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why i can’t finish we hunt the flame

This will be a short, "rant" ish post, mainly meant to justify my not finishing the book We Hunt the Flame. When I picked it up from the library two months ago, I was hoping for an epic fantasy in the veins of An Ember in the Ashes. In all of two months trying to… Continue reading why i can’t finish we hunt the flame

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An Ember in the Ashes: Review

Okay...wow. Just wow. That's how I have to start out the review for An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir. After the disappointment of Redemptor, this book definitely delivered a thrilling, immersive experience with at least two characters I loved. Ironically, Ember did not provide the same refreshing cultural introduction that the Raybearer series… Continue reading An Ember in the Ashes: Review

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YALLWEST Writer’s Conference: Review

As some of you know, YALLWEST transferred its writer conference to online, meaning that I got to participate on several talks on some interesting topics. For anyone who didn't attend, or wants to review, read these summaries!  Meeting #1. Modern Magic Worldbuilding  This was the first meeting I attended. My favorite part of it was… Continue reading YALLWEST Writer’s Conference: Review

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The Purification Era Series: You’ll Read It Again

I planned to finish Sowing, review it, post it, and then start on Quelling.  Things didn’t go as planned.  Mostly because the Purification Era Series is a brilliant book series, but I’ll get into that in a second. I’m going to avoid spoilers as well as I can, but please be aware that you will… Continue reading The Purification Era Series: You’ll Read It Again