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Leah Withers

Big Broadway Numbers and Sensible Morals: Disney’s Frozen

Before I discuss Frozen, I feel it only fair to start this review with a disclaimer: Hello, my name is Leah Withers and I am a Disney Fan Girl. Yes, yes, I am one of those. Those 20-something people that re-watch The Rescuers Down Under on a Saturday night, totally sober, and live tweet commentary to absolutely no one. One of those people who falls gleefully down the Tumblr rabbit holes of Disney fanart (ermahgerd have you guys seen Pocket Princesses??) and who may or may not have a dedicated Disney board on her Pinterest… So hop on board good folks, see me after the jump, and let the squeeing commence!

[Mild spoilers ahead!]

A Love Letter to The Dragon Quartet by Laurence Yep

Take my hand, dear reader, and let’s take a leisurely stroll down Nostalgia Lane to revisit our roots. The “we” in the “our” is us: nerds, geeks, genre fans. And our roots are the beginnings, those first books or games or sites or images we stumbled upon as children that started the itch, that itch for the fantastic that leads some people to—as adults—spend thousands of dollars cosplaying at Comic Con while others look on in bemused confusion.

I am the person I am today because of the books I read as a child. This is a fact I am absolutely sure of and something I can plot the course of my life by. For me, this can be seen in the general and specific: I work at Tor because for my entire life, my personal bookshelves have been stamped with the little mountain top logo and when I turned my eyes to publishing, there was only one company that sprung to mind. But also on the broad scale, I will always pause by the fairy tchotchkes in truck stops and make a beeline for the genre section in any bookstore, likely until the day I die. F/SF is in my bones.

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