“. . . absorbing and detailed, different from anything else out there . . .”
“. . . an addicting read. . . . N. K. Jemisin knows exactly what she’s doing as a fantasy writer.”
“Laini Taylor writes with a lush use of words. They’re lyrical and sweeping. The characterizations are layered and full-bodied.
“. . . a great read . . . a quickly paced thriller with elegant writing and fully drawn characters.”
Language is magic. It allows us to communicate the intangible as well as the concrete; to relate history, invent story, and blend both into the sometimes maddening mix called legend.