Sookie Stackhouse

Waiting Sucks

It always seems like forever in between True Blood seasons, and every year I forget what happened in the previous season finale. I’ve read all of the Sookie Stackhouse novels so I get completely mixed up between what I’ve read and what I have seen as well, especially as the TV show is really taking on a life […]

Crossroads: The Power in Paranormal Romance

Happy Valentine’s Day! In my first draft of this week’s essay, I started to trace the history of the paranormal romance all the way from the Gothic novel, through to noir, into romantic suspense, urban fantasy, and to the ass-kicking, leather-jacketed heroine that fills bookshelves today. While there’s nothing wrong with that approach, I came […]

The Battle of the Paranormal Romance

Now, I’m never one to say a film or TV adaptation of a book is ever as good as the read itself. I’m not much of a reader as I’m more of a visual person, but when I do read it’s usually something that I know I use as an excuse to be more critical […]