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Debbie's Spurts

Just an avid reader. Mostly SF/Fantasy, some hobbies, paranormal, urban fantasy and lighter, fluffier things.

 

Currently reading

Illuminae
Jay Kristoff, Amie Kaufman
Sins of Empire
Brian McClellan
Heart of Venom
Jennifer Estep
Progress: 100 %
Magic in the Shadows
Devon Monk
Progress: 100 %
Star Witch
Helen Harper
Progress: 100 %
Spirit Witch
Helen Harper
Progress: 100 %
Reclamation
Sarah Zettel
Artificial Condition
Martha Wells
The Vampire's Mail Order Bride
Kristen Painter
Progress: 100 %
Honor Among Thieves
Ann Aguirre, Rachel Caine
Progress: 100 %

Favorite Book Quotes


"Never interrupt your enemy while he is making a mistake"— Lois McMaster Bujold

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reading progress: 25%.

Red Queen - Victoria Aveyard

Okay, okay, okay.  I get it already.  

 

Broad, extreme strokes hammering in the differences between the Silvers and the Reds and their lifestyles.  No complexity, no cruel Reds and no compassionate Silvers—both are clearly outright racist.

 

Not how I like my worldbuilding, characters or story.  

 

But, this is one of those series you keep hearing about.  Fear-of-missing-out means I will slog through this first book (luckily a library borrow) to give it a chance.

 

Dreading possibly heading into love triangle territory.


Portions feel eel like they would work much better in a graphic novel. I can almost see the panels. *boing* *kapow* random appearance of a Silver who instantly clones a few dozen selves. *crackle* up pops a highlighted Silver princess for everyone to examine *poof* she's gone because here's the next panel with another highlighted ...