When it comes to the Chosen One trope, let’s just say I am not a fan. Sure, I love Harry Potter as much as the next person. Now more and more stories are using this trope and it’s starting to irritate me.
My indie book binge continues, this time with two urban fantasy stories with female detective as protagonists. I will say right now that I am in love with Diana Rowland and her Kara Gillian series, so if anyone dangles an Urban Fantasy Cop story in front of me, I might not be able to resist. So, how did they stack up?
Hey, all! My e-reader broke about two years ago, and I was saving up for a new one. Unfortunately, the one I wanted was discontinued before I had a chance to buy it. It was the Kobo Touch, and before it was taken off of the shelves, it was $80. The Kobo Aura, which was the next cheapest one and therefore the cheapest one in stock, was $130. I have no use for a back light, so I couldn’t justify paying that much extra and was waiting for the price to take a dive. A good friend gave me her old Kobo Touch because she never uses it, preferring paperback books. Thanks, Kim!
Netherfall Academy: The Red King is in the final editing stages, and what a ride Matt takes us on. If you liked Awakening, you may love Red King even more. Continue reading
Anyone who’s read a book would definitely remember this: the protagonist just so happened to walk past a mirror, which they use to gaze at their reflection and proceed to tell you exactly what they look like. It’s overused to the point that it’s cringe-worthy. In fact, whenever a book mentions a mirror within the first chapter, I physically shudder because I know exactly what is going to happen next.