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Gilded Cage is one of those books I pre ordered with knowing very little about the actual plot except there is an alternate United Kingdom and there are skills. Like magic except don’t say that to our fine aristocrats. They might Silence you.
A great diverse read with characters that I fell in love with and a lot to discover in the world.
There are always going to be expectations that we have of books. Especially when one is rather active in the book community you hear a lot of opinions and buzz about all kinds of books. It can create hype. Hype can let you down. Yet those books that you have heard so little off can end up being a hidden gem.
A book store I might have mentioned a few times on this blog already would be Westerhof in Zwolle. They have two book stores there, and it is a book store I enjoy visiting. I know some of the staff though of course they always work at the other store that is not in the… Continue reading Westerhof Young Adult Night: Meet and Greet with a Workshop
Labyrinth Lost is a book that has been making the rounds since its release. And with a cover and synopsis like that I couldn’t help but be drawn to it.
A fantasy book with a dragon on the cover by a Dutch author? And an autistic character? Clearly I needed this. It certainly is a solid start to a series. But it remains very straightforward and uncomplicated. I needed more depth.