I liked the story it was very 30 Days of Nightish, but the constant change of perspective gave me mental wipe lash. If you like the series it is a must read, or if you are in the mood for a PG survival horror it will do as well.
filler novel, nothing progresses plot until the last few chapters. focus is entirely on secondary characters. author seems to have lost his direction. each installment is weakening the story.
I like the story and it is turning into a good series. The characters are unique and different and the authors take on " the Bad guy " is pretty cool. I am getting close to quitting the series. I can't stand the character of Cithrin. She seems to get everything without any loss on her part. It is frustrating. I fell like you know nothing permanently bad will ever happen, makes for a boring irritating character/story. Other than that the other characters keep me going.
I really enjoyed this book. I liked how he added 3 new points of view into the story. My only main complaint is how a certain characters all of sudden because way to powerful and awesome at fighting with Bow and Sword and is better at strategy than trained and experienced warriors. But all in all a good book.
I loved this book. Awesome all around though if I had to make one complaint it would be through the book they show and talk about how strong Franks is but his amazing stregnth gets ignored whenever the author feels like. It seems like Franks should be able to rip the jaw/head off a person or werewolf. That said great book.
This 2nd book in the Stormlight Archive delivers delivers a radiant read. If you enjoyed The first book than you will love and enjoy this book. The Book has a slight pacing problem as Sanderson packs a lot into to this book, but by the end you wish there where 1000 more chapters. All in all buy it you wont be sorry.
If you liked the other Iron Druid books then you should like this one. I loved the previous books but find myself falling out of love with this series. Characters like Granuaile where OK at first but now seem to be way to powerful and bad ass for their comparative age. And nobody important ever dies in the series. I mean the author does an OK job of explaining how the druids can fight these powerful gods and live but eh. I used to joke that is was like a Scooby-Doo or if the Dresden Files was Heroine then the Iron Druid series is Methadone and now it kinda is. I am just gonna make my daughter listen to them and if she likes them I might get the next book for her. Overall still a good read if you want a modern style fantasy with a few laughs thrown in just don't expect to be blown away.
( P.S. A 9 hour book? Come on if Oberon where real he could write longer novels)
One of the very few books I could not finish. The very unrealistic characters ( yes I know this is fiction) and very annoying characters ruined this book. The Narrator does a very nice job and makes you want to keep going on this unpleasant ride. The overall story is entertaining and had me thinking about the book even when not active listening to it. What ruined this book was the Characters like The lady Juniper. So very irritating and nauseating was this character that I took my headphone off and started a new Book. A Wiccan folk singer who speaks in a fake Irish accent is bad enough, but just her constant merry met and goddess this ugh. Any other character with that much religious enthusiasm would be looked at as a Zealot wacko and not some Heroine goddess. I would have liked to see how it all ended up but I doubt anybody who needed to die would die. It seems S.M. Stirling uses the Star Trek Red shirt method of killing characters. This is not Lovecraft but be warned read at the risk of your own Sanity.
vague story telling that did not develop a good plot....
could have been a stronger story
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