Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Must read-"daughter of smoke & bone" and sequel

I just finished Laini Taylor's second book, "Days of Blood & Starlight". Go read it.It's the sequel to "Daughter of Smoke & Bone", which is excellent and very unique. GO READ THEM!

What is the series about? Angels, chimera, life, death, humans...

Here is the Goodreads bit about "Daughter of Smoke  &Bon". "Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky.

In a dark and dusty shop, a devil's supply of human teeth grown dangerously low. 

And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be caught up in a brutal otherwordly war.

Meet Karou. She fills her sketchbooks with monsters that may or may not be real; she's prone to disappearing on mysterious "errands"; she speaks many languages--not all of them human; and her bright blue hair actually grows out of her head that color. Who is she? That is the question that haunts her, and she's about to find out.

When one of the strangers--beautiful, haunted Akiva--fixes his fire-colored eyes on her in an alley in Marrakesh, the result is blood and starlight, secrets unveiled, and a star-crossed love whose roots drink deep of a violent past. But will Karou live to regret learning the truth about herself?"

Here are the Goodreads links for these titles:
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8490112-daughter-of-smoke-bone?ac=1
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12812550-days-of-blood-starlight

The 3rd one comes out in 2014.

I'm serious, read these.

Here is the author's blog-http://www.lainitaylor.com/


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