• Erotica Book Reviews,  Literary Book Review

    Kink: Stories

    Warnings: Sex, Sexual Assault, Violence My Thoughts Kink is a curious little collection of literary short stories with heavy doses of BDSM and other kinks. It is a nuanced collection that explores human sexuality, relationships, communication, and consent through a diverse lens. I loved the wide spectrum of sexual orientations that are represented while also exploring various themes about desire and the joys and frustrations that come with it. The collection is definitely spicy, especially in the earlier stories. I was surprised that I could find some stories relatable, particularly Safeword and Trust. It took me years to fully embrace myself and find a compatible partner after being shamed by…

  • Dystopia Book Reviews,  Feminist Book Review

    Graceful Burdens

    My Thoughts One of the biggest decisions a woman can ever make in her life is the choice over whether or not they want to bear children. Whether or not a woman decides to have a child has social consequences: her marriage partner(s), her career and education options, what social circles she will likely to gravitate to, how other people will view her; society places a lot of pressure on women to make this choice. Though it is a personal choice, society will always weigh in on this choice. “Don’t ever speak such heresy again. You are lucky enough to have a pristine genetic profile. You have a duty, and…