Muse of Nightmares

Muse of Nightmares

eBook - 2018 | First edition
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-- New York Times -- everyone else As humans and godspawn reel in the aftermath of the citadel's near fall, a new foe shatters their fragile hopes, and the mysteries of the Mesarthim are resurrected: Where did the gods come from, and why? What was done with thousands of children born in the citadel nursery? And most important of all, as forgotten doors are opened and new worlds revealed: Must heroes always slay monsters, or is it possible to saveLove and hate, revenge and redemption, destruction and salvation all clash in this gorgeous sequel to the New York Times bestseller, Strange the Dreamer.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2018
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316341721
031634172X
9780316341707
0316341703
Branch Call Number: OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (325 p.)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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jac523
Apr 11, 2019

An absolutely stunning follow-up to Strange the Dreamer. If you get a chance to listen to the audio version narrated by Steve West, it is not to be missed.

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happycanuck
Mar 18, 2019

Great and unusual story. The author has quite an imagination. It does become a little complicated to keep track of everyone and their gifts as the book progresses but overall it is a very worthwhile read with a satisfying ending. Am looking forward to the next installation.

OPL_BreanneS Dec 14, 2018

The mysteries of Weep are finally revealed in this epic and sweetly satisfying conclusion to the Strange the Dreamer duology, delighting readers with a lushly detailed fantasy world, well-rounded characters, imaginative alternate mythologies, and beautiful prose.

kirstd31 Nov 13, 2018

The book was interesting, but not has good as the first.

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shayshortt
Oct 31, 2018

To break the deadlock between the original characters, Taylor relies on the strategy of introducing a new, more formidable villain who poses a common problem for the residents of the citadel. Given the godlike powers already possessed by Sarai and her sisters, this is naturally a bit over the top, an almost literal deus ex machina, if you will. Taylor ratchets up the tension in a conflict where the stakes were already impossibly high, and in doing so flattens some of the emotional impact of her tale. Muse of Nightmares provides revelations and closure, but doesn’t quite manage to recapture the magic of Strange the Dreamer.

Full review: https://shayshortt.com/2018/10/23/muse-of-nightmares/

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