I had to shorten the title. Use less words. Sound familiar?
Okay, so an outline for this post has sat in my Drafts folder for quite a bit now. In fact, this was originally supposed to be a Spring Break Wrap up which was more than a month ago. Talk about procrastinating.
Anyhow, I’m going to compile some books that I read in March and April and a current read from this month. Mapril? No, complicated. Here goes:
Easily my favorite read from Spring Break. Damn, this book was dark! I could forecast that early on in the book, by how the main character Adelina, was treated by her father. Such cruelness. But that didn’t stop her or the book from being epic. No sirree, it did not.
This one’s meant for ages 10 and up. Or so it says.
The writing of this book did feel like it was targeted towards Middle Grade, but the story itself has some very creepy scenes, especially the second half of it. Maybe it’s because I stay far (faaaaaar) away from Horror books, and so if you’re anything like me, I would suggest that you approach it with caution.
Messy plot, fun world, great characters, and wonderful writing style. Siobhan is the storyteller, and her narration made me me like her even before her character was introduced.
Of course I had to pick up the second book. Of course it’s dark too. And of course, Adelina remains disastrous. The Midnight Star, I await your release.
Good stuff. I mean to read it’s Prequel, The Assassin’s Blade soon.
Aaand, curently reading: Sanyare: The Last Descendant by Megan Haskell
Going alright so far, expect a review on it soon!
It was an okay kind of Mapril. Some good, some fine. I have a ton of other books to read, so I’m excited to get to those.
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