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Elena Likes Books

I am an avid reader of YA, fantasy, and romance, a librarian, and a writer of fantasy short fiction.

Currently reading

Cut & Run
Abigail Roux, Madeleine Urban
Where the Sidewalk Ends
Shel Silverstein
The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination: Original Short Fiction for the Modern Evil Genius
John Joseph Adams
The Thousand Names
Django Wexler
The Duchess Hunt
Jennifer Haymore

Throne of Glass

The Assassin and the Princess - Sarah J. Maas I don't know what other people see in this book that I don't, but I'm a couple chapters in and just can't take it anymore. The writing is sloppy (so! many! exclamation! points!), and the main character disgusts me. I'm sorry, you've spent how long slaving in salt mines, but when you're dragged out of them to go to your possible death and/or further torture, all you can think about is how beautiful you used to be and how grimy you are now, and you're spending your time evaluating the relative attractiveness of the men? What?Nope. Can't do it. I was so looking forward to this one too. *sigh*