The story is a fantasy historical, in that it takes place in a fantasy version of England, eventually moving to a fantasy version of the US, all set in a fantasy 19th century, The problem is that I just didn’t really buy Adelaide’s desperation. At great risk to pretty much everyone around her, she pretends […]
Author: Richelle Mead
Scorpio Richelle Mead is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of urban fantasy books for both adults and teens. Originally from Michigan, Richelle now lives in Seattle, Washington where she works on her three series full-time: Georgina Kincaid, Dark Swan, and Vampire Academy. A life-long reader, Richelle has always loved mythology and folklore. When she can actually tear herself away from books (either reading or writing them), she enjoys bad reality TV, traveling, trying interesting cocktails, and shopping for dresses. She’s a self-professed coffee addict and has a passion for all things wacky and humorous.
Average Rating: 3.38
Set in a fantasy world heavily influenced by Chinese folklore, Soundless starts in a society that is isolated by geography and by the deafness of the villagers. Their entire communication system is visual, so when people start going blind, it starts to look like a desperate situation. For Fei, it becomes more […]
Waiting on Wednesday is a feature hosted by Breaking The Spine where I talk about books that I am eagerly anticipating! This week, my WoW pick is….. I heard the author talk about this book when she was on tour for The Ruby Circle and I was immediately interested by the plot. Isn’t […]
**This review is spoiler free if you’ve read the series.** I never expected to love this series the way I do, but The Ruby Circle is the end of a journey that I have really enjoyed traveling with these characters. It has been very fun to see both Sydney and Adrian develop as people […]
As The Fiery Heart ended, Sydney was dragged to “reeducation” and as Silver Shadows opens, she is still there, undergoing some pretty awful treatment in the name of reprogramming her brain. As with book 4, we get Adrian’s point of view and he has almost given up ever finding Sydney’s location. As they each […]