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Meeting the Unpredictable by Riann C. Miller

4 Stars

Meeting the Unpredictable is the 2nd book I’ve read by Riann C. Miller. She’s an author that’s new to me this year and someone I’m keeping an eye on. 411 more words

Reading

Manic Pixie Dream Girl Me Up

“What do you want to be when you grow up, Sarah?”  The teacher asks her young pupil.

“A Manic Pixie Dream girl, that’s what I want to be”.   733 more words

So Let's Talk About the Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Personally, I love some of the character but not the trope. There are those people in our lives that bring us up out of our brooding or depression or anxiety and it does matter who is which gender or if we’re both the same. 650 more words

Fiction

NO ONE BLOW ON MY SHOULDER PLEASE: 6 Things We Learned from A Walk to Remember

Boy meets girl, but girl has cancer. It gets worse.

Join Leann and Eryn as we g-chat our way through A Walk to Remember, a Nicholas Sparks novel-based film that Leann calls “a middle school crying movie,” and Eryn (now seeing it for the first time) calls “the worst kind of discourse about suffering” and also “oh jeeeeeeeeeeeeeeez.” 1,139 more words

Movies

The fault in John Green's feminism: the MPDG trope

By MINA RHEE
Staff Writer

Much of the work of John Green, the famous young-adult fiction writer, deals with the trope of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl (MPDG), as seen in his popular novels… 939 more words

Sword And Shield

To All The Manic Pixie Dream Girls

I am sorry we let them kill you in every grotesque way they could.

I am sorry we called it “romance”.

I am sorry we let them fill you with smoke and booze and problems they never intend to solve. 424 more words