As many of you know, some books are very difficult to review. I definitely struggled with «The Age of Witches» by Louisa Morgan, considering that I finished it at the beginning of May and only sitting down to finally put my thought on paper [well… on screen] on June 10th, almost one month later.
There were many weekends when I thought “This is it! I’m writing this review!” and then not actually doing it because I couldn’t find the right words to describe how I felt about «The Age of Witches».
Oh, man! «The Diviners» was such a roller coaster of emotions!
The beginning of the book wasn’t as exciting as I hoped it would be, which translated into me starting this book twice. For the second time as I passed that first chapter (prologue) about the party and spirit summoning, I met Evie and fell in love with her character. The book just kept getting better and better from there. However, by the end, I was started to feel tired of reading the same story and the last 100 pages took me a couple of days to finish.
Last year, I was lucky enough to read William B. Wolfe new book – «Twain’s Treasure», absolutely loved it and hoped that there will be more installments in this children’s series!
Before and during my teenage years, I used to be obsessed with children’s series, especially something like Nancy Drew. The Phantom Files brought back that nostalgia. So you can imagine my excitement when I spotted book number two on NetGalley, and was once again very lucky to get approved for this ARC.
What do you know about Norse mythology? Greek mythology is very popular among book writers, the most notable example would be the Persy Jackson series, that has a sizable audience (I still haven’t read any book in the series and I am very ashamed to admit it, but I eventually will get there, promise!).
Runes series by Ednah Walters is a YA paranormal tales built in a modern world with connection to Norse mythology. Odin, Freya, Loki, Norns – these were the names I’ve heard before and even knew some myths around or at least what they represented, it was entertaining seeing how it all got connected and developed with our main characters.