Mortal Instruments, Books 1-3 (From the Vault)

This is another piece that was removed during the transition to the new site. I personally find this review to be hilarious, and my views on the Mortal Instruments haven’t changed one bit. Sorry! Anyway, enjoy. The Mortal Instruments (1-3): Book Review Retrospect. Editor’s Note: So you know how I promised a book review a loooong time ago? It’s finally done. Welcome to “This Book Sucks and we’re Going to review it.” Other Editor’s Note: The politically correct title is, “This Book is Debatable and We Will Have an Argument About It.” V: Let me make this clear. I hate … Continue reading Mortal Instruments, Books 1-3 (From the Vault)

From my novel: A short piece

The following is an excerpt from a novel I’ve been working on over the past four years. I’d like to share a bit of it with the world. As I enter into completion, I’ll post a few more excerpts, if that pleases you. Please, leave feedback for me, and thank you for your time. A cool wind caressed my face. My eyes opened. Brightness flooded my world. I found myself embraced by a mattress of soft grass, keeping me warm. Transported to another land, almost. Then, I saw her: myself . She loomed over me, with my own black curls, … Continue reading From my novel: A short piece

Trying to wrap my head around the Mortal Instruments

My friend Emma (who writes on this website as well) tucked safely in between her arm and side.”Why do you even like those?” I asked. She shrugged her shoulders. “I don’t, really.” I’m pretty sure there was more to that that I just tuned out, but it got me thinking. What sort of appeal is there to the Mortal Instruments? Fine, Fantasy Angel from  Avid Reader has a strange love for them that I can’t understand, but for the most part, people just regard the books as ‘ok’. Something to waste your time on when there’s nothing better to … Continue reading Trying to wrap my head around the Mortal Instruments