LOTR · NovElla · Quotes · Science Fiction · The Hobbit

Forgotten Dragons

What do you picture when you think of dragons? Fire-breathers? Winged-lizards? Dragons are common in fantasy, whether it’s the traditional kind or a unique interpretation. In recent literature, such as Eragon and Harry Potter, dragons are often depicted as fire-spewing reptiles, with both legs and wings. The origin of this type of dragon was a… Continue reading Forgotten Dragons

Austen · NovElla · Science Fiction · YA

For Darkness Shows the Stars

Inspired by Jane Austen’s Persuasion, this YA book stands out from the others on the post-apocalypse bookshelf. A sci-fi tale that tackles issues of genetic modification, For Darkness Shows the Stars is an exciting story about risk and choices. Containing thought-provoking ideas regarding the relentless march of progress and technology, Peterfreund’s powerful novel is a… Continue reading For Darkness Shows the Stars

NovElla · Science Fiction

The Force Awakens

The much-anticipated Star Wars Episode VII has been released; and everyone has an opinion! Whether you’re a young Jedi initiate or a lifelong fan, this movie attracted a lot of attention. I’ve seen the movie and I’m here to report back—favorably! For those of you who haven’t seen Episode VII yet, don’t worry; this post… Continue reading The Force Awakens

NovElla · Quotes · Science Fiction · Supernatural

Starlight

Star light, star bright, First star I see tonight, I wish I may, I wish I might, Have this wish I wish tonight. Have you ever seen a shooting star? Legends say they’re magical! I’ll never forget the first time I saw one; it traveled across the sky in a bright arc. Given my interest… Continue reading Starlight