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In-depth Book Review: Hunger Games

Izzie’s Rating: 3.5-4/5 Characters: 4/5 Story: 4/5 Pacing: 3/5 Ending: 2/5 Spoiler-free review up to the jump.  I ended up with Hunger Games in my hands after it was being passed around dinner among my hometown friends. A good chunk of them had read it and they all kept gloating about how it was really, really…

Movie Review: Sucker Punch

IzzieBytes Rating: 3/5 , C+ Characters: 2/5 Story: 3/5 Acting: 4/5 Effects: 5/5 Music: 4/5 Overview: Sucker Punch is one of those movies you that if you go in expecting nothing but eye-candy, you come out with a little more. But if you had high-hopes for an in-depth, moving film, then you’ll  end up pretty…

Edge of Destiny Review & Character Analysis

Spoiler Warning: This article is spoiler-free up until the indicated point.  So I -finally- got around to finishing EoD. I know a few people were nervous since I gave Ghosts of Ascalon a pretty harsh assessment, but I’m happy to say that I very much enjoyed this book. It really blew GoA out of the water in…

Thoughts on the Shattering Part 2: Themes and Story

Entire post is spoiler ridden. Do not read if you care. You’ve been warned. While for the most part The Shattering was lighter on the action than other novels, it was still enticing because of the political drama and feeling of impending doom we get throughout the book. We know the Cataclysm is coming. We…

Ghosts of Ascalon: Review

Spoiler Warning: This Ghosts of Ascalon review is spoiler free only up until the indicated point.  So I finished reading GoA today on my commute to work. And well…. I was disappointed. First of all, I thought this book wasn’t terribly well written. I’ve never been a fan of Jeff G’s writing style, at least…