Plot: The author has explored Mikita's journey of self-discovery in beautiful detail. Mikita and Gareth's relationship and paths are treated with care and skill.
Prose/Style: The flow of the story is solid, alternating through Mikita's and Gareth’s points of view, which lends the reader a greater insight into their world.
Originality: Though the story deals with magic realism, the characters and their journeys are relatable and grounded in reality.
Character Development/Execution: Both of the main characters—Mikita and Gareth—are extremely well-developed.
Blurb: Journeying through the world of magic realism, Exploratory Tales traces the adventures of Mikita, who needs to make a choice of either following the path that she was meant for or find her own.
Date Submitted: August 26, 2021