I listened to 'Shadow and Bone' during a long drive, and I was happy with my purchase. This fantasy novel was an enjoyable listen, and I will probabl..Show More »y also get the sequel. Lauren Fortgang did an excellent job with the narration, and this story has appeal from teenagers to adults. A very likeable protagonist, and pretty good supporting characters... The ending is somewhat of a cliff-hanger, and the plot had me guessing at times.
Although I definitely recommend this book, I felt that it borrowed a lot from an earlier (and superior) novel entitled "Daughter of Smoke and Bone". Still, this is fantasy fun so my critique is fairly minor. Shadow and Bone is well worth a listen - if you enjoy this genre.
There is no "middle book syndrome" here. This one was amazing! I loved the new characters, the action and all the plot twists and turns along the wa..Show More »y. I don't want to give away any spoilers here, so I will just simply say this sequel was awesome! The narration was brilliant as well. This is a must listen and totally worth the credit. Just be sure to read Shadow and Bone first (you won't be disappointed)