The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer is a series of four books. The stories are set in the distant future with a complex social and political system. The serial begins with Cinder, a cyborg mechanic who falls for Crown Prince Kaito of the Eastern Commonwealth. The second book Scarlet is about a French farm girl
In her writing, J. K. Rowling's definitely takes her words to heart. Her villains consistently display their evil side in their treatment their inferiors. Voldemort pretty much badgers everyone, even those who are loyal to him. But there's another villain that makes my skin crawl, Dolores Umbridge; we meet her in Order of the Phoenix.
I occasionally throw in a non-science fiction/fantasy book just because. Come Twilight is an excellent read for people who like mysteries and crime, so I'm throwing it into the mix. I bought Come Twilight when it first came out, and for some reason, didn’t get around to reading it. Then last week, I saw that
The Lunar Chronicles begins with Cinder, a cyborg mechanic who falls for Crown Prince Kaito of the Eastern Commonwealth. Everything that could possible go wrong does. The second book in the serial Scarlet takes up where the first ended. Click here for a review of Cinder. Scarlet is a reimagining of Little Red Riding Hood
I like to think of a new year as a time to try new things and set goals. In that spirit, I thought I'd switch things up a bit and try a new process for my book reviews. So, if the format looks different, it is. I bought Marissa Meyer's young adult novel Cinder a
I have two good reasons: First, I recently had a group critique the first chapter of my novel, and some of them gave advice on comma usage. The only problem was some gave wrong advice. Second, my daughter has been asking me to write about commas because she gets confused about when to and when