Book Review: Bumped by Megan McCafferty

Have I mentioned I love dystopias? Of course I have. They are my biggest guilty pleasure reads. The only problem is they’re all really dark and depressing and the world is a terrible place.  They are not typically uplifting, and everyone you ever loved will die. Then I read Bumped. Read More Book Review: Bumped by Megan McCafferty

Middlemarch Madness: The Winner Revealed

This is it! We’re finally here, about the reveal the winner of the first annual Persephone Magazine Middlemarch Madness.  We’ve gone from 90+ wonderful women from all of our favorite books down to one.  At first glance, the votes between the final two weren’t even close, but things aren’t always what they seem. Read More Middlemarch Madness: The Winner Revealed

Middlemarch: YA Fiction Elimination

This is our smallest group, so only one of these badasses of YA fiction will have to be sent packing before the fun begins.  Yet, I think this may end up being one of our toughest races.  I know I am personally attached to many of these young women, and I know many of our bookish friends feel the same.   Grab a comforting treat, whether it’s your favorite Snuggie or a cup of hot cocoa (or in Selena world, both!) and get ready to make some hard decisions. Read More Middlemarch: YA Fiction Elimination