I often feel overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of new books that I still want to read—so many stories, so little time—and understand that this is an ambition that rereading can only delay.
This season tries to cover too much ground and misplaces its focus in the process.
One of the most fascinating aspects of this season is the costume design. The ‘keftas’ are not only beautiful but enlightening as the embroidery is based on which magical order the character is in. Jesper’s stylish coats and hats, Inej’s hooded tunic in dark shades and the Darkling’s elegant cloak are all well-designed