Articles by Lena Yang

About Lena Yang (14 Articles)
Avid reader and dog-petting enthusiast.

The Grace of Kings – Ken Liu

June 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

"In Liu’s hands, the boundary between history and fantasy blur into a spectacular exploration of power, corruption, and politics." [...]

The Queen of the Tearling – Erika Johansen

March 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

"At most, Johansen’s novel is entry-level fantasy. Kelsea is a typical do-gooder with adequate accomplishments that make her passably likable, and the plot is just interesting enough to string readers along." [...]

Fifty Shades of Grey – E. L. James

February 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

"It is incomprehensible that such a novel can become a bestseller because it is utterly devoid of moving romance, character development, plot progression, and exemplary writing. The sex scenes are cheap and repetitive, and for an erotica novel, it certainly is lacking in sensuality." [...]

Infandous – Elana K. Arnold

January 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

The novel is unapologetic and brusque, it is the jagged edges of reality cutting into the cushioned bubble of Disney-fied fairy tales in a reminder that the most didactic stories are often founded upon pain and anguish. [...]

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

December 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

"Now that the narrative has finally arrived at the intended story, it will be interesting to see how the dynamic of the show will change, and how the introduction of Inhumans will impact the larger scope of the Marvel Cinematic Universe." [...]
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