A big reader of teen fiction, Randi mostly prefers reading science fiction and fantasy, although she will read almost anything as long as there is a good story. She also loves watching k-dramas and listening to k-pop almost to the exclusion of everything else.
Favorite Author: John Green
Favorite Book or Book Series: Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Favorite Band: Leessang or Big Bang (Korean)
Favorite TV Show (on air): Doctor Who
Favorite TV Show (canceled): X-Files
Favorite Movie: Depends on the situation (i.e. Clue (around Halloween), Princess Bride (when I’m sick))
Favorite Video Game: Super Mario Bros.
Favorite Wizard: Gandalf from The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien
A lover of video games, anime, and fantasy & sci-fi stuff, she is your go-to gal for recommendations and information on all things nerdy!
Favorite Author: Richelle Mead
Favorite Book or Book Series: A Song of Ice and Fire by George RR Martin
Favorite Band: Fall Out Boy
Favorite TV Show (on air): Agent Carter
Favorite TV Show (canceled): Firefly
Favorite Movie: Stardust
Favorite Video Game: Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep
Favorite Wizard: Harry Dresden of the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
Tara is a fan of fantastic fiction as well as realistic fiction. She loves books with complicated characters and relationships. She is passionate about diversity and representation in YA fiction.
Favorite Author: Neil Gaiman, Cory Doctorow, and Rainbow Rowell
Favorite Book or Book Series: Gabi, Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero and the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
Favorite Band: Dread Crew of Oddwood and Elvis Costello
Favorite TV Show (canceled): Star Trek: The Next Generation and anything Muppets
Favorite Movie: The Princess Bride and Dark Crystal
Favorite Game: Munchkin
Favorite Wizard: Isaac Vainio from the Magic Ex Libris series by Jim C. Hines