I was extremely excited to start this book, because it was easily one of my most anticipated books of 2015. The description of the book said "For readers of Cassandra Clare's City of Bones and Leigh Bardugo's Shadow and Bone," and I loved those books, so I was super excited for this new book. Unfortunately, I was extremely disappointed with this book.
The first part of the book felt like a carbon copy of The Daughter of Smoke & Bone, and I did not like that book at all. I found this book to be quite dull, and not compelling at all. I had to force myself to keep reading this book, even though I had not interest in it. I could not connect with the main character, Echo. I tried really hard to like her, but I couldn't. I also hated the fact that this book had a love triangle. I am tired of love triangles in books, and I wish authors would stop writing them. I tried liking this book because I know a lot of people liked it, but it just wasn't the book for me.
The author is a very good writer. Some of the lines had me laugh out loud, and she was very descriptive in her writing. However, that wasn't enough for me to like the book or want to read the sequel.
If you like The Daughter of Smoke & Bone, then this book might be for you! Unfortunately, this book was not for me. I found it quite boring. However, I would be interested to see if Melissa Grey writes other series, because I would like to read those. I think she is a good author, but this series is just not for me.
2 / 5 Fangs
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