I am one of billions. I am stardust gathered fleetingly into form. I will be ungathered. The stardust will go on to be other things someday and I will be free” Days of Blood & Starlight (Daughter of Smoke & Bone book #2) by: Laini Taylor
Initial Thoughts: Immediately after I had finished Daughter of Smoke & Bone, I quickly jumped into reading its sequel Days of Blood & Starlight. The world of angels and chimaera that Laini Taylor created completely took my breath away.
Art student and monster’s apprentice Karou finally has the answers she has always sought. She knows who she is—and what she is. But with this knowledge comes another truth she would give anything to undo: She loved the enemy and he betrayed her, and a world suffered for it.
In this stunning sequel to the highly acclaimed Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Karou must decide how far she’ll go to avenge her people. Filled with heartbreak and beauty, secrets and impossible choices, Days of Blood & Starlight finds Karou and Akiva on opposing sides as an age-old war stirs back to life” – Goodreads
As I am writing about the sequel to Daughter of Smoke & Bone, if you haven’t read the first book, please do not read this review. This review will contain many spoilers for those who haven’t read the first book Continue reading