Flamecaster — Book Review

Flamecaster (Shattered Realms #1)  by Cinda Williams Chimaflamecaster

Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

Favorite Quote:

“I promise that I won’t fall in love with the moody, mysterious, Ash Hanson.  I will enjoy his rangy body, his broad shoulders, and shapely leg, all the while knowing it’s a lease, not a buy.”

Oh Lila.  You were probably my favorite character.  Flamecaster was a good start to an intriguing fantasy series.  Now I have not read her prior series (The Seven Realms).  It is true that you don’t need to read it to understand anything happening in Flamecaster.  Chima has a fantastic writing style.  It’s not quite the incredibly long-winded super slow intricate gigantic web you see in most fantasy.  It had good pacing and moments of peace and action.  A nice mixture.  We also see a mix of POVs.  While we usually are following Ash or Jenna we also get a sprinkle of Lila and Destin as well. Continue reading

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A Court of Mist and Fury — Book Review

A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses #2)  by Sarah J. Maascourt_mist_fury

Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

Favorite Quote:

“I was not prey any longer, I decided as I eased up to that door.
And I was not a mouse.
I was a wolf.”

Ohmigod.  I am not exactly sure where I want to begin.  I don’t think I’ve ever read a sequel that not only did I enjoy so much more than the first in a series, but that made me actually want to re-read the first book that I honestly didn’t care for all that much just to see all the hidden links I missed because I was bored.  If I can choke through the first 2/3 with Tamlin.  Perhaps I’ll just reread certain parts.

OH RHYSAND YOU HAVE WON MY HEART.  I had to reread my review of the first book and realized oh how wrong I was.  You are silky and dark and sexy and EVERYTHING I EVER WANT OR NEED.  Snarky, flirty, dangerous, sensual, playful.  ERMAGHERD THIS 600+ PAGE BOOK WAS NOT ENOUGH. Continue reading