Book Review: Soul of the Sword (Shadow of the Fox #2) by Julie Kagawa

Having loved how Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa, I picked up the sequel with no hesitation at all. I’m a sucker for anything involving mythology and YA fantasy, especially a story with characters as lovable as Yumeko and Tatsumi. Diving into Kagawa’s crafted world once more, I enjoyed the heart pounding journey of … Continue reading Book Review: Soul of the Sword (Shadow of the Fox #2) by Julie Kagawa

Book Review: Dark Shores by Danielle L. Jensen

A story referencing meddlesome Gods and deep fantasy elements, I picked up Dark Shores by Danielle L. Jensen with excitement. While it isn’t exactly what I expected I did enjoy it for what it was, a story of ultimatums and tough choices with interesting characters and a fascinating world. Character Development 10/10 There’s a great … Continue reading Book Review: Dark Shores by Danielle L. Jensen

The Therapeutic Effect of Character Development

Character struggles, both internal and external, are crucial to character development and essential for a good story. External struggles can be rather grandiose and hard to relate to especially in fantasy and science fiction novels. Though that’s not to say it’s impossible. A lot of difficulties characters face can be smaller scale and more personal … Continue reading The Therapeutic Effect of Character Development