Browsing Tag


The Hunt

They walked alone on the crooked path. There was nothing for miles, not even the dead grass that had accompanied them the past few days. It was as if the land could not fathom how to respond. The sand was gritty and bit into their worn-out shoes. The long robes they had been wearing when…


Review: Our Dark Duet

“I am a man, not a movement,” he said. “But if a movement is what it takes to end this war, then I will play my part.”   Our Dark Duet opens with Katherine in Prosperity, fighting monsters there, while August seems to have taken up his fallen brother’s mantle-but considering that Leo was a...

Review: An Ember In The Ashes

  “I’d rather die than live with no mercy, no honor, no soul.” ― Sabaa Tahir, An Ember in the Ashes   An Ember In The Ashes grapples with questions of loyalty versus morality. If your loyalty means the death and destruction of thousands of lives, and the slavery of a people, what is it…


Review: Sorcerer To The Crown

Some thoughts on this book by Malaysian-Chinese author Zen Cho. A) Issues of slavery and colonialism were touched and then dropped. I feel like it is because to delve deeper into consequences of these is to possibly make the book unsellable in Western countries? The question of why Z was adopted, but his parents were...