Review of the book Caraval by Stephanie Garber. A thrilling YA novel full of magic and plot twists. I recommend this book to anyone looking for an attention-grabbing YA fantasy novel.
Fiction and PTSD- A Court of Mist and Fury
Review of PTSD in A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas. Shows examples of how the main character is shown to have PTSD without ever officially diagnosing it. Also describes how the author was able to use talk therapy as PTSD treatment in a fantasy world setting.
How to Write About: PTSD
How to Write About PTSD is the third post in my "How to Write About Medicine" series. It details the symptoms of PTSD, the difference between PTSD and Acute Stress Disorder and treatments of PTSD.
How to Write About: Doctors
A blog post written by a doctor about the medical school process. Includes tips, on character ages, and a few personal stories to help you write a well rounded doctor character!
How to write about: Amnesia
Hello writers! As part of Indie April I have decided to write some blog posts about how to write about different medical illnesses. As I reader I am often discouraged when there is medical misinformation in books; before medical school I never would have noticed, but now as a doctor I see it everywhere. I… Continue reading How to write about: Amnesia
Defy the Fates
Defy the Fates is the epic conclusion to Claudia Gray's Constellation trilogy.
Defy the Worlds
Defy the Worlds is the Second book in the Constellation Series written by Claudia Gray Synopsis The second book begins where the first left off: Noemi and Abel are separated with Noemi having returned to be a soldier for Genesis and Abel piloting his ship the Persephone. When Genesis is exposed to a new threat,… Continue reading Defy the Worlds
This book is quite honestly a breath of fresh air. It starts, as all books should, with a public execution. The first couple of sentences are so brilliant that I was instantly hooked and couldn't wait to read the rest.
A Court of Wings and Ruin
A Court of Wings and Ruin is a YA fantasy novel by Sarah J Maas and is the third book in the A Court of Thorns and Roses trilogy. Spoilers for the Second book in the series below, don't even read the review if you haven't read a Court of Mist and Fury. Just Trust… Continue reading A Court of Wings and Ruin
Defy the Stars
Defy the Stars is a Young Adult novel and is the first book in the Constellation trilogy written by Claudia Gray Synopsis Earth has been depleted of resources and is quickly becoming unlivable. For the past few decades humans have been trying to find a colony world that can support and sustain human life. The… Continue reading Defy the Stars