Monday, April 9, 2012
Book Review: "Candlewax" by C. Bailey Sims
This is a book I received from NetGalley upon request.
I really liked the story, because the idea was original. I loved the concept of the ferrier cats and the power of the Onyxes; the speaking aloud vs. speaking in thoughts only. I also liked how Catherine (the lead female) compared her studies at the castle with the much more helpful hands-on experience she got in the world outside. It meant that she was learning and growing, and that is important to see in a character.
However, the writing style really put me off. It felt like ... (more)