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Fall From Grace: A Review of One Dark Throne


 “Who knows what happened to the queens who were thrown down into the dark? Into the heart of the island, where the Goddess’s eye is always open. Who knows how she kept those queens or what she turned them into.”
One Dark Throne fails to uphold the legacy of its predecessor, Three Dark Crowns. Poor world-building and a cluttered plot mark its fall from grace.

Reaching for the Stars: 2017 Recap & 2018 Resolutions


"reach for the stars."
One of my favorite methods to remain organized and relax is maintaining my agenda. I adore lists, and writing things down ensures I remember and accomplish them. No matter how small the task, recognizing that I have completed something and reviewing my progress reaffirms my efforts and inspires me to tackle that essay, run those miles, mind map that test, plan that meeting.

The Best Books of 2017 (ft. Guest Panel!)


 books are a uniquely portable magic.
2018 is just around the corner, and the arrival of a new year compels reflection of the last. This year’s books offered even more discovery, magic, and adventures than the year before. But don’t just take it from me—here are the best books of 2017, featuring a guest panel of bloggers and creators with a passion for reading.