Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor | Review

I started reading Daughter of Smoke and Bones in the car on my way to Sweden. And I HATE myself for not reading this book sooner, because this book is absolutely phenomenal. Flawless writing, beautiful storytelling, and so incredibly original. I am in love. The prose was beyond a doubt one of the strongest features of this book. Beautiful imagery and descriptions, absolutely gorgeous! The words were just strung together, seemingly effortless. I was immediately hooked. I have been in Prague, a long time ago, but this story has me wishing I could go back, and maybe (hopefully) soon I will. Incredible world building. Beautiful descriptions of the city and the political tension just seeps through the pages. The idea of the wishes and how…

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My True Love Gave To Me | Book Review

    *singsong voice* I am so incredibly late to the party, again. Around Christmas my twitter feed was exploding with people reading My True Love Gave To Me, and I wanted to read it as well. But a snowboarding trip was coming up, and I put it off, and then I didn’t read it. Insert sad face. And when I got back after a week in the French Alps, Christmas had passed and I decided not to purchase the book. Then a week later I was exchanging ‘late’ Christmas presents with a friends, and guess what my present was. A good amount of squealing and hugging was involved, because my friend just knows me SO well. And the past week I’ve been reading one short story every night. Now…

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