• Book Review

    Heart Berries

    Warnings: Sexually Explicit Content, Violence, Abuse My Thoughts What an outstanding memoir, Heart Berries was unputdownable and is one of the few books that I would honestly read again. Terese’s prose is precise and strikingly beautiful even when she is talking about difficult topics. I read the book over the course of a day at work and I was fully absorbed in the author’s story. This book was a lot of things. It is a book about reckoning with mental illness and childhood abuse, about motherhood and her struggle to maintain personal relationships, about finding an indigenous voice that is authentic to her. Heart Berries is short but tells a…

  • Manga Review

    Metamorphosis

    My Thoughts Metamorphosis is one of the most notorious hentai manga out there and for a while, it seems like everyone was talking about it, and for good reason. Otherwise known as Henshin, Emergence, and 177013, the story is about a nerdy young girl’s high school debut going horribly, terribly wrong, and that’s a generous way to put it. It is the classic story of the messy path to adulthood in a vile, modern society and it is told in an oppressive grimdark style. “I suddenly realized how much I had grown to hate myself.” Saki is a naive young girl that just wants to fit in and finds herself…