Ash and Echoes
Publish date: June 22nd 2012
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Pages no: 330
Edition language: English
, High Fantasy
, M M Romance
, M M M
Series: Blessed Epoch (#1)
** This review is word-for-word as that contained within the Blessed Epoch, Vol. 1 review **Book 1: Ashes and EchoesLength: 0-23%POV: Yarrow, Duncan, SashaStar rating: ★★★☆☆Confusingly, I enjoyed this but it wasn't one of those books I read and thought “OMG, I'm in love” like I have with other books...
So this book was super long for no discernible reason. The "love" story isn't really compelling and I skipped a whole lots of pages. I honestly am more intrigued by Yarrow and the thing inhabiting his body, and will continue to read for this alone. Otherwise, it was just meh.
“Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.” ~Lao Tzu From the time he was a young child, Yarroway L. Estrella of 'Ash and Echoes' by Augusta Li has had a special talent for conjuring. Over the years, he's become even more adept, skilled to the point that men fear his abilitie...
DNF. I usually try to make it 50% into a book before quitting, but I just couldn't. Was it the menage? No (I didn't actually get to the menage, but I went into this book knowing that the relationship is M/M/M). Was it the plot? No.What I couldn't tolerate was the characterization. There are three ch...
3.5*Interesting fantasy, full of plots, subplots and murder and mayhem.