October 2021 Life Update and Suggestions for Next Year’s Posts

Hi, everyone. I wanted to let you know what’s been going on since my last update, and I wanted to provide an opportunity for you to provide suggestions for the content I share next year. Not much has changed in my life. I’m still pretty busy with homework and grading. I had to take aContinue reading “October 2021 Life Update and Suggestions for Next Year’s Posts”

The Girl of Fire and Thorns Trilogy Review

Today I am sharing a spoiler-free review of The Girl of Fire and Thornstrilogy by Rae Carson. I’ve read this trilogy three times. The first time was when I was in middle school, the second was when I was in high school, and the third was in February. I’m going to share my thoughts onContinue reading “The Girl of Fire and Thorns Trilogy Review”

The Crown of Embers Book Review

Today I’m reviewing The Crown of Embers by Rae Carson, which is the second book in The Girl of Fire and Thorns trilogy. If you’ve seen my previous post, you know this trilogy is my favorite of all time, with the first book being the best. I read The Crown of Embers in middle school,Continue reading “The Crown of Embers Book Review”

August 2021 Life Update: My Archaeology Internship

Many of you know I was an archaeology intern this summer. For those of you who are interested, I’m sharing my adventures. My internship was through an archaeological organization that I’ve worked with several times in the past. They have a strong focus on education and therefore have programs for learners of all ages. IContinue reading “August 2021 Life Update: My Archaeology Internship”

The Girl of Fire and Thorns Book Review

I am super excited for today’s post! I’m finally reviewing my favorite book of all time, The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson. This review will contain spoilers for this book, and there is one spoiler for the entire series. I will put a warning before the series spoiler, so you can stillContinue reading “The Girl of Fire and Thorns Book Review”

My Ten Least Favorite Tropes

To go along with my last post, which is my ten favorite tropes, I’m now sharing my ten least favorite tropes. They aren’t in any particular order. Number 1: Medieval Europe Fantasy Setting Can we please get some diversity in fantasy settings? Please, please, please? I want to see fantasy stories set in rainforests andContinue reading “My Ten Least Favorite Tropes”

My Ten Favorite Tropes

It’s been a while since I’ve done a top ten, so I’m sharing my favorite tropes. I actually had a hard time coming up with ten tropes I love, so some of these are tropes I like more than the average trope but don’t love. Some of these also aren’t technically tropes, but they’re closeContinue reading “My Ten Favorite Tropes”

The Reckoners Trilogy Review and The Time I Met Brandon Sanderson

Today I’m reviewing The Reckoners Trilogy by Brandon Sanderson, which is comprised of Steelheart, Firefight, and Calamity. I’ve done individual reviews of each book, and you can find those on my blog. These are my overall thoughts on the trilogy as a whole, and the review will contain spoilers. The worldbuilding is something I talkContinue reading “The Reckoners Trilogy Review and The Time I Met Brandon Sanderson”