[A] stunning, sensory feast of a novel . . . the story's plotting, emotional charge and sheer sensuality sweep the reader along with ever rising intensity.
A complex and layered world of battling gods and humans . . . Gorgeously written in language simultaneously dark, lush, and enchanting, the book will leave readers eager for the next.
Laini Taylor set my imagination on fire so hard that it spontaneously combusted . . . This is the kind of story that paves dreams.
The love between Lazlo and Sarai . . . is touching and well-drawn. You share Lazlo's dreams of the of the beautiful world from his stories, and Sarai's understanding of (and horror of) their actions, and genuinely hope for the pair of them.
5*s: This whimsical and diverse tale reads like a dream. One for you, your best friend, and any lover of myths and monsters you know.
Prepare to be enchanted.
In a magical world of warring gods and humans, an orphaned librarian hunts for a long-lost community
Lovers of intricate worldbuilding and feverish romance will find this enthralling.
The story's unexpected twists and revelations leave the reader enthralled, enchanted, and entirely entranced.
Pulls you into its dreaming world and makes it hard to leave.
Part adventure novel, part romance and part exercise in epic myth-building, it's gorgeously written and full of surprises