Words Stay [flash fiction]

Post-apocalyptic, bookworm-centered, and a hint of sapphic something. © Copyright 2022 Alyssa Cokinis. All rights reserved. The piece cannot be republished or used without prior permission from the author. Days drag, and still I move. Days drag despite deliberate efforts to fill them with excessive productivity. In times like these, we need to remind ourselvesContinue reading “Words Stay [flash fiction]”

Pandemic Year 2 (2021) Book Round-Up

My dear friend Chandler Webster and I decided that we both wanted to share our reading recommendations. I’m here to give you a full list of what I read this year, and the bolded ones with some blurbs under them are my HIGHLY recommended reads. I read so much this year. I think the needContinue reading “Pandemic Year 2 (2021) Book Round-Up”

Pandemic Year 1 (2020) Book Round-Up

In 2020, I was busy with, I don’t know, surviving a worldwide pandemic while trying to finish my second semester MA courses virtually (good-bye, Shanghai 😢 ), so I didn’t read for fun as much as I would have liked. Regardless, here’s my very late round-up of what I read in 2020. Bolded are my highlyContinue reading “Pandemic Year 1 (2020) Book Round-Up”

Book Review: Revenge of the Sluts by Natalie Walton

Minor spoilers ahead. In spring 2021, I read Revenge of the Sluts by Natalie Walton (also titled Those Kinds of Girls in the UK and some other Commonwealth countries), a literary young adult (YA) fiction novel published by Wattpad Books. Wattpad as a whole fascinates me due to its claim to pick books to publishContinue reading “Book Review: Revenge of the Sluts by Natalie Walton”