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The Mother Formula in YA

The Mother Formula in YA

The portrayal of good parental figures is not usually a priority in young adult novels, mostly because the type of parent they are and their presence in the story is dictated by what will happen in the novel and the [...]

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REVIEW: Soulless by Gail Carriger

Gail Carriger’s Soulless was always one of those books that were on my radar, but I never had the free time or the proper funds to read it. After months of longingly stroking the cover as I passed it by, [...]

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Motherhood in Mass Effect

Motherhood in Mass Effect

In a conversation about storytelling in video games, it's impossible not to bring up Bioware's Mass Effect series. The three games in the series are known for their in-depth stories, culturally diverse universe, and a plethora of ethical and philosophical [...]

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On Our List: May 2014

On Our List: May 2014

"I'm not normally huge on multiplayer games - especially in RPGs - but Child of Light is just the sort of speed I like for Player Two in a game.  The main draws of this download-only game are the gorgeous [...]

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Our Favorite Things: Moms

Our Favorite Things: Moms

Kyoko Honda, Fruits Basket Not only are good mothers in anime scarce, but most of the good ones are usually dead by the time the story begins. Kyoko is not an exception in that case, but the difference is that, while she [...]

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How Not To Treat A Mother

How Not To Treat A Mother

Whether you’ve actually watched the show or not, chances are high you’ve at least heard of How I Met Your Mother. For 9 years, HIMYM topped the ratings for TV sitcoms and spawned a plethora of merchandise, bestselling books, pop [...]

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Editor’s Letter: To Be Like Her

Editor’s Letter: To Be Like Her

In last year's Fatherhood Issue, I admitted that fatherhood is something I would never be capable of comprehending during my lifetime.  Its counterpart in motherhood, however - that's something I can understand and identify with.  Though I'm not a mother [...]

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