Can’t wait for the next book!

January 9, 2013

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This review is from: Duck Blood Soup (The Caldarium War) (Kindle Edition)

I’m just going to get right into my pros and cons…

Pros:
1. Hard to put down. I just wanted to keep reading and find out what was going to happen next.
2. There are characters to love and hate. Some of my personal favorites are Jeunelux, Dramian, Vilmish, and Groenendael. I can’t wait to keep reading their story lines.
3. Wizards…I love books (and movies) about wizards. I think most of us have fantasized about being a wizard at one point in our lives.
4. Fast read. As much as I would love to have 24 hours a day to read, I don’t, I have about an hour or 2 tops right before bed.
5. Did add new types of character species that I haven’t encountered in reading before. Fun for the imagination.

Cons:
1. Character names (at first). It took me a few chapters to get used to the names of the characters. I found myself stumbling over some of them, which would obviously interfere with the flow of reading. After about the 3rd chapter, the names started sinking in and eventually starting rolling off my tongue.
2. Book length. I realize this contradicts my pro of a fast read, but I feel like the book could stood to have been a little longer, continue the story lines a bit before tackling the next book. I don’t want to get into details with spoilers. Where do you stop with the stories, I don’t know, maybe it’s just me wanting to read more!

I recommend giving this book a chance. It’s a very entertaining read with lots of action and character interaction. The authors did a great job of jumping from location to location and tying everything and everyone together. Can’t wait for the next book!

 

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