Word Revel

Book blogger, recent Sociology grad in her twenties. Stares at labels when no books are in sight. Disproportionately reads YA. This is a companion blog to http://wordrevel.com.

Shadow and Bone

Shadow and Bone - Leigh Bardugo April 29, 2015

Book review is up on Word Revel.

March 28, 2015

Initial thoughts: Eh. That's the first description that comes to mind. Interjections count! It's just that as much as I loved the setting, the writing didn't impress me. The pacing wasn't as strong as I thought it could've been. The plot points were strung up well but the connections lacked finesse. In terms of characterisation, the depth was lacking and just overall I thought the book was okay. I wish a glossary of some sort would've been included because while Russian-inspired, the "foreign" words weren't always Russian but made-up terms. That made reading rather cumbersome as well.

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