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Top Ten Book Tropes That Need to be Stopped

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that was created by The Broke and the Bookish! Go check them out, and participate if you’d like. 707 more words

Book Blog

Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou - 01 (Quick Glance)

Concrete Revolutio: Choujin Gensou feels like it was designed by a committee. “What’s stylish?” “How about some retro characters and big one-on-one fights?” “Invisible aliens with conspiracies and quasi-government agencies that fight them?” “How about a transforming sports car with a gun sword?” “How about magic girls, complete with a transformation sequence, and cleavage?” “It can’t be a linear story though —we have to reveal the mystery through multiple time frames and out of order!” 115 more words

Anime Reviews

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Bookish Things I NEED To Quit

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish!

This week is ten bookish things I want to quit, so I’m going to list the tropes in YA I want to stop reading about! 951 more words


Top Ten Tuesday - Ten Tropes I'd Like to Stop Reading

It’s Tuesday again, and though it’s late in the day, I’ve got another Top Ten Tuesday post.  TTT is hosted by the broke and the bookish… 596 more words


Kill Your Tropes

NaNoWriMo is nearly here, which means it’s time to prepare for insanity. For you sane people who enjoy November simply as a month of pumpkin spice lattes and fall leaves on Instagram, I’m talking about National Novel Writing Month — the glorious event in which crazy people around the world attempt to write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days. 546 more words


Fair and Lovely

India is a hugely racist country. Racist and colorist. Almost every Indian is on a quest to become fairer than they are. This is true for both sexes, but women in particular are expected to do everything they possibly can to maintain their skin color or make it lighter. 91 more words


Boys don't cry

In the 1999 film “Boys don’t cry”, Hillary Swank plays a woman who wants to be a man.

In Indian films, the message is constantly reinforced – If you are a man who even at the most devastating of times ever has the audacity to spill some tears, people will think you are a woman pretending to be a man.