Book Review: The Trials of Apollo #4 – The Tyrant’s Tomb by Rick Riordan

Continuing The Trials of Apollo series by Rick Riordan after a long break, I thought it would read very different or offer a new take on his work. But as I read The Tyrant’s Tomb, I couldn’t help but notice the feeling of familiarity to the previous book The Burning Maze. While the narrative structure … Continue reading Book Review: The Trials of Apollo #4 – The Tyrant’s Tomb by Rick Riordan

Book Review: Trials of Apollo #3: The Burning Maze by Rick Riordan

The Trials of Apollo: The Burning Maze by Rick Riordan feels more like what was to be expected from this series after The Heroes of Olympus series. The book takes a significantly darker tone and, in some cases, rather gruesome and unexpected. There were some genuinely surprising moments that, had it not been spoiled for … Continue reading Book Review: Trials of Apollo #3: The Burning Maze by Rick Riordan

Why Character Deaths aren’t necessarily a good thing.

The death of a character is an emotional roller coaster for most. Some people will say it adds spice and excitement to a story however it can also do the opposite. Depending on the character, it can be intensely depressing or it can bring about a somber peace. With the exception of stories involving resurrection, … Continue reading Why Character Deaths aren’t necessarily a good thing.