Tag: cynthia hand

Love triangles: the ‘right’ guy vs the ‘wrong’ guy

Posted March 27, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 12 Comments
Love triangles: the ‘right’ guy vs the ‘wrong’ guy

Now I get really annoyed with the predominance of love triangles in books (it is especially prevalent in YA). I find this trope to be one that has too much focus and often overshadows the plot. How many conversations about your favourite books are actually about who prefers which potential love interest? Why this one or that one would be right for the heroine? Which one would you date in […]

Joy of Reading in the Winter

Posted February 11, 2014 by Brin in Discussion Posts / 2 Comments
Joy of Reading in the Winter

Well it was snowing here today. I hate the snow (even though it does look pretty). Still,  I do feel that winter is the perfect time to catch up on reading. Nothing I like better than curling up with a cup of coffee (or tea depending on my mood) with a great book. It is the perfect time of year to get snuggled up in a warm blanket and really […]

Unearthly by Cynthia Hand

Posted January 5, 2014 by Brin in Reviews / 1 Comment
Unearthly by Cynthia Hand

I really enjoyed Unearthly by Cynthia Hand but at the same time did not quite understand why it appealed to me so much. I am not a huge fan of ‘angel’ themes in Young Adult paranormal novels. Probably the only book of this ilk I have enjoyed previously was Angelfall by Susan Ee but that is because it broke a lot of the conventions of this particular brand of paranormal […]