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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

Etiquette & Espionage

Etiquette & Espionage - Gail Carriger 3.5 stars. I found this book less compelling than Carriger's adult series, and I think it comes down to the fact that while in the Parasol Protectorate books the characters are frequently ridiculous, they still have depth. Here, nearly every character felt like a cardboard cutout that would topple over in a strong breeze. The book has its charms, and I am interested to see where the series goes, but overall this one was a little bit disappointing.