Tag: young adult

A Study in Drowning Review: Magical Realism and a Thesis on a Mysterious Author

A Study in Drowning Review: Magical Realism and a Thesis on a Mysterious Author

Not quite dark academia, not quite fantasy mystery, A Study in Drowning is one of those books that is difficult to define. If I were to call it anything, I would go with a magical realism that fosters the love of books and literature. Through Effy’s perspective, we see the female architecture student accept a task out […]

October 16, 2023 | 0 Comments
The Atlas Six: Dark Academia Meets Morally Grey Magicians

The Atlas Six: Dark Academia Meets Morally Grey Magicians

Here I was thinking that perhaps dark academia wasn’t for me, but then The Atlas Six comes along, and satisfies my craving for a deeply philosophical novel centered around magic. From the six different magicians, to the competition racing to the death, the philosophical discussions about life, knowledge and magic, this was everything I wanted and more. […]

October 26, 2022 | 2 Comments