Tales of Verania #3
Destiny, Fuck Yeah! #2
Dreamspinner Press | November 20, 2017
What the hell?! I don’t even… Okay TJ, I’m not cursing you. I still love you -in that healthy author/fan kind of way, obviously. I am pretty flabbergasted though. I am hanging on a precipice. What an awful place to cut off The Consumption of Magic, TJ. And, how do I even review this??
The Consumption of Magic definitely has middle of the series syndrome. To talk about this book would be to give away spoilers. I feel like I say that a lot, but it’s true. When you review a first book you can talk about the personalities and about their relationships. You can review the book without talking about the plot or secrets. See, I’ve already reviewed The Lightning Struck Heart and Destiny of Dragons. I’ve already broken down the story in that way. If I were to do it again I would just be repeating myself.
The relationships have grown, they have altered and changed. Sam isn’t the same person he was in LSH, except for the sass. Sam and group are all full of sass, and that’s never going to change. Gary and Kevin are still Gary and Kevin. Tiggy still smashes and loves everyone’s face, like we all love his face. Knight Delicious Face is still adorably douchebaggy, posing all the time. I love them all so much, and I love them more with each book.
This entire series is a fantasy series like nothing you’ve ever read before. It’s got an epic awesome world, characters you adore, and the most hilarious dialogue and scenes. Maybe I struggled a bit with the first book, but most loved it, and I definitely think the next two were even better! (For me it was hard to balance comedy with Fantasy, but I’m completely sold now.) It’s, as TJ says, a comedy first, and if a comedy that’s also a fantasy interests you, please stop putting it off and go pick up Lightning Struck Heart.
HaveHeart 4eva, b*tches!
Thank you to Dreamspinner Press for providing a free ARC in exchange for an honest review.