Today I discuss a long time favorite of mine: the Temeraire Series by Naomi Novik. An awesome Historical Fantasy series which adds the military use of dragons to the Napoleonic War. What could go wrong with that?
Every medium is good at different things. While not every adaptation is always liked by everybody, they can also offer a great introduction into new things, stories and ideas. As I was reading the book the Netflix adaptated for its series of The Witcher, I realized how much we underrate the practice of tracing adaptation.
Sometimes, it’s nice not to complicate things so much. Not all things you do have to be momentous, and not everything you read has to be heavy, dense and philosophical. You’d be surprised sometimes, how much wisdom you find where you don’t expect it.
Not every book you’ll ever read is going to be a masterpiece. However, some books might surprise you in the long run, if you’re prepared to stick around.
I finally got around to the new book Eragon-writer Christopher Paolini published last year. It made me feel a lot of feelings and think a lot of thoughts, but not in the way you’d generally expect…
A thin layer of light grey dust had appeared next to my bed, atop of that which is so precious to me. How could I have let this happen? How did these trecherous specks of dust manage to flock together atop that stack of my beloved books? What have I been doing the last few weeks?!
“Two tropes don’t always make a right. Except when they do.” Annew Gosh, was I aching for a good fantasy