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The Quick Guide to the Wise Man’s Fear

The Quick Guide to the Wise Man’s Fear

I finally finished The Wise Man’s Fear, by Patrick Rothfuss. To quote the famous Arthur Shappey, “It was in a word…brilliant!” Because it was so brilliant, I’ve decided to give you a list of all the things I loved about it and some of the […]

The Name of the Wind/The Wise Man’s Fear: Character Theme Songs

The Name of the Wind/The Wise Man’s Fear: Character Theme Songs

One of the benefits of movies is the music. Music can cause you to feel tension, sadness, romance, happiness, fear, the list goes on. Author’s have to create all of those emotions through words only, which is a feat. Today I’ve decided to put my […]

The Thief-Masterful Use of Foreshadowing

The Thief-Masterful Use of Foreshadowing

Ok, I’m going to take us back to our high school English classes and talk about literary devices…dun dun dun. But have no fear, because I’ll break it down in case you forgot, which I frequently do. Today’s star literary device is foreshadowing. Crash Course […]

“The Thief”- My YA Fantasy Love

“The Thief”- My YA Fantasy Love

Two of my all-time favorite genres of literature are young adult and fantasy, so when they are combined I’m in heaven! “The Thief” is based in a fictional Greece. It’s not 100% Greece, but rather the structure of the Grecian landscapes, gods, and architecture, only […]

“The Name of the Wind”-Music in a Book?

Music. It shapes the way we think. It can move you to tears or lighten a mood with a few notes. I used to think that, unlike movies, literature could never fully express the complexity of emotion that encompasses this thing called music. But I […]