I liked about 50% of this book and really disliked the other 50%. I think it mainly has to due with personal taste, but also how coherehent you can make a futuristic world without becoming incoherent.
It’s basically speculative fiction meets Sherlock Holmes. And it totally works. Oh yeah, and one of the characters is a ship. LOVE IT.
Basically, it was great, but made you really angry about literally everything in the world.
Vengeful is the sequel to Vicious by V E Schwab, following the not so nice characters of Eli Ever and Victor Vale. It was perfectly fine as a novel, but felt a bit disappointing compared to other books that she’s written
The main character is Fatima, a supernatural detective in Cairo at the turn of the century. A man named al-Jahiz had managed to tunnel between worlds, allowing the djinn and all manner of supernatural agents to make their way to earth.
I took this book on holiday as it had sat on my shelf for awhile now, having bought it when I still read a lot of male authors. And this sort of book reminds me why, yet again, why I find some male authors just so friggin’ tiresome
So it’s a book about sheep trying to solve a murder. It’s mostly about sheep talking about grass and stories though.