Mel Burke

When Mel Burke isn't singing 80's love songs to her dog, she writes about books, food, dating, travel, and the constantly weird adventure that is living in California.

Sharpness in San Francisco: Thank God for Lila Bard

I fell in love with Lila Bard from The Shades of Magic series by V.E. Schwab because she is all the things I couldn’t love about myself.

15 Magical C.S. Lewis Quotes On Love, Faith, and Friendship

15 CS Lewis quotes that will work a little magic all their own on a day when you may need them.

The 5 Chapters of a Book Slump

The five stages--or chapters, because book puns--of a book slump.

On MONSTRESS and Mental Health

How Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda's comic MONSTRESS acts as an allegory for mental illness.

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