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I am an avid reader of YA, fantasy, and romance, a librarian, and a writer of fantasy short fiction.

Currently reading

Cut & Run
Abigail Roux, Madeleine Urban
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Shel Silverstein
The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination: Original Short Fiction for the Modern Evil Genius
John Joseph Adams
The Thousand Names
Django Wexler
The Duchess Hunt
Jennifer Haymore
Twice Bitten - Chloe Neill Best book in the series so far.However, I am increasingly bothered by the fact that there is precisely one non-white character in all three books, and he has, like, a total of two lines. In three books. And despite the fact that we've now gotten a little background info on both vampires and shifters, both communities seem to be utterly Eurocentric. There are twelve vampires Houses in the U.S., and some shadowy vampire governing body in Europe. Are there no vampires or shifters in Africa? Asia? South/Central America? It would seem not. And then there's the fact that the vampires all use katanas, for some totally unexplained reason...