Category Archives: with an ensemble

Just do away with the girl

I don’t remember ever having to say this about any other story. Friends would maybe always hear/read me say that the love angle in a certain story could have been done away with. But I have never, EVER, felt like a lead character was completely unnecessary. Unfortunately, in my honest opinion, The Raven Boys could have done without the girl.

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Just do away with the girl

I don’t remember ever having to say this about any other story. Friends would maybe always hear/read me say that the love angle in a certain story could have been done away with. But I have never, EVER, felt like a lead character was completely unnecessary. Unfortunately, in my honest opinion, The Raven Boys could have done without the girl.

Save the bird. Save the world.

Jacob begins his story by telling us that he will always think of the events in his life split between Before and After. I think of this book in quite the same way.

Save the bird. Save the world.

Jacob begins his story by telling us that he will always think of the events in his life split between Before and After. I think of this book in quite the same way.

Pos-i-tute-ly half divine!

Mystery is a necessary ingredient of a good murder story. Well, if it pays off. In this book, there’s a very solid divide between the awesome mystery and the awful mystery.

Pos-i-tute-ly half divine!

Mystery is a necessary ingredient of a good murder story. Well, if it pays off. In this book, there’s a very solid divide between the awesome mystery and the awful mystery.