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Night of Cake & Puppets by Laini Taylor
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really liked it
bookshelves: read2019, ya, hoopla, audiobook, sci-fi-fantasy, romance, around-the-world, location-czech

I read Daughter of Smoke and Bone (the trilogy) a couple of years ago and found this novella in hoopla recently, reminding me I never read it. While the original series is absolutely YA fantasy, this is focused on the love story of a puppet maker and a violin boy, Zuzana and Myk, it's all cute and the only warring factions are off the page in texts from Karou.

One small complaint about the audio - Prague is such a central figure in this series. The author knew to have a violin boy who could talk about the fine Czech composer Dvorak. But the audiobook narrator destroyed his last name, pronouncing it Devorack. Sigh. I soothed my soul watching a pronunciation video on YouTube.
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Reading Progress

April 14, 2014 – Shelved
April 14, 2014 – Shelved as: to-read
June 12, 2019 – Started Reading
June 13, 2019 – Finished Reading
June 14, 2019 –
99.0% "Check date of insta revie" (Hardcover Edition)
June 18, 2019 – Shelved as: read2019
June 18, 2019 – Shelved as: ya
June 18, 2019 – Shelved as: hoopla
June 18, 2019 – Shelved as: audiobook
June 18, 2019 – Shelved as: sci-fi-fantasy
June 18, 2019 – Shelved as: romance
June 18, 2019 – Shelved as: around-the-world
June 18, 2019 – Shelved as: location-czech

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