Problematic vs. Plot: When Bad Things Happen & People Act Badly, but It’s a Consequence of the Book

This is a topic that I've never seen discussed, but has been on my mind a lot recently. I'm bringing this up after seeing some controversy last month over a recent science fiction novel release, Hullmetal Girls by Emily Skrutskie, which I'll be taking examples from, but this applies to a wide variety of novels who have … Continue reading Problematic vs. Plot: When Bad Things Happen & People Act Badly, but It’s a Consequence of the Book

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

3 stars Sixteen-year-old Aza's on the search for missing billionaire Russel Pickett so she and her best friend Daisy can win the hundred-thousand-dollar reward. Together, they navigate their way with the help of Pickett's son, Davis. Aza is trying her hardest to be good enough, but living with her OCD is hard for her and … Continue reading Turtles All the Way Down by John Green