New Book! – Eli Monpres
Being the only member of WNC that knows how to read, I go through books fairly quickly. Recently, I was at the new library downtown and saw The Legend of Eli Monpress on the shelf and quickly grabbed it. I had seen this title before, but being the tightwad that I am, had held off on purchasing it. Well, I got it home and started reading and realized what I was missing. I immediately went to Amazon and downloaded the whole series. Legend is an omnibus of the first three books in the series and I am a little over half-way through it. It reminds me of The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch. I very much like the way “magic” is handled in this series. If you’ve been listening to our show for a while, you know that I normally am not drawn to women authors(no offense!), but Ms. Aaron’s style is very much in tune with the storytelling that I prefer. I am trying to read slowly, because while I want to know what happens next, I don’t wont it to be over too quickly! If you’re a fan of light spirited fantasy, I can’t recommend this highly enough.