Reviews written by Darin C Brown

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February 27, 2018
Overall rating
 
5.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Young Adult Fiction
It's predictable, but who cares! It's fun reading!

A connoisseur of young adult literature, you stumble onto your reading queue and realize that nothing in your "read" pile contains the author Sarah J. Maas. This needs to be rectified. Picking up the Throne of Glass and seeing the teenage protagonist on the cover, your mind...

February 10, 2018
Overall rating
 
3.0
Plot
 
1.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
4.0
Young Adult Fiction
Good writing, but plot fails

This book, no matter how extremely well written, is not for me. I read fiction to escape from reality. Green pens a fine novel that expertly mirrors reality. His descriptions of the protagonist’s debilitating anxiety disorder captures much of what she must be feeling and transforms it into a written...

January 12, 2018
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
4.0
Writing Style
 
3.0
Good series starter

This is a very good series introduction. From the critical side, my first impression was that Rachel Carter broke one of the cardinal rules of naming lead characters--using one that could be hard to pronounce. "Ryiah" doesn't flow from the tongue. Perhaps it is just me, but...

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