Summer Book Trek 2016

I’m joining the 2016 Summer Book Trek, a reading challenge that gives away daily prizes in July. My not-hard-and-fast goal is to read: Beyond the Rising Tide by Sarah Beard (again–I got to read an ARC and loved it!) X Courting Cassandry by Joyce DiPastena Loving Lucianna by Joyce DiPastena X The Cenote by Chelsea…

Better off dead? This is why we need diverse books

As a non-contributing member of society, apparently I would be better off dead. At least according to a friend’s co-worker, who holds this opinion of all paralyzed people. It’s a prejudice often reinforced by the media, including a certain recent book-turned-to-movie. I’ve even heard it suggested that giving a villain a disability is a great…