Author: Realm Lovejoy

Book Review #50 + Giveaway: Henge by Realm Lovejoy

Book Review #50 + Giveaway: Henge by Realm Lovejoy

Read interview with Realm Lovejoy! Visit the Other Tour Stops               Tour sponsored by CBB Book Promotions   Henge is an unique take on the Arthurian legend that grabbed me from page one and kept me going until the very last moment. Ms. Lovejoy crafted a unique world set within the known world of London with intriguing mysterious characters the played with my emotions and had me asking tons of questions. The downfall with this book is purely personal. I realized shortly after starting it that I know very little about Arthurian mythology. I often found myself confused by the names and the myriad of characters that waltzed in and out of Morgan’s life. I did venture out to Wikipedia (not the best source, I know) and read up a bit, but after getting even further confused there, I just decided to let go of what I didn’t know and enjoy the book. I grew to love Morgan as the story progressed. As the misunderstood student, she reminded me a bit of Elphaba from Wicked. In many of the tellings of Arthur’s story, Morgan le Fay is portrayed as an antagonist. I was intrigued […]

5 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on November 18, 2014
Interview with Realm Lovejoy, author of Henge

Interview with Realm Lovejoy, author of Henge

My Rating: Thumbs Up Henge is an unique take on the Arthurian legend that grabbed me from page one and kept me going until the very last moment. Ms. Lovejoy crafted a unique world set within the known world of London with intriguing mysterious characters the played with my emotions and had me asking tons of questions.Read the rest of my review. Visit the Other Tour Stops               Tour sponsored by CBB Book Promotions   My Interview with Realm Lovejoy Second Run Reviews: Henge is based on the King Arthur legend. How did the legend and actual history influence way you shaped the story? Realm Lovejoy: I changed a lot of things about the legend such as making it modern, making the characters teens, changing their relationships with one another, and overall plot focus. However I really wanted to honor the legend since I am a fan of it. I incorporated as many of the iconic aspects as possible: Prince Arthur needing guidance, Merlin being a genius, Morgan le Fay being dark and complex, and keeping the settings such as Camelot and Avalon, and other key elements such as Excalibur. The Arthurian legend is full […]

3 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on November 17, 2014