Big drops from Sarah J. Maas and Jennifer Armentrout this month!
No one is talking about the way this novel is carried by its villain. Armentrout's tendency towards repetition is the Achilles heel of the fourth installment of the From Blood and Ash series, taking away from the magic of a fully built-up fantasy world nearing its climax. A contentious scene didn't seem all that important.
So much of fun writing is just getting rid of shame. That’s what Armentrout does with this series—making liberal use of vampires, werewolves, sex, allies to enemies to lovers, gods, mates, and more create a potent, fun, guilty-pleasure mix. The writing itself is not good. The pacing can get bogged down in over-indulgent, tedious internal … Continue reading From Blood and Ash | Series Review