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Review of Star Trek Discovery: Why Is A Raven Like A Writing Desk?

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Let's talk about the new Star Trek Discovery. And I warn you, these opinions come from someone who never saw the previous Star Trek Discovery, only watched the two new  Star Trek movies, had been just recently acquainted with ALL Star Wars movies, and is a forever fan of Stargate and captain Jack O'Neill. Yup, the only 'star' series I know about is Stargate. So far, I've been watching two Sci-Fi shows; Dark Matter and Killjoys. I've been hoping they would improve, however, I must admit I've stopped watching the recent episodes. I think they had a good premise, but they both lacked in the development of a backstory. Dark Matter had a better plot-line, but Killjoys had better characters. Except for the Android, of course. She wins the character game. But that is just my opinion. Any-who, back to Star Trek Discovery

I must say, anything that remotely touches the subject of travelling through space and meeting new civilisations, organisms, and planets picks …

Review of The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater: Petting Ravens and Holding Ghost Hands

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Maggie Stiefvater is a master of POV (point of view) writing. She is a badass lady who drives a camaro, not to mention her drawing skills; in short, she's my 'writer goals'. The Raven Boys is the first novel in her series entitled The Raven Cycle. I know you're not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but damn! I love how artistic it is, and yet it shows a clear simplicity. The raven is one of my favourite metaphors and symbolism used in poetry and literature. From Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven to The Chimes by Anna Smaill, ravens are used as a symbol for memory or secret keeping. They tend to be dark, mysterious creatures, which perfectly describes the atmosphere of The Raven Boys


SPOILERS ahead.
At the beginning of the book we meet Blue, the protagonist of the novel. All of her family is psychic, except her. She is surrounded by women with extraordinary powers, and here is where she is not excluded. Apparently, Blue has a lot of energy which attracts the superna…