Ruin and Rising- Book Review

Book Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.5 / 5 stars) After the Darkling’s attack on Os Alta, Alina, Mal, and their allies have been forced underground with the Apparat heralding Alina as a Saint. But, as Alina’s own quest for the firebird has taken precedent in her mind, and the power she shares with the Darkling continues to hauntContinue reading “Ruin and Rising- Book Review”

Siege and Storm- Book Review

Book Rating: ★★★★☆ (4 / 5 stars) After escaping the Darkling, Alina and Mal have fled across the True Sea to hide. Yet, their salvation is short lived, leaving at trail of bread crumbs for the Darkling to find. Alina is pitted once more against friends and foes to save Ravka – and the world –Continue reading “Siege and Storm- Book Review”

Shadow and Bone- Book Review

Book Rating: ★★★★☆ (3.75 / 5 stars) Alina has never considered herself anything important; an orphan, a mapmaker, a nobody. She is just one face in the army, nothing like the infamous Grisha who display insurmountable power. But, as they cross the Fold one day, Alina unleashes a power beyond her wildest imagination. At first sheContinue reading “Shadow and Bone- Book Review”

The Struggle of Comp Titles

For the longest time, I have struggled with finding a comparable title to my debut novel, The Mist Keeper’s Apprentice. I had pulled from many sources (Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere, Star Trek, and general fantasy as a whole. But I hadn’t quite found a comparable title. A lot of fantasy as of late, especially in theContinue reading “The Struggle of Comp Titles”