Book Reviews Archive

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Book Review: Roller Derby for Beginners

In the preface to Roller Derby for Beginners, Frisky Sour says her alternate title for the book was: Roller Derby for Beginners: The Advice You Would Eventually Get Through Conversations with Your Peers and Coaches Over the Course of Several Years if You Showed Up to Every Practice, Bout, and the Occasional

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Book Review: Murloc Soup for the Geek Soul

I think every girl who grew up in the 90s had at least one Chicken Soup for the X Soul book (boys may have read them too, but I specifically remember all the girls in my class having a copy). For those who missed out on the trend, the Chicken Soup books were a

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Book Review: Fangirl

I found Fangirl the way I find out about most things. Twitter. When it was released back in September, it seemed like everyone was talking about it. So of course, I had to get my hands on a copy Fangirl starts off as a somewhat typical coming of age story. You have the protagonist,

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Book Review: Risktaker by Kea Alwang

Disclaimer: Risktaker was provided by the author to Pure Geekery for review purposes. After the success of Treehugger, I couldn’t wait to delve into Risktaker (#2 in Alwang’s Based on a Dream series). We meet up with Star coping with a day in high school, struggling with the constant tug of war

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Book Review: Treehugger by Kea Alwang

Disclaimer: Treehugger was provided by the author to Pure Geekery for review purposes. I’ve said before that I love books. Long books, short books, serious books, and books that cross the border into ridiculous. If it’s written down in a language I can read, I’ll read it. So when we got the

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Who CENSORED Roger Rabbit: An old(er) perspective on an old classic

Fair warning: We’re heading into major spoiler territory here (though it’s on a 25 year old movie and a 32 year old book) If you grew up in the 80’s, chances are you’ve seen the 1988 classic (wow, calling it a classic makes me feel old) Who Framed Roger Rabbit? A few