Days of blood & starlight / Laini Taylor.
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- ISBN: 9780316133975 (hbk.)
- ISBN: 0316133973 (hbk.)
- Physical Description: 517 p. : map ; 24 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2012.
Sequel to: Daughter of smoke and bone.
"The otherworldly Karou struggles to come to terms with who and what she is, and how far she'll go to avenge her people"-- Provided by publisher.
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- School Library Journal Reviews : SLJ Reviews 2012 December
Gr 9 UpâRebellion foments in secret places in this complex sequel to Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Little, Brown, 2011). The battle between chimaera and seraphim moves from one world to another as estranged, star-crossed lovers Karou and Akiva struggle to stem the rising tide of annihilation embraced by their respective leaders. While Karou attempts to resurrect the chimaera army in a remote Moroccan kasbah, in a parallel world Akiva desperately seeks to atone for his past by warning civilians fleeing the advancing seraphs. Occasionally overwrought language is leavened by humor supplied by Karou's human friends, Zusana and Mik, who arrive at the kasbah and make unlikely places for themselves among the resurrected chimaera. The dream of peace cherished lives ago by Karou and Akiva achieves a shaky foothold when chimaera soldiers and seraph rebels reluctantly unite to battle the greater evil: Jael, the psychopathic new emperor of the angels, who is poised to invade the human world in his search for powerful weapons. Assassinations, betrayals, and revelations drive the plot through decoratively ornate prose that sometimes slows the pace, but deepening characterizations anchor the action, and the emotional and political stakes are higher. Multiple worlds teeter on the edge of apocalypse, unaware that a curious magic is reaching out from past exile to affect the present. The rising tension of the coming battle overtakes the unexceptional unrequited love story to make this a suspenseful, satisfying sequel.âJanice M. Del Negro, GSLIS Dominican University, River Forest, IL[Page 133]. (c) Copyright 2012. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.