Grave Mercy – Book Review

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Title: Grave Mercy
(His Fair Assassin #1)

Author: Robin LaFevers

Category/Genre: Young Adult Historical Fantasy Romance
Publication Date: April 3rd, 2012
Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?

Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god of Death Himself has blessed her with dangerous gifts—and a violent destiny. If she chooses to stay at the convent, she will be trained as an assassin and serve as a handmaiden to Death. To claim her new life, she must destroy the lives of others.

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Writing Tips/Insights #13: Create Relatable Characters

 

by Liam Cross

When sitting down to read a book, readers like to read into the lives of characters who they can relate to on an emotional level. It gives them a personal attachment to the fictional world and makes them more hooked on the story. Forming this sort of attachment not only helps to better engage a reader, but it also helps them to solve some of their own problems whilst reading about others who are sharing them – even if it is fictitious.

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