New Book Today!
Yay! I just got the book Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor. For some reason waterstones classed it as adult fantasy fiction but I’m pretty sure it’s a YA book. Anyway it took me half an hour to find it as there, for some reason, was only one person running the branch and they were behind the extremely busy desk.
Anyway, I got it so there should be a review on it in one-two weeks depending on whether I finish it on time.
I already recommend reading it after only reading the first two chapters. The were, beyond amazing. The city of Prague at the beginning was beautiful and astonishing.
Errand requiring immediate attention. Come.
The note was on vellum, pierced by the talons of the almost-crow that delivered it. Karou read the message. ‘He never says please’, she sighed, but she gathered up her things.
When Brimstone called, she always came.
In general, Karou has managed to keep her two lives in balance. On the one hand, she’s a seventeen-year-old art student in Prague; on the other, errand-girl to a monstrous creature who is the closest thing she has to family. Raised half in our world, half in ‘Elsewhere’, she has never understood Brimstone’s dark work – buying teeth from hunters and murderers – nor how she cameinto his keeping. She is a secret even to herself, plagued by the sensation that she isn’t whole.
Now the doors to Elsewhere are closing, and Karou must choose between the safety of her human life and the dangers of a war-ravaged world that may hold the answers she has always sought.
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