Many books were enjoyed, even more were started. February was dreary, but a great month for reading.
Book Review | The Atlas Paradox
Somehow, the sequel lived up to the unimaginable standard of its dark academia predecessor.
Book Review | Babel
Babel is the boldest indictment of the evils of English academia I've read to date. That's what I was waiting for, though, through The Secret History, If We Were Villains, The Atlas Six, and even Legendborn: violence.
February Wrap Up | 6 Books
finally read SJM's new Crescent City series, plus a wildly entertaining Dark Academia and more.
The Best and Worst of 2021: For Readers Only
Among other things, 2021 was a great year to read. Reading is an activity ready-made for COVID: it's done alone, often at home, but it also creates communities—both on the page and around the world. Featuring dark academia, science fiction, and reading slumps.
The Dark Academia Post.
Aesthetically, what makes Dark Academia dark are the muted colors, rainy weather, and dim libraries full of dark wood. But in literature, the "dark" of Dark Academia is much more than just color. Books like The Secret History, The Atlas Six, Legendborn, and Ninth House try to reveal more sinister darknesses in academia: insularity, elitism, … Continue reading The Dark Academia Post.