The Spirit Thief
Publish date: October 1st 2010
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: The Legend of Eli Monpress (#1)
The Spirit Thief was another random pick from the TBR. And it was a nice surprise. The magic systems is an interplay between the magicians and the spirits they bond with and obey them. It was quite original. The ploys were not overly intricate, but that can be nice for a change. It was a very easy r...
This book was seriously entertaining. There were several main characters and all were just as fascinating as the next. I cared for each equally- with the exception of Eli whose pertinent information I not only craved but was unfortunately doled out sparingly. Miranda-the Spiritualist- was strong yet...
I'm not a big fan of this book. It was okay, but never really grabbed me and I found it a struggle to finish reading. I didn't really like any one character more than others and Eli I found way too egotistical for my taste. I'm pretty sure I won't be reading any more of this series. 2-1/2 stars and ...
The Spirit Thief suffers a bit from first book in a series syndrome. While I enjoyed the characters, I didn't learn much about them. While I thought the magic system and world building was original and interesting, we never delve deep enough into it's history and origins. I ended up feeling like I...
I was hoping to really like this one; I enjoyed it, but it was a bit more stereotypically high fantasy than I was expecting and it never really wowed me. I do plan to read the next book or two, to see if the series as a whole delivers on the promise of what it could be.
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