My “Good Book” Shopping List – Part 2: Characters

So, what is it that makes a book good? This is a question that has haunted everyone in the writing industry, probably for as long as there has been a writing industry. As I want to be a published author someday, I think it is a good thing that I am examining the question now. […]

April 17, 2012
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My “Good Book” Shopping List – Part 1: Prelude

Recently, I read Dune for a book club I am a part of. And I don’t know what I expected from Dune, but I didn’t expect what I got. OK, that was partially a lie. I expected something. It was vague, but the expectation was there. I thought Dune was going to be a big […]

April 15, 2012
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Currently Reading: “Across the Universe” by Beth Revis

I am not entirely sure how this book got such high ratings, to be honest. I find the writing style to be vague, and the promise on the front of the book is as-yet unfulfilled. This book is written in first person, and it flips back and forth between two characters. Every other chapter. Like […]

April 13, 2012
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Why I didn’t like “Uglies” by Scott Westerfield

I have been meaning to write this blog post for a while, ever since I actually read Uglies, but true to form, I keep forgetting. It isn’t entirely my fault. Wedding planning is eating my brain. So, let’s dive right in, shall we? I warn you, this blog post will be chock-full of spoilers, so […]

April 9, 2012
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