Review: “The Raptor and the Wren” by Chuck Wendig


Release Date: January 23, 2018
Publisher: Saga
Series: Miriam Black #5
Genre: Fantasy


Armed with new knowledge that suggests a great sacrifice must be made to change her fate, Miriam continues her quest and learns that she must undo the tragedies of her past to move forward.

One such tragedy is Wren, who is now a teen caught up in a bad relationship with the forces that haunt Miriam and has become a killer, just like Miriam. Black must try to save the girl, but what’s ahead is something she thought impossible…” (via Goodreads)


My Thoughts

RaptorAndTheWren-coverHere’s what happens whenever I read a new Miriam Black book. I tell myself I’m only going to read a few chapters, that this time I’m going to ration the novel and savor each chapter like an expensive meal. And instead I end up hooked. Every. Damn. Time. It took me a grand total of a day and a half to binge Raptor, and that was as much pacing as I could handle. The first day I fell so deep into the Miriam vortex that I forgot to each lunch. The second day I skipped a work deadline because I couldn’t put it down. Yeah, it’s that intensely good…

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Thanks to Saga for sending me a review copy.

Do the world a favor and buy this book from your local indie bookstore or get it from your public library.

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