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Rabid Reading

Book reviewer at The Demon Librarian. Evil Queen. Hater of slugs, clowns & the color pink. Pandora addict. Reading, always reading. 


Favorite book genres: UF, PNR, Dystopian, YA/NA/Contemporary Romance, Fantasy, Sci-Fi Romance, and anything written by Karina Halle.

The Name of the Star (Shades of London #1) - Maureen Johnson 2.5 - 3 stars. An interesting read, particularly the Jack the Ripper murder/mystery bits, but alas, "Name of the Star" wasn't nearly as gripping or suspenseful as I'd hoped it would be. Maybe that's because the first 80-90% of it felt like a long prologue or introduction to a bigger & better story. I wasn't bored, per se; I just wasn't fully engaged until the last few chapters. The sequel to "Star" releases in 2013. I'm curious enough to add it to my TBR pile. Hopefully it will pack a bigger punch than its predecessor.