I read books from a mix of genres. My favorites are dark fantasy, paranormal anything, Sci fi, horror, and fantasy. I have a thing for reading encyclopedias, I know it's sort of weird. When I find something interesting (meaning really gross, funny, unbelievable) I lost about it. I have an amazing family.
I was getting so upset because I didn’t think Netgalley was going to approve my request for this, I absolutely did not want to wait for the publish date of March 27, too long. Checked last night and it was there. Woo Hoo! And perfect timing, I really need a distraction right now!
Not very far along in the book, but man I forgot how funny Laurenston was. Already giggling and love the flawed characters so much! Anyone hasn’t read this author’s work and likes shifter romance, or humorous romance needs to pick this up. Actually start at the beginning of the Pride series. Her Magnus Pack is also in the same world, but in my opinion the Pride series are better and I used the Magnus Pack as kind of space fillers between her releasing her Call of Crows books and her Pride books.
So far we got a tough shifter female searching for her sister while hired assassins are coming after her.
This book fits into so many genres: dystopia, fantasy, science fiction, and I could add more. This is definitely found this interesting and there was a lot going on. Definitely recommend this to anyone looking for something different then the normal. This is definitely intended for adults.
In this we a have a city that is clnstantly being terrorized by two dragons. The dragons have been targeting this city for a very long time. Some people have fled, others have chose to stick it out. In this world the wealthy are “safe” in their fancy homes in the outskirts of the city. In the city it is constant chaos not only because of the dragons, but also gangs.
I dislike all three of the main characters, but i think it is supposed to be this way.
There is so much in this book I seriously wonder why it wasn’t a series instead of a single installment.
ABOUT THE AITHOR:
Chandler Klang Smith is a graduate of Bennington College and the MFA Creative Writing Program at Columbia University. Her new novel THE SKY IS YOURS is now available from Hogarth/Crown. She lives in New York City.
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Popped on Facebook before laying down tonight. See a mouth dropping post... my hubbys bff who has been really screwing up his life lately is in a video posted by the police with a caption “help us identify these two people.” I am betting it is over theft, his new drugged out gal is a known thief. They just had baby together and because of her history children’s services was barely letting them keep it. Whoa did they just screw up.
I don’t even know how to rate this. This author can write beautifully, but there isn’t enough balance to action, romance, dialogue, everything. Way too much dialogue. And every bit of it seemed to be a some sort of witty debate.
There were characters who were written to be hated, and hate them I did. I also saw another side to them though that made me almost feel for them and understand why they were the way they were.
This is is way too long. When I saw the page count I was expecting some major world building, a lot of plot, but no. There was only a girl who was messed up by the death of her mother who felt she needed to set out and save the world to right that wrong, she seemed to think she was a hero though. In the beginning I thought this would be a evil vs good, in way it was, but it was more about blending the two and seeing good and evil in all.
So so I would call this monster romance, but not the banging Bigfoot kind.
i feel I should add that this is very disturbing. I almost hate this book, but I don’t. I don’t know what I think of this. I enjoyed hating almost everything about it?!
Does anyone know of a fantasy read, I think this book is over 10 years old, at least, where mind control is used by the “ bad guys” of the book the to force someone to eat themselves? I saw someone mention a book they were looking for the title to where this happens in the book on goodreads the other day. It sounds like something my hubby would like to read is why I ask.
Finally, I have a device working. Laptop needs new cord after unfortunate incident with vacuum, phone just got old and quit, the tablet has been lost, and the desktop is continuously being used for school work. As much as I hate apple, my new iPhone is pretty easy to use for typing up posts for book likes. Impressed, but I miss android.
Also, I hate this cover. With so many peeps so in love with A Court of Thorns and Roses (ACOTAR) series by Maas, this is similar in ways, they need a new cover and I feel a lot of ACOTAR fans would pick this up if it was more eye appealing. It definitely is helping me through my ACOTAR book hangover.
PEP TALK TO SELF:
Just stick it out. The action will come soon. Once all this political world building is done and you finally remember who is who and who hated who this has the potential be everything you love in a sappy romance fantasy novel. Slap a smile on your face and grin and bear it. (Every time I use the words grin and bear it...I think grin and bare it instead. Lol I think of sitting naked and smiling while I complete a dreaded task.)
I know the action picks up soon, I snuck a peak at the next book in series, hopefully the magic and fantasy elements become more prevalent soon, I am bored. Shit needs to happen soon, like now! I am so impatient.
So excited! Warden, you better not let me down. I seriously thought about not continuing with the Black Dagger Brotherhood series, then the Warden released this spin-off series, it is all I like about the earlier BDB books, just new charactwrs added to the mix, and we do get frequent visits from the original bros. Hopefully this is just as good as the previous two books. For those who gave up on the original series, but miss the world these are in, give this spin-off series a shot.
...and books! Good ones.