Reviews of speculative fiction, YA, middle grade, and graphic novels, along with stray thoughts, links, and pictures.
This book starts with Kitty Steals the Show, the Kitty Norville book published in 2012. Stay with me. Vaughn was doing a signing in a small town in Alabama a few hours drive from here. A friend, who is also a huge fan, had just returned home from her father's funeral and needed . . . something. So we hit the road after work trusting the GPS.
While I hadn't read it, this was the only of her books I had a physical copy of, so of course I took it along. And when I got back, I shelved it somewhere so safe that I forgot I owned it.
I asked twitter recently to pick a number, and a friend picked the number that corresponded to to this on my unread shelf at goodreads.
Enter this wonderful reading experience. I don't like doing plot or world building summaries in reviews, and I won't. But I will say this covers an impressive amount of ground for so few pages. Largely by trusting the reader.
Gosh, there's so much to like here. Starting from the heroine having a job - a thing I love seeing in UF. To the layers of types of storytelling happening. To the "wait, what, that's where this ends?"
I'd love to read something else in this setting.