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Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron
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bookshelves: audiobooks, try-again-later, dnf, black-sheep

DNF @ 191 pages / 6 hours of audio

I tried to pick this one up last December and wasn't feeling it, so this time I went with the audiobook. The narrator (Robin Miles) is FANTASTIC and reminded me of Bahni Turpin's narrating in Children of Blood and Bone. Sadly, that was the only thing I enjoyed about this book.

The pacing is SO. SLOW. Basically nothing happens for the first hundred and fifty pages. The world is rich, and I liked the culture; but I was bored out of my mind and I didn't care at all about the story or the characters. After my second attempt, I have to concede to the fact that this is just not a me book :(
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Reading Progress

July 5, 2019 – Shelved
July 5, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
December 1, 2019 –
page 0
0.0% "Trying to start yet ANOTHER book...having some serious book ADD this week, I think I might be in a slump again 😩"
December 1, 2019 –
page 25
5.04% "I’m apparently not in the mood for this either. I think I’m gonna try the audio of this one later"
December 1, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
December 1, 2019 – Shelved as: audiobooks
December 1, 2019 – Shelved as: try-again-later
January 25, 2020 – Started Reading
January 25, 2020 –
10.0% "Trying again on audio - the narrator is fantastic!"
January 29, 2020 –
page 147
29.64% "This is SO SLOW"
February 1, 2020 –
page 191
38.51% "I think I've given this more than enough of a chance and it's time to let go :("
February 1, 2020 – Shelved as: dnf
February 1, 2020 – Shelved as: black-sheep
February 1, 2020 – Finished Reading

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