Review Controversies and My Stance on the Matter [Part Three – Rating Systems]

This one is kind of fascinating for me, mainly because I have a limited understanding of how this one happened. I will say that I'm fairly certain the history of this does not come down entirely to books, though I suppose there's a very strong likelihood that reading material was one of the first things…

Review Controversies and My Stance on the Matter [Part Two – When You DNF a Book]

I came across this one a while ago, but it's always just sort of stuck with me. I found the discourse around it fascinating, though I disagreed vehemently with the position that was being put forth. Now, what's the controversy? Well, if you, as a reader decide to DNF a book and you give it…

We Need to Talk About…Parkland, Florida

At this point, I can't even count or recall the number of articles and threads I've read discussing the shooting situation in Parkland. I imagine many of them have certainly made their points much more eloquently than I ever could. I am so proud of the kids who have taken it upon themselves to be…