Book Review: The Midnight Star by Marie Lu (4/5)

Ya Fiction, Fantasy There was once a time when darkness shrouded the world, and the darkness had a queen. Adelina Amouteru is done suffering. She’s turned her back on those who have betrayed her and achieved the ultimate revenge: victory. Her reign as the White Wolf has been a triumphant one, but with each conquest … Continue reading Book Review: The Midnight Star by Marie Lu (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”

Fantasy!

For those of you who may not know, I read more fantasy than anything. I write more fantasy, too. There is something about the sweeping sense of adventure through unknown worlds of magic and fantastic creatures, free of technology and real-world problems. Take a walk down the Sci-Fi/Fantasy isle at any bookstore, and you'll see … Continue reading Fantasy!