Original Work: The Puppet and the Doll – Part I

  Glossary of terms: Fyrnen (feer-nen): weapon derived from the wielder’s body; power depends on body and soul, said to link the two; damage to a fyrnen means grievous harm to the wielder Raiko has a fyrnen that takes the shape of a scythe. Black thread: a soul bond Temeer: a magic user whose power is imbued directly…

Book Review: The Kiss Quotient, by Helen Hoang

2/5 Before anyone takes this review to heart, it should be noted that my opinion appears to be in the minority. In fact, reading Helen Hoang’s The Kiss Quotient has simply affirmed that I don’t enjoy stories rooted solely in romance.  For that reason, this rating – and the criticisms that contribute to it – should…