This is one of those little-known books that is actually very good. I bought it because it sounded unique and interesting, and I was very pleased with how it turned out. It is strange to me that I had never heard about it from anyone else, and never heard word of it since.
The author was very good with words, and had great attention to
detail. Her characters were well developed and worthy of affection, and her settings were vivid and lovely.
The book ended up being just as unique as I thought, though perhaps that is why it is not so mainstream. It followed some gem-cutting themes, which some people might find boring or slow or whatnot, but it had sorcery and adventure and all the usual good stuff too, so I really can’t say.
Another thing I appreciated about this book was that it was decent. It was an adult book without using inappropriate themes. Then again, perhaps this is another reason it was not so mainstream. Regardless, I appreciated that, and it didn’t feel compromised at all.
It had a good plot and a good ending, two very important factors in my ...