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This is a standout addition to the very crowded canon of Beauty and the Beast retellings, and is enjoyable even if you've read many of the other options. The setting and characters make this memorable, especially Yeva, the no-nonsense huntress who's ...more
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I liked this significantly more than the first book, but it's still burdened with the problems of its predecessor. The journal and the cant are both writing devices that I could do without, and in this book Beka's "fatal flaw" (shyness) is only hasti ...more
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I wish this had been written as a third-person novel rather than as a journal - I have many logistical and stylistic issues with journals as a medium. I suppose I'm willing to accept that Beka is coming back after a night of grueling exercise and wri ...more
Emily is 28% done with Terrier: Beka's writing style is so stilted! I really don't like journals, but I do like the plot.
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Terrier (Beka Cooper, #1)
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