by Noemi Arellano-Summer **SPOILERS for Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier** This is a story that has been living […]
This year, I am not in the dance show. In fact, I’m not even in dance class, even […]
It’s the end of another year, and it’s also the end of some pretty big pop culture phenomenons. We here at the Collective have rounded up a few of our favorite things from 2019, just because we’re a little nostalgic and maybe not quite ready to move into 2020.
by Noemi Arellano-Summer The summer I was ten, my father brought home a box of children’s books. He […]
by Noemi Arellano-Summer
When I was a child, I would always be looking for mysterious paths on camping trips, or secret passages in unfamiliar houses. I wanted to find—if not an entirely different world—something out of the ordinary, and secret. Fiction where characters do enter other worlds is generally called portal fantasy, and the most well-known example is probably C. S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia. Four siblings crawl into another world through the back of a wardrobe, and have marvelous adventures. However, what happens when children come back from their worlds, wanting to go back and unable to?
by The Collected Mutineer San Diego Comic-Con has something for everyone—bookworms included! Many authors and booksellers showcase booths […]
By The Nerdling Summertime. That glorious season where the temperatures are high, life slows down a little, and […]
by The Collected Mutineer These days, it feels like every Disney animated film is getting the live-action treatment. […]
By The Nerdling Between work, school, and weekly visits to family members in need of care, I spend […]