Book Review : Firefight by Brandon Sanderson

Considering how much I LOVED the first book, Steelheart, I picked up Firefight without hesitation. I thought I would expect the same style of storytelling that was in the first book, more of David Charleston adorkable shenanigans. I was genuinely surprised at how different and questioning this story was but I loved it so much. …

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Book Review : The Shadow’s Curse by Amy McCulloch

It seems that my fear of sequels is coming to an end. The Shadow’s Curse by Amy McCulloch was a beautifully written sequel that ended in an unexpected, yet perfect way. Character Development 9/10 This time around for the sequel, the book jumps between the perspectives of Raimanan and Wadi. The duality of their experiences …

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Book Review : The Oathbreaker’s Shadow by Amy McCulloch

I remember picking this book up back in my university days but never reading it. It joined my collection of books that started collecting dust on my shelf. But as I was writing my own story, I started to have an interest in books that dealt with other cultures outside of the North American. I …

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Book Review : Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

For a long time I studied different methods of writing, storytelling and character development before I published my first book. A lot of what I learned came from lectures and advice Brandon Sanderson has posted on YouTube. I highly recommend that anyone learning to write look up these videos as they are eye opening for …

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Book Review : Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

YA Tropes are becoming more common to anyone familiar with the genre. There’s the grumpy loner, the badass girl hiding her feelings, the pretty girl with a hidden nature, and a misunderstood tough guy with a soft heart. However just because a trope is a trope, there’s nothing wrong with it so long as it’s …

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