Series: Eon

Book Review: Eona by Alison Goodman

Book Review: Eona by Alison Goodman

After reading Eon for book club and unanimously loving it, we decided to read Eona as well, so hopefully we could gush more and more about this amazing high fantasy duology. Now, while 3.5 oranges is not a BAD rating and Eona is not a BAD book, this was disappointing to me in several ways… unfortunately. It did not live up to the high expectations instilled in me after its predecessor. But let’s start off with the good: the world building is still absolutely incredible. It’s so carefully crafted with the Japanese and Chinese mythological elements. The magic is layered and extremely intriguing to read […]

Posted August 22, 2014 by Debby in Reviews / 2 Comments
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Book Review: Eon by Alison Goodman

Book Review: Eon by Alison Goodman

Eon is a Chinese mythology-inspired fantasy story involving dragons and genderbending, so obviously when I heard about it, it went on my GAH-MUST-HAVE-THIS-NOW list. Due to its length, I needed some extra persuasion to actually read it, but that’s when I can always count on book club. I breezed through and absolutely adored this story. Right off the bat I’ll just say that while this book is a daunting 530 pages, it doesn’t feel like it at all. It reads so easily that you just blaze through the pages and soon are at the ending begging for more. It has a lot to do, I […]

Posted May 23, 2014 by Debby in Reviews / 9 Comments
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