Reading Lately: April Part 2

readling-lately-april-part-2So April was the month of two halves. The first part of the month, I crushed it in the reading department. As in, 5 books in a couple weeks – you can read all those reviews here. Then I went to Vegas and my reading fell off the table. I had big hopes to read whilst traveling, but I didn’t take into account that both my flights were at night, so no light. So I only ended up reading two books since then. I’ve got another book almost halfway complete and then my big plan is to re-read The Passage and The Twelve to prepare for the last book in the trilogy. #NerdAlert

Night Study by Maria V. Snyder: This is the book that got me started on the series. When I requested it on Netgalley, I didn’t realize it was book #8. But I read them all. While the series isn’t all the great, there is something about it that makes you just keep reading. I will likely pick up the next book in the series because I just NEED to know how it finally ends.
    Rating 2 out of 5  
   c/o Netgalley

The Vanishing Throne by Elizabeth May: This is the second book of the Falconer Trilogy and it didn’t disappoint. Be forewarned, it is pretty dark. I would put it at the same level as The Mockingjay (aka Hunger Games #3). But the darkness just adds to the story. It is set in a steampunk-esque Scotland where the fae are the big bad and the main character is the last of a line of hunters. Did I mention she is a woman? This book has several strong women, all different. There is a little bit of romance, but also the bond of friendship. There is the the struggle of finding oneself, knowing who to trust, fighting fate, and just surviving. And a pixie that loves to sew clothes and gets drunk off honey. So it isn’t all doom and gloom. I do wish I had re-read The Falconer, so I’m making the plan to do that once the third book comes out.
    Rating 4 out of 5  
   c/o Netgalley

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14 thoughts on “Reading Lately: April Part 2

  1. Cat

    Haha I love that even though you describe the series for Night Study as not that great, I for some reason really want to read it now! And my brain is just too curious, I have to know what happens so I have to finish series too haha. I also really want to read The Vanishing Throne/Falconer Trilogy.

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