Manga Review: The Water Dragon’s Bride V 3 by Rei Toma @shojobeat

May Contain Spoilers

Subaru and Asahi are all grown up! Subaru’s village has become prosperous since Asahi became the water priestess, and other villages view their growth with envy. Believing that Asahi is blessed by the water dragon god, she’s kidnapped by another village hoping to improve their fortunes. Will Asahi be more than a pawn in the struggle between the two villages?

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Manga Review: The Water Dragon’s Bride V 2 by Rei Toma @shojobeat


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Asahi is terribly ill after Subaru’s mother burned her in a ritual. The water dragon god heals her, making Subaru realize how insignificant he is, when compared to the powers of the god. He’s fearful that the water dragon will take her from him, and he knows that she will always be the bride of the god.

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Manga Review: The Water Dragon’s Bride V 1 by Rei Toma

May Contain Spoilers

I’m not sure why I checked this particular book out of the library. The cover isn’t  all that appealing to me because Asahi looks so young, scared, and helpless standing in front of the water dragon god. I’m glad I did, though, because I loved the art, with its clean lines and dramatic expressions. The story was engaging, and I’m looking forward to the next volume.

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Review: The Fisher of Bones by Sarah Gailey


May Contain Spoilers

I’m still not sure how I feel about The Fisher of Bones. All I know is that Sarah Gailey is one heck of a writer. I felt the same way after finishing River of Teeth. I mean, what the heck is this? Feral hippos?? The Fisher of Bones, sadly, is missing the feral hippos, but it does have weird bits of bones and Gods Whispers to harry the protagonist instead.

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Review: Lure of the Dragon by Anna Lowe

May Contain Spoilers

I have been struggling to finish a book recently. This happens every few months; I begin to feel overwhelmed by Real Life, and I’d rather mindlessly play Crafty Candy than try to concentrate on something to read. When this happens, I usually shift gears to shorter romance, and since I’m in the mood for shifters, I grabbed Lure of the Dragon when it popped up on KU. The promise of balmy island breezes, sandy beaches, and dragons had me hooked.

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Review: Arrow’s Flight by Mercedes Lackey

I hope everyone in the States had a wonderful 4th of July.  I spent the long weekend reading, sampling various restaurants in the area, playing with ponies, chasing Pokémon, and relaxing. The weather was beautiful all weekend long. I hope your weekend was as enjoyable.

May Contain Spoilers

I thought this was very slow, and compared to the first book, there wasn’t enough action to hold my interest.  Since Dirk is being set up as Talia’s love interest, I thought all of the time spent building Kris up as her buddy with benefits pointless (he’s not my favorite Herald, anyway).  I liked the pairing of Skif and Talia better if the relationship wasn’t going beyond friends. Dirk was in this installment for only a couple of pages, and since I like him better than Kris, I was disappointed with his absence.

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