Page by Taora Pierce

I’m not sure what it is about Tamora Pierce’s writing that grabs and won’t let go.  Sometimes I think “oh this character is too perfect” but it isn’t just her characters, but the world she has created. I always want to linger in it. I haven’t felt like this since I first read the Darkover books.  Her secondary characters are rich and full of life. Pierce is also an expert at not letting her characters know more than tI’m not sure what it is about Tamora Pierce’s writing that grabs and won’t let go.  Sometimes I think “oh this character is too perfect” but it isn’t just her characters, but the world she has created. I always want to linger in it. I haven’t felt like this since I first read the Darkover books.  Her secondary characters are rich and full of life. Pierce is also an expert at not letting her characters know more than they should at a given point in the story.

If you like books with strong female characters, fantasy and lots of animals that even have distinct personalities, you’ll enjoy curling up with this on a chilly evening.

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