Tag Archives: fantasy

Putting the Fantastic in Realism

World building. It’s a term that is generally connected to epic fantasy, sci-fi and dystopian universes. When I say world building, I think about Tolkien slaving over Elvish dictionaries and George R.R. Martin constructing house sigils. Let’s just take a … Continue reading

Posted in Meg Cook, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review of Graceling by Kristen Cashore

 Having grown-up with the feisty girl-knight in Tamora Pierce’s Song of the Lioness series, I cannot get my fill of sword-wielding, arrow-shooting, karate-chopping girl heroines. Kristin Cashore’s young adult fantasy novel Graceling delivers, with a determined heroine whose fierceness is … Continue reading

Posted in Meg Cook, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment