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Keisha has commented on (3) products.

Grave Peril: Book :Dresden Files #3 by Jim Butcher
Grave Peril: Book :Dresden Files #3

Keisha, January 11, 2011

I LOVED the first two Dresden books, but despite the great detail given in this book I have to say it was easily my least favorite so far. In this book, Butcher gets much more in-depth into the magic world he has created. The Vampire Court, the evil Nevernever, and the power of ghosts are all central to Harry’s work as Chicago’s only for-hire wizard. This time Harry faces something bigger and badder than anything before. It has a great premise, but while building tension and setting up the storyline for future books I felt that Butcher forgot to actually write this book's plot! Yet despite all this, Grave Peril is worth reading for all the detail that was missing from the first two books and because of how perfectly it sets up the following books.

You can read my full review on my blog, Kinda Silly Books, here: http://bit.ly/gG1dtd
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The Way of Shadows (Night Angel Trilogy) by Brent Weeks
The Way of Shadows (Night Angel Trilogy)

Keisha, January 11, 2011

In the past I’ve had issues with books that have children as main characters. They are usually written as mini-adults or innocent victims, many times without the emotional depth and development of adult characters. But I absolutely loved Azoth! There were many complicated moral dilemmas addressed in this book, and it was refreshing to read a new author who tackled these in unpredictable ways. The only reason I can't give this book five stars is a few stylistic issues, mainly that the basic country and society it takes place in was never well explained. But this is the first book of 3, so I'm hoping they only get better from here.

You can read my full review on my blog, Kinda Silly Books, here: http://bit.ly/dZ93MB
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Picture Perfect by Jodi Picoult
Picture Perfect

Keisha, January 11, 2011

Picture Perfect, by Jodi Picoult, was a hauntingly beautiful book. The only other book I had read by Picoult was My Sister’s Keeper, which was good but not great. The premise of the book is a failed marriage and a woman’s struggle to find out who she is, so I was willing to give the author another try because it sounded so interesting. I cried many times during this book, and a happy fairytale ending is not guaranteed. Yet the raw emotions Picoult explored in this book make it impossible to put down and simply walk away from the characters. I loved this book because of its ability to elicit strong emotional responses from readers and its memorable main character.

You can read my full review on my blog, Kinda Silly Books, here: http://bit.ly/gWiNr2
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