Guide to ARCs; How to Increase Your NetGalley Ratio Quickly

When you're reviewing books on NetGalley, one of the things that matters most is your Feedback Ratio. This is where we get into things like the 80% badge, auto-approvals, and top reviewers. To date, 72 of my NetGalley reviews have been featured and been auto-approved by 12 publishers.  These pieces all play an important role…

Speaking of The Little Mermaid

Perhaps it's fate--though really, it's probably just irony--that somehow I bring up The Little Mermaid in my last post and the next thing I know I see an announcement on Twitter regarding the fact that Halle Bailey has just been cast as Ariel for Disney's live-action remake! Sadly, but not surprisingly, this has already brought the racists…

In Light of the J. K. Rowling Scandal (-ish?)

It's always fun (read: not) to come across new information about an author that really clues you into some awful behavior or beliefs on their end. I've begun to look at things such as this with a sort of reluctant acceptance after a while. You see, no one wants the authors of their favorite books…