Dec 2 at 10:31am ANNOUNCING: New Patron Benefits & a Special Offer! Happy December! I have some great news that I’m really excited about. I’ve done a revamp of some of my Patreon reward tiers, which includes a Special Offer & exciting benefits! First, I’ve eliminated the tiers that nobody was taking. But I’ve made […]Read more "ANNOUNCING: New Patron Benefits & a Special Offer!"
By Phoebe Low Hello friend! Today I’m going to talk paragraph structure, mostly as it applies to description, by doing something I haven’t done since college—close reading! I’ll examine V. E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic not only because it’s a gem of a book and you should read it and write a review on Conglomerate-That-Shall-Not-Be-Named, […]Read more "Building Palaces Out of Paragraphs: Sentence Linkage in V. E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic"
Royal Destiny by Morgan Howell My rating: 3 of 5 stars In general, I really enjoyed this series. But this book was definitely the weakest of the three, which is a shame, because it was the end. I have come to be extremely emotionally invested in Dar and in Kovoh-mah, her orc companion. I wanted […]Read more "Book Review: Royal Destiny by Morgan Howell (Queen of the Orcs III)"
Clan Daughter by Morgan Howell My rating: 3 of 5 stars I’m really enjoying this series! But I found this book a harder read than the first one, King’s Property. I’m not sure why that is. I think maybe it’s because the first book was such a nail-biting horror-fest that you kind of hope that […]Read more "Book Review: Clan Daughter by Morgan Howell (Queen of the Orcs #2)"
King’s Property by Morgan Howell My rating: 4 of 5 stars I picked up this series on some credit at the second-hand bookstore. I was intrigued by the premise, in that it sounded like this was a book that was going to challenge the tired old “orcs are bad guys you can kill with impunity” […]Read more "Book Review: King’s Property by Morgan Howell (Queen of the Orcs #1)"
The Little Goblin Girl: Book One of the Goblin Girl Series by Illy Hymen My rating: 4 of 5 stars Imagine you’re playing World of Warcraft, except that every one of the quests has a sexual element to it. Imagine that someone decided to write this into a novel, but they set it in a […]Read more "Book Review: The Little Goblin Girl by Illy Hymen"
The Withered King by Ricardo Victoria My rating: 4 of 5 stars Like Final Fantasy meets Dungeons & Dragons! An action-packed sci-fantasy adventure that fans of the genre will love! Victoria delivers a lively story that feels like a video game, with plenty of heart and humour along the way. The characters are interesting, the […]Read more "Book Review: The Withered King by Ricardo Victoria"