Goodreads refugee and wordpress blogger
“The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.”
I'm pretty sure I'm going to be avoiding any book whose blurb states a character needs to "seize her destiny." (or 'his.' I'm not sexist about it)
I recently had an email from someone promoting an indie book who wrote that, "XX writes with vigor and finesse, spinning a fantastic web of characters, allegories and thrilling escapes."