viernes, 8 de febrero de 2013

My Friday Reads: Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor

Days of Blood and Starlight
Laini Taylor
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
528 p.
November, 2012.
So, whe I read Daugther of Smoke and Bone (first book on this series), I was like wow, It blow out my mind, it was fantastic, I don`t even have words to describe how amazed I was by this book, the story plot, the characters the descriptions everything were perfect, the only problem was that I wanted more, and now we have it, in Days of Blood and Starlight (book 2 in the series). I'm just in the first chapters of this book and I'm totally crazy about it, here ir the blurb.

Art student and monster's apprentice Karou finally has the answers she has always sought. She knows who she is--and what she is. But with this knowledge comes anoher truth she would give anything to undo: She loved the enemy and he betrayed her, and a world suffered for it.
In this stunning sequel to the highly acclaimed Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Karou must decide how far she'll go to avenge her people. Filled with heartbreak and beauty, secrets and impossible choices, Days of Blood & Starlight finds Karou and Akiva on opposing sides as an age-old war stirs back to life.  
While Karou and her allies build a monstrous army in a land of dust and starlight, Akiva wages a different sort of battle: a battle for redemption. For hope. But can any hope be salvaged from the ashes of their broken dream?
About the Author 
  • Born 1971 in Chico, California
  • Navy brat, moved a lot growing up (Hawaii, Italy, Belgium, Virginia, California)
  • speak some French and Italian
  • Have always wanted to be a writer, always
  • Have an older brother, Alex, and a younger sister, Emily
  • Graduated Fountain Valley High School in Orange County CA in 1989
  • Graduated UC Berkeley with a degree in English in 1994
  • Attended the California College of Arts & Crafts for 3 semesters, studying illustration
  • Have worked as a travel book editor (Lonely Planet), a bookseller, a waitress, and an    illustrator/designer
  • Married Jim Di Bartolo in 2001 in Berkeley CA
  • daughter Clementine born in 2009 in Portland OR
  • Books and travel are her favorite indulgences. And dessert. Also,  loves to take pictures.

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