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Great Story, Narrator Needs Work

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-29-19

I enjoyed this book for the most part. The plot is a nice fantasy with an interesting dynamic between the elements and the people who wield them. The story can be slow at times, and there is almost too many descriptive words in unnecessary places.
My biggest problem was the narrator, which is a shame bc they do a wonderful job during actual dialogue and character voicing. But the stuff in between, the actual narration, is so flat and boring, nearly robotic. They also speak very quickly, and I struggled to keep up in the beginning and form the world that was being described. I had to rewind often.
The main character can also be a little annoying sometimes with the "I'm just a lowly servant, I am nothing" mentality. But her character growth will be nice because of it.
I think the story is worth it to push through though, and I think this series has a lot of potential.

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So Inclusive!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-16-19

This book is perfect for anyone looking for good LGBT representation and diversity in a YA-esque novel. The author does a great job of showing most sides of LGBT and the ups and downs, and the family life of trying to accept who you are in a family that wont. Also the narrator did a beautiful job of putting strong voice and sass that amped up the humor in places and pulled at my heart strings in others. This was my first book reading a non-straight main character and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Great Story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-11-19

I was a little apprehensive about this book but I am happy I took a chance on it. the romance is rushed but not forced, and with the way it is presented, I really didnt notice or care. the story is also a refreshing one as it doesnt cast fairies in a tinkerbell light but it shows their darker natures as well. this is a great and easy to comprehend story for lovers of both adult and YA readers.

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Found myself zoning out

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-10-19

The narrator has a nice voice but also struggled to make different voices for each character, i had trouble realizing who was who.
Also the story dragged in some places and for so long that I zoned out pretty often and would miss a lot of background info or beginning dialogue but the plot also didnt hold my interest as much as it could have.
it has potential, this story is nice for background noise while cleaning or driving.