In the last days of the world, the walls of Viyara are still falling, and the dead are rising faster than ever.Juliet is trappedordered by Lord Ineo of the Mahyanai to sacrifice the remaining members of her family, the Catresou, to stave off the end of the world. Though theyre certain his plan is useless, Juliet and her former friend Runajo must comply with Lord Ineos wishesunless they can discover a different, darker path to protecting Viyara.Romeo is tortured: finally aware that his true love is alive, he is at once elated and devastated, for his actions led directly to the destruction of her clan. The only way to redemption is to offer his life to the Catresou to protect and support them . . . even if it means dying to do so.When Romeos and Juliets paths converge once again, only a journey into Death will offer answers and the key to saving them allbut is it a journey either of them will survive?...
|Title||:||Endless Water, Starless Sky (Bright Smoke, Cold Fire #2)|
|Number of Pages||:||448 pages|
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Endless Water, Starless Sky (Bright Smoke, Cold Fire #2) Reviews
After the ending of Bright Smoke, Cold Fire, I was very curious as to what direction Rosamund Hodge would be taking the sequel.
I felt that initially events crawled at a snail's pace overall, meaning there were unfortunately a lot of points, at least in the first half, where I felt quite bored. However, Hodge really turns it around in the latter half, with a lot of major events occurring quite early and then snowballing forward into subsequent rather unexpected events.
Her writing is still as gorg ...more
Thank you, Balzer + Bray, for the ARC!
This was a mixed bag for me.
I've been a fan of Rosamund Hodge since she wrote Cruel Beauty. The element which draws me back to Hodge time and again-- her ability to recreate the atmosphere of myth and folklore, combined with her lyrical prose-- is still present here.
It's hidden, however, by the heavy-handedness of the Romeo and Juliet retelling. I don't understand why she chose to emphasize this so heavily. Had she chosen to use it as a framework for her ori ...more
MINOR SPOILERS kinda. At last!
The previous book left off at a bleak place--friends turned against each other, and terrible things done for seemingly good reasons. I was curious how it could possibly be turned around, and whether it was in the cards to get a happy-ever-after....
I'm happy to say this story picks up with all our beloved characters and gives them the chance they're looking for to make things right.
More in-depth review to come after I re-read!
Endless Water Starless Sky is the sequel to Rosamund Hodge’s Bright Smoke Cold Fire. This duology (I hate that term, but there’s not a great word for a pair of books) is a sort of postapocalyptic adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. The world is broken, and has been for a hundred years since the “Ruining”. The city of Viayara is a small island in a sea of death and to leave the city’s walls is to be killed by either the white fog or the “revenants”, the zombie living dead. The city’s walls, which alo ...more
I am a huge fan of Rosamund Hodge and her retellings of classic fairy tales. This sequel was interesting but I felt there was some parts that went back and forth for too long. I did find myself confused by a lot of this. The characters were a bit harder to like this time. I loved the journeys in the land of the dead and I found the ending to be really fascinating. I would recommend these books as great reads for fantasy lovers.
Thank you to Edelweiss+ for this advanced copy in exchange for an ho ...more
Endless Water, Starless Sky is the new title of the book and I am LOVING IT!
Thanks to Edelweiss and the publisher for a chance to review this title.
I apologize for the late review as I just read the first installment of the Bright Smoke, Cold Fire series. Endless Water, Starless Sky so I could read this one. This book was amazing, just as the first and I could not put it down. Every character had heart and I felt for them. This book actually made me cry a little!
This would be awesome or the teens to read and anyone looking for fantasy lovers. Five stars!!