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Nocturna by Maya Motayne
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did not like it
bookshelves: fantasy, young-adult-fiction, dnf

DNF at page 154

I could tell that this was going to be like my experience with A Darker Shade of Magic. Good premise, especially interesting since it's a Spanish inspired world. Bland characters that did nothing but annoy me. A plot that felt all over the place. Weird pacing where action was happening but I was bored. Forced romance on the horizon. Things happening that I was supposed to care about but couldn't be bothered with. Evil magic that was being released.

I put it down as soon as I realized it was going to be another Schwab book (without it being by Schwab). I read that whole damn series by her. I don't need to read another.
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Reading Progress

April 12, 2019 – Shelved
April 12, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
April 12, 2019 – Shelved as: fantasy
April 12, 2019 – Shelved as: young-adult-fiction
July 16, 2019 – Started Reading
July 17, 2019 –
page 104
21.67% "So far this is fine, but I'm a bit worried it'll end up like A Darker Shade of Magic for me. Good premise, annoying characters, and bad pacing."
July 17, 2019 –
page 154
32.08% "Yeah, the comparison to ADSOM is apt. And not in a good way for me."
July 17, 2019 – Shelved as: dnf
July 17, 2019 – Finished Reading

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TL Better luck with your next read *hugs*


Caidyn (he/him/his) Eh, I'm not broken up over this one.


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