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The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

I have to confess I wasn’t expecting much from The Darkest Part of the Forest.  There are a lot of Holly black fans out there, so I can understand how that statement is most likely shocking.  Truth be told, my previous experience with Holly Black has only been the Spiderwick Chronicles and while creative, I found them a little off-putting.  Also, I experienced them as an adult, so the magic didn’t really work on me.  I’m glad I kept other Holly Black titles on my TBR, because if there is a Queen of Faerie, it’s Holly. The integration between faerie and […]

Posted March 6, 2019 in Reviews // 9 Comments //
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

I underestimated this book soooooooo much. Six of Crows is everything I wanted and more. This book is filled with incredible, well-layered characters and set in a world were I could feel the cold and smell the salty sea.  I was interested in Shadow and Bone but not obsessed.  I thought the love story was cheesy and I didn’t expect anything more from Six of Crows.  I didn’t expect a full-fleshed story where the relationships were subplots, and I didn’t expect to like all the characters. I’m pretty sure that everyone has already read Six of Crows, but if you haven’t… spoilers to follow. Lets […]

Posted October 10, 2018 in Reviews // 17 Comments //