sci-fi Synopsis: Katniss Everdeen survived the sadistic Hunger Games twice, unwittingly lighting the spark of revolution along the way. The Capitol’s President has responded to every slight challenge with violence or the threat thereof, finally culminating in the … Continue reading

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Roundup: The Winter Long, and LARP S2

The Winter Long I realized I forgot to review this book, and the next one’s already out. How did I forget to write about this book for a year? Genre: Urban fantasy Synopsis: Toby Daye is a changeling, half-fey and … Continue reading

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The Originals: Klaus Being His Usual Divisive Self, and Fluctuating Representation

Genre: Supernatural Synopsis: A family of thousand year old vampires returns to their former home, New Orleans, becoming embroiled in the power struggles between vampires, witches, and werewolves. The head of the house is the paranoid, erratic, and controlling Klaus–a … Continue reading

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