Australian Authors have kept my reading spark active over the past few months.
A friend of mine loves Victoria Schwab and recommended I read this book, since she was reading it for book club.
I picked up Iron as part of a monthly book club read for March, and I’m glad I did. The world building of Kalima is fantastic.
Like Nevernight, Godsgrave begins by switching back and forth between two different events in Mia’s timeline. It was used to great affect in the first book, but I’m not sure it has the same impact here. The characters I fell in love with – Mia, Ashlinn, and Mercurio – were all back, along with a whole heap of new characters in the form of the Gladiatii.
Nevernight wasn’t at all what I was expecting. The narrator’s viewpoint was a little disorienting for me at first, but by the end I barely noticed it. The comparison between two different scenario’s Jay Kristoff used in the first chapter intrigued and sucked me into Mia’s story. I was invested in her as a main character and wanted her to succeed. I loved that while she was a killer, she had a heart.
I am on a trilogy binge at the moment. Abhorsen by Garth Nix, is the last book in the Abhorsen trilogy (although I’ve discovered other books in the Abhorsen series since). But on to the review: Lirael and Sam continue their journey through to stop the necromancer Hedge from raising an evil …