Welcome to the newest member of our flock, Phoebe! Phoebe will be covering YA books, but in true nerds of a feather tradition, she will also be writing on, well, whatever she likes! Please join me in offering her a hearty welcome!
NAME: Phoebe Wagner AKA Phoebus AKA Bigfoot
SECRET UNDISCLOSED LOCATION: A cornfield.
NERD SPECIALIZATION(S): YA/Young Adult, Fantasy, Folklore
MY PET PEEVES IN NERD-DOM ARE: Need more women, diversity, LGBTQ+ rep
VAMPIRES, WEREWOLVES, ZOMBIES, ALIENS OR ROBOTS: Werewolves.
RIGHT NOW I'M READING: White Cat by Holly Black
...AND A COUPLE BOOKS I RECENTLY FINISHED ARE: Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo and Strange Angels Series by Lili St. Crow.
NEXT TWO ON QUEUE ARE: Midnight Taxi Tango by Daniel José Older and Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee
MY FAVORITE SUPERHERO AND SUPER-VILLAIN ARE: My favorite superhero will always and forever be Wolverine. Does Loki count as a super-villain? 'Cause I also love Loki.
IF I WERE A SUPERHERO/VILLAIN, MY POWER WOULD BE: Shape-shifting. Hence the werewolves.
THE BEST COMIC FILM OF THE PAST 5 YEARS IS: Thor: Ragnarok
THE WORST COMIC FILM OF THE PAST 5 YEARS IS: Batman VS Superman
I JUST WATCHED Thor: Ragnarok AND IT WAS AWESOME
I JUST WATCHED Chappie AND IT WAS TERRIBLE
EVERYONE SHOULD SEE Thor: Ragnarok BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE (Seriously, not just because of Loki)
BEST SCIENCE/SPECULATIVE FICTION SHOW OF THE PAST 10 YEARS: Battlestar Galactica. By far.
WORSE ENDING--LOST OR BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: I'm a bit salty about this. It's totally Lost. Why is BSG even on here? WHY? -starts sobbing-
THE OFFICE--BRITISH OR AMERICAN VERSION: Parks and Recreation.
GAME OF THRONES--LIKE OR DISLIKE DEVIATIONS FROM THE BOOKS: I plead the 5th.