Tag Archives: Kristin Cashore

Top Ten Non-Alpha Male Heroes

It had to happen eventually. I love urban fantasy, I really do. But there are some archetypes that keep resurfacing again and again. Not in every work, and they aren’t always done badly. But in the great majority of the … Continue reading

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“Top Ten Favorite Kick-Ass Heroines”

The Broke and the Bookish‘s Top Ten Tuesday for today. I’m going to stick with my tendency to do choose 8 literary examples and a few from other media. So, in no particular order: 1.┬áLoup Garron (Santa Olivia, post-apocalyptic dystopia) … Continue reading

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“Top Ten Favorite Authors in Fantasy”

Another Top Ten Tuesday from the Broke and the Bookish, this one is for┬áTop Ten Favorite Authors In X Genre. What else could I pick but fantasy? I’m going to restrict myself to 8 for books, then add 2 additional … Continue reading

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Character Progression in Graceling

Kristin Cashore’s Graceling, another well known and well liked book I’d been meaning to read for a while, is about a girl with a power, called a Grace, learning about her place in the world. Learning about what she’d like … Continue reading

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