Hemning Sternberg (moonshadow) wrote,
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Land of the Burning Sands by Rachel Neumeier

Title: Land of the Burning Sands
Author: Rachel Neumeier
Series: Griffin Mage book 2
Genre: Fantasy with talking animals.
Setting: The edge of civilization and the desert.
Reason for Reading: My metamour got me into this series.
Finished In: Days
Pages: 441, plus an excerpt from book three
Copyright Date: 2010
Cover: A wing, a sand dune, some curlicues.
First line: "Gereint Enseichen sat on a narrow pallet in the lowest cellar of the Anteirden townhouse, waiting."
Best part: This book was both compelling and quite different from the previous installment.
Worst part: It was oddly jarring (though perhaps that was the intent?) to see the story from the perspective of another side.
Imaginary Theme Song: Taqasim.
Grade: B+
Recommended for: Fans of the series.
Related Reads: Lord of the Changing Winds by the same author.
Tags: books 2011, fiction
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