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Publication: March 7th 2017
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 336 pages
Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤⛤
A bittersweet end to a beautiful duology, once again Schwab packs action and emotion into a YA series that will be missed by many.
In Our Dark Duet we’re back following our favourite monster hunter Kate and favourite monster August and see just exactly how their lives have changed since Our Savage Song. Kate is still hunting monsters, but this time in Prosperity where she’s found an underground team of vigilantes who want to fight Prosperity’s monsters but don’t know Continue reading
Publication: February 21st 2017
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages: 624 pages
Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Adult, Fantasy, Romance, Adventure
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤⛤⛤
“Love and loss are like a ship and the sea. They rise together. The more we love, the more we have to lose. But the only way to avoid loss is to avoid love. And what a sad world that would be” (Schwab 371).
There’s so much I want to say about this book. So much I can’t say because it’s new and I don’t want to spoil the magic for anyone. Continue reading
Publication: July 5th 2016
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Paranormal,
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤.5
This book has been buzzing around my bookstagram for so long I knew I had to read it. I’ve heard so many good things about Victoria/V.E. Schwab’s Shades of Magic series, so I thought it might be good to start with her newest book. It was getting rave reviews, so it must be a good place to start, right?
Yes, it was. I really really enjoyed This Savage Song, but I’m really torn about how to rate it. I felt one way when reading the book, another when it was finished, and another way again when I found out it was a part of an upcoming series. So I’m going to keep my 3.5 rating for now, because it seems the best middle ground to sort out my feelings for the book. Continue reading