I think I would Love Brandon Sanderson's works no matter what length it is. From the more-than-a-thousand-page Way of Kings to this less-than-200-page novella. Seeing novellas that feel so complete seems to be a rare thing to find, but I think Sanderson always knows how to deliver. I have yet to find a book that I didn't love. I read the book and listened to the audiobook simultaneously, and it was awesome. I recommend the audiobook because the narrator did a really great job of giving distinct … Read More...
It depresses me a little when reviewers that I look up to or my sister differs in opinion from me. Chalk it up to my need for approval, cultivated from a lifetime of being the younger sibling. Anyway. The good news is that, it looks like I’m part of the majority on this one! I […]
“In the beginning was the darkness, and in the darkness was a girl, and in the girl was a secret…” This book starts out so beautifully. There were secrets, magic, intrigue. A forgotten legend. It was a breathtaking start that certainly swept me away. But, and that’s a big BUT, the writing also lost me […]
A place where noble women cannot reproduce. A place where these women buy beautiful, talented, peasant girls from the Auction. A place where these teenage girls are bought to become surrogates. A place where these surrogates have unfathomable powers that change shapes, colors, and sizes. … Is it me or are dystopian novels getting weirder and weirder every year? […]
I know this book has been around for a long time, but I just read it recently and I loved it. Holly Black is one of the reasons I started collecting books with her Spiderwick Chronicles that she created with Tony DiTerlizzi. I have yet to read more from her, but I already know that […]