Review: Days of Blood and Starligh by Laini Taylor

Posted August 22, 2014 by Katrina @ Bookish Things in Book Review / 0 Comments

Review: Days of Blood and Starligh by Laini TaylorDays of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor
Series: Daughter of Smoke and Bone
Published by Little Brown Books for Young Readers on November 6, 2012
Genres: Legends, Myths, Fables, Magic, Paranormal, Romance, Young Adult
Length: 15 Hours and 21 minutes
Format: Audiobook
Source: Own
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Also in this series: Daughter of Smoke and Bone
Also by this author: Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Dreams of Gods and Monsters

Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love and dared to imagine a world free of bloodshed and war.

This is not that world.

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.

While Karou and her allies build a monstrous army in a land of dust and starlight, Akiva wages a different sort of battle: a battle for redemption. For hope.

But can any hope be salvaged from the ashes of their broken dream?

bookreviewIt took me a while to get through this book.  Not because it didn’t keep my attention, but because the narrator has such a soothing voice, and it made me sleepy. lol  I love these books so hard!


I’ve missed Karou and Akiva.  I lov ethe way their actions intertwine even if they don’t know it.  I also missed Zuzana and Mik.  They crack me up.  I love the banter between both of them.  We are introduced to so many new characters.  It is sometimes hard to keep up with them.

I like that we get a look into other parts of their world.  There are also a few new characters that I loathe!!! It’s really hard to like some of them or feel any kind of sympathy.

Sorry this is so short but I don’t want to give a ton away, and the character names are hard to spell without seeing them. 😉

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Katrina @ Bookish Things

About Katrina @ Bookish Things

I'm a mom of two and love to read, listen to music, and rock out at concerts. Sometimes you can find me reading, or writing, in between sets at concerts. I read many genres, and have a TBR mountain.

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