I listened to this via audiobook, and while I enjoyed it, I wondered if I would have liked it better had I physically read it. I think mainly because the narrator added accents to all of the characters, and I couldn’t quite decipher what accent she imitated. I was getting a Middle Eastern vibe, but I’m just not sure. It’s a bit frustrating because I don’t want there to be any sort of false representation despite this book being fiction.
Wow, what a quick read. I seriously didn’t expect to finish this book as quick as I did, but alas, here I am, lol. Truthfully, this book has been on my radar since I first heard rave reviews a few months back. I saw it everywhere on #bookstagram, and then to see that it’s being turned into a movie (check out the trailer!), and the author will also be at the North Texas Teen Book Festival. I decided it was time to finally pick up this book.
You know when you read a book due to all the hype surrounding it? I mean, it’s one of those books you most likely would have never picked up anyways, but gosh, so many people are talking about it. And you, being you, decided you NEED to know why everyone else loves it?
Alas, even I fall into that trap. Well, okay, maybe it’s not a trap, but dangit, sometimes I’m so entangled it feels exactly like that!
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Thank you to NetGalley and Sourcebooks Fire for giving me a free digital copy in exchange for an honest review!
Man, I was so excited for this book! It sounds awesome, right? I mean, a girl raises her brother from the dead? You’d think there’s be some epic action after all of that, but was there…? Nope.
I finally picked up Glass Sword. By “pick up” I really mean checking it out from my local library via audiobook even though I own a signed copy of the book. What’s wrong with me? Well, I’m a little overwhelmed with the digital ARCs I need to review. Top that off with the North Texas Teen Book Festival in the beginning of March, I feel this odd need to read as many books as I can by authors who are attending because you know, priorities and all. 😛
Another book that has been on my radar since I first glimpsed it’s gorgeous cover a few months ago. I seriously cannot tell you how excited I am to read all the amazing books that came out this month, and for all the ones to come out later in the year! I mean, have you guys seen what comes out next month?!
Thank you to NetGalley and Random House/Del Ray Books for giving me a free digital copy in exchange for an honest review!
This book has been on my radar since I first heard about it some months ago. It seemed like such a good mix of fantasy with an odd twist. I wasn’t disappointed, that’s for sure, yet I read book so quickly that when I finished, I thought, “That’s it?” (Is that a good or a bad thing?)
This is a DNF–a “did not finish.” My first DNF of the year, but I seriously could not keep reading it even though I was already two-thirds of the way through. This might just be the first DNF review I posted, but I felt it was necessary! I can’t just gush about the books I actually finished. 😛 So maybe this isn’t a proper review since I didn’t finish it, but I got darn near close!
Maybe I’ll like the TV series (or will it be a movie?) more…
Oh. My. Goodness. This book killed me.
In the best way possible. It killed me, possibly ripped my heart out, but then put it all back together again.
Ugh, why did I wait so long to read it?! Whyyyyy?!
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