Publication: August 20th 2015
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages: 429 pages
Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Young Adult, Adult, Science Fiction, Steampunk, Mystery, Speculative Fiction
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤⛤⛤
Radiance, I love you right in the face!
I went through many different emotions when while reading this book. It started with interest, confusion, frustration, excitement, awe, and then getting unexpectedly hit with THE FEELS!
When I finished Radiance, I couldn’t help thinking about how long this must have taken Valente to write. Not only is it a fairly large book, it’s also written in a variety of styles from editorials, letters, diary entry’s, film scripts, noir, gothic, surreal, and a whole slew more I’m sure I’m forgetting. But then I found out it only takes Valente 30 days to write a novel, even a radiant one like this, and I got jealous, but she’s an amazing author so it only makes sense that a brilliant person could write such a brilliant story. Continue reading