This ended up being another relatively good month of reading for us, though we’ve both fallen behind on writing reviews. Hopefully we’ll get back into that this month!
If you’ve seen the show, you won’t be able to help hearing the characters’ voices as you read, and the tone and style of every scene rings true.
“You’re here, supposedly, in a new land full of opportunity, but somehow have gotten trapped in a pretend version of the old country.” ~ Charles Yu
“Many of you probably know about that Scar on Steelheart’s cheek. Well, as far as I can determine, I’m the only living person who knows how he got it.” -Brandon Sanderson
Once again, I have to praise the richness of the illustration style. I feel like each panel was intricately detailed and really helped to transport me into the world.
“How about a group elbow bump?” suggested Mimi. “Handshakes are really unhygienic.” “No,” Brynne and Aru said at the same time. ~ Roshani Chokshi
"She sees how she, Agnes, must remain calm, steady, must make herself bigger in a way, to keep the house on an even keel, not to allow it to be taken over by this darkness, to square up to it, to shield Susanna from it, to seal off her own cracks, not to let it in.” ~ Maggie O’Farrell