Book Review: Night of Cake and Puppets

I read Daughter of Smoke and Bone earlier this year and wasn’t really impressed by it.  I had major issues with the main character Karou going from kickass lady to puddle of tepid water as soon as the romance was introduced.  While I loved Taylor’s gorgeous writing, I really struggled with the romantic aspects of the book.  However, I absolutely loved the friendship between Karou and Zuzana.  So when I heard about Night of Cake and Puppets, a companion novella previously published in a digital format, I was intrigued.

Review: Daughter of Smoke and Bone

I initially avoided Daughter of Smoke and Bone because, well, I really hated the US cover.  Shallow?  Absolutely.  However I recently read Taylor’s newest novel, Strange the Dreamer, and was swept away by her marvellous writing skills.  I decided to backtrack and dive into her best known series.

Cover Love

Anyone who has spent time on this blog knows that I am an absolute sucker for a gorgeous cover. I’ll always pick up a beautifully designed book, and the cover will sway me to purchase a book about 80% of the time.

Instagram Sundays

Happy Sunday!  It's absolutely sweltering in England today (and I'm from Southern California), so we are all indoors! I really love the simple cover of Gilded Cage complimented by the brick and the flowers here.  I've heard good things about this one, and I'm looking forward to getting going! A sneaky shot of the mini … Continue reading Instagram Sundays