Dreams of Gods and Monsters

(Daughter of Smoke & Bone)

Paperback, 640 pages

English language

Published March 25, 2011 by Little, Brown and Company.


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4 stars (1 review)

From the streets of Rome to the caves of the Kirin and beyond, humans, chimaera, and seraphim will fight, strive, love, and die in an epic theater that transcends good and evil, right and wrong, friend and enemy.

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4 stars

Really enjoyed the series.

The characters were pretty fab. I still didn't "click" with Eliza, but Zuzana and Liraz and Mik and the like (can't forget Ziri... I did like Ziri), absolutely. They were all very cool.

A few things bothered me: all the foreshadowing, rather than just showing; all the "this is what happened, and here's a repeat of the dialogue from an earlier scene"; the "this is what was going on, oh, but the characters didn't know this, by the way"... Yeah. Anyway, that's just according to my personal preferences.

As a busy working mother, I'm struggling to really pull how I felt about the book apart.. but, I'm trying.

The first book in the series was great and really got me feeling things and interested in the characters' fates. By the end of the 3rd book, I cared less... I still wanted to know, but, I don't …