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"Everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self doubt." - Sylvia Plath

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Jennifer L. Armentrout
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Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone)

Daughter of Smoke & Bone - Laini Taylor First of all, I really enjoyed this book. I kind of went out on a limb when I purchased this, because the book cover threw me off and the book description wasn't a very good summary of the story. This was a good thing though, because I had zero expectations and I was pleasantly surprised. I'm very happy that I grabbed this book off the shelf.

However, for at least the first 100 pages of the book all I kept saying to my roommate and boyfriend was different variations of "this is weird" and "what the hell am I reading?" This book is weird, though, and I think that's why I enjoyed it so much. It threw me through a loop, and by the second half of the book i could NOT put it down. I just needed to find out the big secrets of Karou, Madrigal, Akiva and Brimstone. I was entranced by this story. It completely took over my brain. It was great.

If you are intrigued by the angel and devil phenomenon, and love a good suspense story, stop what you're doing and read this. It was a really, really fun and original read! I can't wait for the second book to come out!

UPDATE -- Reread in January 2013 to prepare for the sequel. Still a great read and so complex that I forgot many things that happened.

UPDATE #2 -- Reread again in April 2014 and HOW DID I EVER GIVE THIS BOOK 4 STARS?! This book is amazing and deserves a million stars. And the writing is so gorgeous.