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Book Review : The Dream Gatherer

Book Review : The Dream Gatherer

The Dream Gatherer is a novella of three short stories, two of which directly relate to the world of Green Rider. The Dream Gatherer was released as a 20th anniversary celebration of the Green Rider series, and includes illustrations as well as the backstory on how the Green Rider series came to be. While the backstory was interesting and the stories mildly diverting, I think calling it “a must for […]

Posted September 3, 2021 in Book Reviews, Fantasy
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Reread Review : Firebrand

Reread Review : Firebrand

After the disappointment that was Mirror Sight, I was relieved to move onto Firebrand, which I remembered as being a pretty solid entry in the Green Rider series. Thank goodness, that my memory did not prove wrong in this case, and I found that Firebrand was a much more enjoyable read than the last few entries in the series. Despite being somewhat of a mixed bag, I found that characters […]

Posted August 30, 2021 in Book Reviews, Fantasy
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Reread Review : Mirror Sight

Reread Review : Mirror Sight

I had both been dreading and anticipating my reread of Mirror Sight, my least favorite entry in the Green Rider series by far. I remembered how angry Mirror Sight made me, to the fact that I hid the book behind Firebrand because I couldn’t even stand looking at it, and wondered if the novel would leave the same impression on me this time around. I found that though this novel […]

Posted August 27, 2021 in Book Reviews, Fantasy
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Reread Review : Blackveil

Reread Review : Blackveil

Blackveil is the follow up to The High King’s Tomb, and though I found it more enjoyable than its predecessor, it was still plagued with a lot of the same problems—“telling” instead of “showing,” bad pacing, and strangely dark events for a young adult fantasy. But what is most awful in Blackveil is the truly horrendous romances that have completely surpassed my suspension of disbelief. Despite all of this, I […]

Posted August 23, 2021 in Book Reviews, Fantasy
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Reread Review : First Rider’s Call

Reread Review : First Rider’s Call

Next up in my reread of the Green Rider series, is the sequel to Green Rider, First Rider’s Call. I found First Rider’s Call to be a bit of a mixed bag, as far as sequels go. On the one hand, I thought the writing was a little bit better, with less telling, but on the other hand, I thought there were some odd narrative choices that stunted Karigan’s development. […]

Posted August 16, 2021 in Book Reviews, Fantasy
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