The Paper Magician
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Historical Fiction
Series: The Paper Magician Trilogy (#1)
Rental book As my second Kindle (monthly Prime rental) book, I thought I’d go for a “top” book in my genre. An Amazon imprint publishes it, so I wasn’t sure what to expect. It’s not a long book, but it felt much longer than it should’ve. It’s set back a hundred or two hundred years ago in London whe...
This novel was an entertaining way of spending a day locked indoors (it was so hot earlier this afternoon you couldn't breathe outside). Ceony Twill, despite graduating top of her class at her magicians' academy, isn't allowed to pick her discipline of magic. She longs to work magic with metal, b...
I'd heard some bad things about these books through the bookish grapevine and decided to pass, but then Audible was having a sale and I needed distraction. Things happened. Story: Through the first half of the book it was hanging onto four stars with its sheer cuteness. The heroine is snarky and...
This book had an interesting premise, but suffered from the problem of too much telling, not enough showing. It also had a lot of distracting abbreviations, where I felt it would have been better if it had been spelled out. Ceony seemed to doubt herself quite a bit, and there wasn't enough interacti...
Ugh. I don't know what to rate this. It has such a fun premise, and a great start, but then about a third of the way in the pacing not only derailed, it went off the bridge and sank to the bottom of the bay. I kid you not, one third (⅓!) of this book is an extended and entirely pointless flashback ...