Author: Marialena Gallagher

  • Fictional Boys: Setting the Unattainable Standard

    Another thing about fiction: the boys. They’re always attractive: good-looking, daring, protective of their girlfriend, and caring. Not at all pushy – they won’t make her do something she doesn’t want to. They love her so much they do anything to keep her. Of course, most fictional couples fight about something, but they are almost […]

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  • Come to the Dark Side – We Have Fiction

    I know I originally said I like fiction because it’s nice to forget reality, but fiction also has a darker side. Some books are too perfect. Sure, they have their rollercoaster of feels and plot twists like any other book. However, these “perfect” books end with “Happily Ever After” – particularly if your name is […]

  • Up Next

    Hey everyone! Today I’ll finish up Thirst No. 4 and start The Power of Six by Pittacus Lore. I call the Series Lorien Legacies but it’s technically I Am Number Four. Don’t ask me why. I have no idea.

  • Fishie?

    We all remember Darla from Finding Nemo right? Nasty little brat … It just so happens that Darla is also the name of one of the Telar (see Bloodthirsty), so all I can picture is a six-year-old with a mouthful of metal running around with an M-16 machine gun … *shudders with fear*

  • My Thoughts on Rereading

    I can’t do it. I just can’t reread books. I tried with Harry Potter. I got to book 7 before I got distracted by new stuff. Barnes & Noble doesn’t help. It’s my favorite store in the world, and every time I go in there, I find a million things I want to buy. That’s […]