Book Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer (3/5)

CINDER, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She's reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's sudden illness. But when her life becomes entwined with the handsome Prince Kai's, she finds herself at the centre of a violent struggle between the desires of an evil queen - and a dangerous … Continue reading Book Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer (3/5)

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Let’s Talk Plot Devices

I want to take a moment to talk about an overused plot device. I've seen it so many times, I roll my eyes at it now. This plot device is where we are introduce to the main character and another character, be it a brother, a sister, a friend, a lover - a character that … Continue reading Let’s Talk Plot Devices

Book Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (4/5)

 YA Fiction/Fantasy, 2018 Jude was seven when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest … Continue reading Book Review: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (4/5)