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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
Voices of Dragons - Carrie Vaughn I picked this book up because I enjoy the author’s adult urban fantasy series, the Kitty Norville books. This was a huge disappointment. It felt way too long for what it was. Another reviewer said that it was a short story idea that was undeservedly turned into a novel, and I wholeheartedly agree. It ended just when things were getting interesting too. This is one of those books where, if I were critiquing it, I might have gently taken the author aside and asked whether this might not be one of those circumstances where the story that was actually meant to be told was the sequel, and not this book at all, which was all just set-up for the really interesting book.(Also posted to my blog, http://www.elenagleason.com)