The Queen of Nothing Review

The Queen of Nothing was one of my most anticipated releases for this year, so as soon as I got my hands on a copy I sped through it. That ending in The Wicked King really left us with questions, and I needed them answered ASAP! This review will contain some spoilers, so best not read it if you haven’t finished the book yet! Things I disliked To be honest, my review for The Queen of Nothing will probably be one of my most conflicting reviews to date. On the one hand I really did enjoy it! But on the…

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Tag: The Folk of the Air Book Tag

I know I just did a tag a couple of days ago, but this one seemed so fun, I just had to do it! Better avoid reading this post if you aren’t yet caught up with The Cruel Prince and The Wicked King though. This tag was made by Xandra from Starry Book Tales and I found it over on Starlight Book Tales. Consider yourselves tagged! Don’t forget to link back to the original creator of the tag as well! Jude: a character who would probably kill you in your sleep Anyone remember Dunyasha from the Six of Crows duology?…

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My Favorite Science Fiction Short Stories

A couple of years ago I took a science fiction literature course, which was probably the only lit class I’ve ever enjoyed. It was a very fast paced class, but it was a lot of fun, too! We only had to read short stories, and every week we had a different theme. This post is dedicated to some of my favorites from that class! All of the stories listed in this post can be found in either the Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction or volume 1 of the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. The Machine Stops – E.M. Forster “Imagine,…

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Tag: Anticipated Releases Book Tag

Hello book friends! Time for another tag. I found this one over at Starlightbooktales (originally made by A Little Haze Book Blog), and it looked fun! It’s a not-so typical anticipated releases tag, so I’m excited for it. Hope you enjoy reading! Your most anticipated book of the year An Anticipated Releases tag seems kind of strange to do in November… So it’s a good thing my most anticipated releases of the entire year come out this month! It’s a tie between The Queen of Nothing and Starsight! I think I’m equally excited for both. Fun fact: I’m pretty sure…

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Theme Thursday: dragons in literature

Time for another Theme Thursday! This time I’m going to analyze dragons in literature. This means that I’ll go a little into the history of dragons in books, and I’ll talk about my favorite dragon books! Why do dragons exist? Dragons are creatures that are found in all cultures across the globe, which is incredibly fascinating. There are multiple theories that explain why dragons are found all over the globe. One of those theories is that early humans interpreted snakes as dragons, because a significant portion of the world population fears snakes. Early depictions of dragons resemble snakes more than…

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