Daughter of Smoke and Bone is a unique spin on the classic question of "who are the good guys?" by telling a chilling story through the eyes of Karou, an art student in Prague who happens to be the devil's errand girl.
Karou doesn't see Brimstone, the hulking half-man-half-beast character who raised her, as the devil though. In fact, she isn't aware that he, or the rest of her less than normal family (whose race is called the Chimaera), has anything to do with a…Continue
Min Green and Ed Slaterton have broken up, and to explain why, Min is writing a series of letters to Ed regarding exactly why she ended their brief yet passionate romance. Each letter goes along with an item that has been a part of their relationship (either symbolizing something, or a gift from Ed to Min that she is all too ready to return to him), all of which she has compiled in a box to give to Ed. Each chapter explains an item in the box, and why each item ultimately plays…Continue
The cause of my emotional distress this time around was the end of not a book, but an entire…Continue
IT'S THE SEQUEL AND I CAN'T BELIEVE IT. My last blog post talked about a book called Hourglass by Myra McEntire, and I wrote about how much I loved it and how not reading it would be an extremely poor choice. WELL, the fun doesn't stop there--the sequel carries on the novel's basic plot, same characters, same time period, same problem, BUT through a different perspective.
Hourglass was narrated through the eyes of Emerson, a high school senior who…Continue