Book Review: Blood Red Road (Dust Lands #1) by Moira Young (4/5)

 YA Fiction, Dystopian Copyright: 2011 Saba has spent her whole life in Silverlake, a dried-up wasteland ravaged by constant sandstorms. The Wrecker civilization has long been destroyed, leaving only landfills for Saba and her family to scavenge from. That's fine by her, as long as her beloved twin brother Lugh is around. But when four … Continue reading Book Review: Blood Red Road (Dust Lands #1) by Moira Young (4/5)

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“The Chosen One”

This is a trope I'm sick of in fantasy. It's not that "the chosen one" is bad, but I've seen it so much that it's become cliche. (It's like the spunky red-headed female lead.) To me, making the protagonist "the chosen one" is just a reason to put them into the story. It's a plot … Continue reading “The Chosen One”