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New books in the mail

An embarrassment of riches in the mail 😀 . Particularly loving the cover of Cashore’s Bitterblue (Graceling and Fire also had FTW covers).

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In the mail, the new Cashore

An ARC of Kristin Cashore’s Bitterblue has arrived in the mail.

Same gorgeous style of cover as Graceling and Fire, both books I enjoyed.

Looking forward to getting to this one.

The Graceling Drive-by: Kristin Cashore

I first noticed Kristin Cashore when I was sent Graceling and Fire as review copies. My first thought was ‘Awesome covers’ – which they are, beautiful artwork, lovely layout, excellent ways of catching a reader’s wandering eye. The
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Graceling by Kristin Cashore

Quick follow-up to myearlier mention of Cashore’s novel, Graceling, which is an awesome debut. Characterisation is great, Katsa is a fantastic protagonist, Po is a wonderful leading man, and most of the characters are well-drawn. The setting is well thought out and the descriptions work very nicely. There is some repetition in the text
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Happiness is …

… cracking the spine of a debut novel and being awed.

I’ve had Kristin Cashore’s Graceling sitting on the shelf for months now … and the voice in my head (okay, one of the voices in my head) kept saying ‘Read the book … read the damned book’. This morning I gave in, took it
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