Fallen (Fallen Series #1) Review

Fallen (Fallen Series #1) is a 2009 fantasy young adult supernatural romance novel written by Lauren Kate, published by Delacorte Press.  Set as the first installment in the Fallen series and centers on main protagonist, Luce Price, who is sent to Sword & Cross boarding school after being involved in a mysterious fire, her attention is captured by the strangely familiar Daniel Grigori. Positives: Premise is interesting Some good writing Great antagonists Negatives: Poorly written Frustrating main protagonists Poorly written characters Uninteresting story Unbelievably forced romance Plot:   The novel revolves…

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Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time #1) Review

The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time #1) is a 1990 fantasy adventure novel written by Robert Jordan and published by tor Books.  Set as the book of The Wheel of Time series the story picks up when The Two Rivers is attacked by Trollocs-a savage tribe of half-men, half-beasts–five villagers flee that night into a world they barely imagined, with new dangers waiting in the shadows and in the light. Positives: Good characters Good story Terrific world building Good dialogue Good writing Negatives: Unlikable characters Unoriginal plot Overly…

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Transformers Review

Transformers is a 2007 sci fi, action film directed by Michael Bay, starring Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Anthony Anderson, Rachael Taylor, John Turturro, Jon Voight, Michael O’Neill, Kevin Dunn, and Charlie Adler. The film is the first installment in the Transformers film series and follows teenager Sam Witwicky who gets caught up in a war between two factions of alien robots, the heroic Autobots and the villainous Decepticons, vying for a powerful artifact known as the AllSpark.

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