Lynn Viehl

Book ReviewThe Clockwork Wolf

Reviewer's Rating: 
3
Don't you hate a fence sitter, and yet, this is where this book falls, not bad but not great.
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Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster Inc, 2014

SPOILER ALERT: IN THIS REVIEW I UNABASHEDLY GIVE UP SOME OF THE GOODS...
Call me crazy but second books in series often feel waftish to me. After a first good book takes off like a cannon's BOOM! a second installment can feel like the wafting smoke from that cannon ball and not quite as satisfying or as impressive. The Clockwork Wolf was sadly waftish for me.

Book ReviewDisenchanted & Co

Reviewer's Rating: 
4
I truly enjoyed this book...and yet, it failed to rock my world because (see explanation in review).
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Publisher: 
Gallery Books, 2014

This book was recommended by author Gail Carriger whom I absolutely love as a writer. I am still learning all the different nuances of steampunk and can now add this series to my list. What I liked about this book was how the relationship between Kit and Lucien (the aforementioned deathmage) stayed with me and how I wanted to read more about them and/or any adventures they have together. Full points to Lynn on writing a feisty but...