I used to be the blogger called YAL Book Briefs, but I grew bored of the handle and changed my name to Howdy YAL. I also respond to MJ. I like to read, write, eat truffles, and watch bad Lifetime movies.
Seriously, I'm eighty-four percent in and the only time you mention those things is for dramatic effect they serve no purpose. I think Larson attended the same fucking political science and history class as Kiera Cass. That's how abysmal the world building is here.