Book Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone, by Laini Taylor

This book (and the rest of the trilogy) was recommended to me by a well-read friend. At the risk of being overly-gushy, I haven’t enjoyed reading a book this much in a long long time. Every sentence, every paragraph, every scene was so well-written. The main character of this book– Karou– is a highly-skilled visualContinue reading “Book Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone, by Laini Taylor”

Book Review: What is Hidden, by Lauren Skidmore

Since my trilogy-in-progress includes several fairy-tale references and retellings, my mother-in-law bought me this novel and its sequels (What is Lost, and The Fairest Poison) as Christmas gifts. I read them a while back, but am finally getting around to posting a review. First off, I will say I probably would have enjoyed this moreContinue reading “Book Review: What is Hidden, by Lauren Skidmore”

Can I make a confession?

I feel like I have to say something, because several months ago I tried to perform a character analysis on some of the characters from a book I’d recently read: Neil Gaiman’s Stardust. I checked out a couple of Gaiman’s books as highly-recommended by some other authors/book reviewers. That post has gotten more views thanContinue reading “Can I make a confession?”