Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Reader by Traci Chee Review

Title: The Reader
Author: Traci Chee
Age Group: Teen/Young Adult
Genre: High Fantasy
Series: Sea of Ink and Gold, book one
Star Rating: 2 out of 5 Stars

I borrowed this book through my local library and reviewed it.

God, this book. I'm so disappointed! When I read the plot and the concept, I was so stoked. The Reader had so much potential--amazing worldbuilding and fascinating characters. I wanted to love it, and for a while, I really did. But the author lost me when it came to the magic and how it worked--I didn't understand it at all. Really, really sad--I had such high hopes for this book, but the magic could use some work. I ended up DNFing at 219 pages. Next on deck: Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake!

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