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Author Interview: Zen Cho – Author of Sorcerer to the Crown and Spirits Abroad #AsianLitBingo

Hello everyone! I hope you are all having a good week and are reading some wonderful books.

It gives me great pleasure to announce that I have a guest on my blog today: Zen Cho! She is a truly phenomenal writer, one that I personally look up to, and I am so excited to be sharing my author interview with her. Zen Cho has written one of my favourite fantasy books of all time, Sorcerer to the Crown, and she also write a fantastic novella, The Terracotta Bride, which you might have seen me rave about on my Twitter!

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The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco – The descent to darkness is slow but wow, it is worth it

Summary:

Tea is different from the other witches in her family. Her gift for necromancy makes her a bone witch, who are feared and ostracized in the kingdom. For theirs is a powerful, elemental magic that can reach beyond the boundaries of the living‚ÄĒand of the human.

Great power comes at a price, forcing Tea to leave her homeland to train under the guidance of an older, wiser bone witch. There, Tea puts all of her energy into becoming an asha, learning to control her elemental magic and those beasts who will submit by no other force. And Tea must be strong‚ÄĒstronger than she even believes possible. Because war is brewing in the eight kingdoms, war that will threaten the sovereignty of her homeland‚Ķand threaten the very survival of those she loves.

My review:

This; this is the book that I had been asking for. For the longest time, I craved a fantasy that was unique and unlike anything I had read before. I wanted a fantasy to remind me that my imagination is limitless, wanted a fantasy that showed me something fresh and exciting.

I found my expectations met by The Bone Witch, a fantastic story with an incredibly imaginative world, filled with magic and giant skeletal monsters, people who wear their heart around their necks, and a girl who became a villain.

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