Uprooted By: Naomi Novik Published: May 19, 2015 Genre: Fantasy/Fractured Fairy Tale or Fairy Tale Retelling/Coming-of-Age Story The Dragon didn’t always take the prettiest girl, but he always took the most special one, somehow: if there was one girl who was far and away the prettiest, or the most bright, or the best dancer, or… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “Uprooted”
Month: August 2020
Why You Need to Read: “Vengeful”
Villains, #2: Vengeful By: V.E. Schwab Published: September 25, 2018 Genre: Science Fiction/Urban Fantasy/Superheroes “Most Eos are the result of accidents,” he said, studying the snow. “But Eli and I were different. We set out to find a way to effect the change. Incidentally, it’s remarkable difficult to do. Dying with intent, reviving with control. Finding… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “Vengeful”
Why You Need to Read: “City of Lies”
Poison Wars, #1: City of Lies By: Sam Hawke Audiobook: 18 hours 16 minutes Published: July 3, 2018 Narrated by: Rosa Coduri, Dan Genre: Fantasy Morgan I was seven years old the first time my uncle poisoned me, (1: Jovan). “The Land Down Under,” is also known as the continent, Australia. Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania make up the region… Continue reading Why You Need to Read: “City of Lies”
The Disclosure Behind the 2020 Hugo Awards
A lot can happen in a week. Politics and COVID-19 aside, it seems like “everyone” wants to return to a time when “things were the way they used to be.” Out of all of the prejudices that’s been going around, it seems that ageism continues to be accepted widely due to the notion that “the… Continue reading The Disclosure Behind the 2020 Hugo Awards
Adult Fantasy: Is There Such a Thing?
Video games, graphic novels and comic books and manga, and fantasy literature continue to share the same criticism from those who are neither fans nor creators: they are for children and/or they have no place in a classroom or in an academic setting. The fact that such notions continue to be made is a disconcerting… Continue reading Adult Fantasy: Is There Such a Thing?