The Girl with Glass Feet written by Ali Shaw Synopsis: Strange things are happening on the remote and snowbound archipelago of St. Hauda’s Land. Magical winged creatures flit around the icy bogland, albino animals hide themselves in the snow-glazed woods, and Ida Maclaird is slowly turning into glass. Ida is an outsider in these parts who has only visited the islands once before. Yet during that one fateful visit the glass transformation began to take hold, and now she has returned in search of a cure. 1) Plot– Was it consistent? Did it shift in many places? Were the twists predictable? 2) Characters– Were they memorable? Were they relatable/realistic? 3) Dialogue– Did anything seem jumbled? Was it worthwhile? 4) Setting– Were locations boring vs exciting? Did they matter? 5) Details– Were there too many/not enough? Did they add to the story? 6) POV– 1st-3rd person-3rd person omniscient? Did it aid or hinder the rest? 7) Overall -Worth reading again? Addictive? Rating. Following these tenants, here’s my review… 1) Though the main plot was clear, there were many moments when it was interrupted by flashbacks of various characters. Near the 1/3rd mark, these were a bit repetitive and unnecessary and indeed […]
Hello dear readers, Due to having a great deal of free time recently, I have been able to read and watch movies I had only dreamed of before. In light of these new activities, I thought I’d begin writing about my views on these sources of entertainment in the near future. Though I did do book reviews years ago on youtube, I think writing about them may be a bit more helpful and concise as everything will be laid out on the page. For both movies & books, I won’t be reviewing big blockbusters or really popular things just because there are many others out there that will do it. Instead, I will hone in on under-the-radar novels and films that may be worthwhile to look into. And with that summary revealed, let’s get started!