Series: Graceling Realm

Book View: Bitterblue

Book View: Bitterblue

Reviews: Graceling / Fire   * Review and Summary may contain spoilers from the previous books of the series. Read at your own risk *   Short and Sweet:   It seems like years and years have past while I have been awaiting the release of this book. Oh, wait… it was. And was the wait worth it? Abso-freakin-lutely.   Bitterblue was exactly what I wanted it to be. Bitterblue, now a Queen in her own right, is trying desperately to piece together her Kingdom. Lies, betrayal, and secrets haunt Monsea. Queen Bitterblue's legacy is tarnished with the memories of […]

Posted May 17, 2012
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Book View: Fire

Book View: Fire

Short & Sweet: Fire, the prequel to Graceling, is like night to Graceling's day. The beautiful world that Ms. Cashore created in Graceling is still there, but in a different capacity. Instead of Gracelings, the reader is introduced to monsters. And compared to the easy of understanding the Graceling concept, for some reason, the monsters just confused me. Despite this issue, I must admit that the story and characters more than made up for any missteps. Final Verdict: Fire, like its predecessor, is a beautiful novel. And although I did not feel the overall same connection with Fire as I […]

Posted September 14, 2010
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Book View: Graceling

Book View: Graceling

Short & Sweet: Graceling completely blew me away. The characters, the world, the plot… all of it was pure magic. Ms. Cashore and her world are unique in a way that surprised me. It was full-bodied and complex, but not difficult to understand or follow. Readers are presented with an elaborate tale that is easy to get swept away in. And that is only part of what makes Graceling so unforgettable. Final Verdict: Graceling is an astounding read. One that I wish I had not put off for so long. It is a breathtaking world filled with fantastic characters, romance, […]

Posted September 13, 2010
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