Harrow the Ninth
by Tamsyn Muir ⭐⭐⭐⭐Tagged
This is the second in a series of mega-horror, murder-mystery, sci-fi, fantasy, all-the-genres
You may not guess it based on giving it 4 stars, but it took me a long time to get through this book. Why? Because it’s tough.
Look, I’m not dumb, but this book often made me feel almost-dumb. With a plethora of fringe vocabulary, deep mysteries, strange perspectives, unreliable narrators, and a significant plotline that appears to contradict the whole first book…it was a challenge to wrap my head around.
Here’s the thing though: I like to be challenged in my reading. It’s just that this was a fiction book and therefore a “before bed” read, meaning I often didn’t get far with it before going to sleep.
It takes about 4/5ths of the book before things start to come together, but it’s worth the wait.
I’m looking forward to book 3!
Further reading: Gideon the Ninth
, the first in the series. Also ⭐⭐⭐⭐