Crimson staff writer

Samantha H. Chung

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‘Chlorine’ Review: Forget What You Know About Mermaids

While “Chlorine” centers around a mermaid who narrates its story, the novel is far from a fairytale or Disney movie — it’s a brilliantly unsettling exploration of toxic competition, unhealthy power dynamics, and all of the messy grotesqueries of teenage girlhood.

‘Shadow and Bone’ Season Two Review: Stellar Performances, but Baffling Writing Choices

While the highly-anticipated second season carries some of the previous installment’s strengths, it crams in too many plotlines and the addition of surprising changes from Bardugo’s books work against the show’s coherence and thematic throughline.