Loved Tamora Pierce growing up, her Tortall books had everything that I needed–strong female characters, magic, adventure, and romance.
So you better believe when Tamora Pierce blurbs a book and says “Thrilling–heartrending–enchanting–absolutely un-put-down-able!” then I’m all over it.
Happily reading The Queen of Blood.
There is too much banter in a lot of young adult fiction. I blame Joss Whedon. Brennan has to be a Buffy fan, you can tell it with the pointless jokes during crises, conversations that go nowhere and a group of friends who might as well be the Scooby gang.
I liked Buffy, but so many people are trying to write this way that some are bound to fail.
So. Much. Banter.
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