After a mediocre, but promising start to the series with A Darker Shade of Magic), I was nervous about being disappointed by the second book in this wildly popular series. For me, A Darker Shade of Magic was problematic in a number of areas, but particularly the characters. Their lack of development and personality, coupled intense disappointment over Delilah Bard's character, I felt really let down by this incredibly popular series. If you're curious, you can read my review of the first book here.
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, but they're on hiatus so I came up with my own! I absolutely love a great villain. I often prefer them over heroes because they tend to be more complex and quite frankly, more fun. I’d do a top ten, however I … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Villainous Villains
A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab Publisher: Titan Books This is a spoiler-free review Kell is one of the last travelers--magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel universes connected by one magical city. There's Grey London, dirty and boring, without any magic, and with one mad King--George … Continue reading Review: A Darker Shade of Magic
This week has flown by, possibly because we had Monday off. Here’s a breakdown of my week in books! Books Books I read A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh A Darker Shade of Magic was the innagural choice for the new book club I’m … Continue reading Weekly Wrap-Up #6
It’s my favorite time of the moth! Here’s a look back on my bookish activity this month. Let’s see if I stuck with my April TBR strategy:
Happy Friday, everyone! I considered not doing a weekly wrap up because I'll be posting my April round up on Sunday. But I really like doing weekly wrap ups, so here we go.