Author: Ryan Graudin

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Review: All That Glows by Ryan Graudin (DNF)

Posted 16 August, 2014 by Gabbie in Review / 0 Comments
Review: All That Glows by Ryan Graudin (DNF)

A while back I was selected for the blog tour of this novel and I was super excited to dive into it. The premise looked fantastic and I was sure that I would enjoy it. Unfortunately, that was not the case. This novel was extremely hard for me to get into. It took me a week alone to finish 25% of it (my DNF cut-off). The premise that I had found interesting at first quickly became dull. The writing was hard for me to become engaged in, making everything that happened in the novel seem miles away. The plot itself was absolutely dull. This may have been because I didn’t get far enough in it before I stopped reading but I stopped reading around 30% because I had lost hope. Emrys, the main female protagonist, was a voice that I just could not relate to. Instead of otherworldly, she came off as flat and kind of whiny to me. She was supposed to be a magnificent faerie, but I just didn’t see it. Prince Richard was just as bad. He was constantly partying and really kind of dumb. I couldn’t really find anything that I liked about his character in the section that I read. There wasn’t much romance in the section of the novel that I read, but the beginnings of it weren’t promising at all. If it had […]