This is not that world.
Art student and monster's apprentice Karou finally has the answers she has always sought. She knows who she is—and what she is. But with this knowledge comes another truth she would give anything to undo: She loved the enemy and he betrayed her, and a world suffered for it.
In this stunning sequel to the highly acclaimed Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Karou must decide how far she'll go to avenge her people. Filled with heartbreak and beauty, secrets and impossible choices, Days of Blood & Starlight finds Karou and Akiva on opposing sides as an age-old war stirs back to life.
While Karou and her allies build a monstrous army in a land of dust and starlight, Akiva wages a different sort of battle: a battle for redemption. For hope.
But can any hope be salvaged from the ashes of their broken dream? @goodreads
This book is amazing and it made me cry for really sad things and really good things and just OMG!
Once upon a time,
an angel and a devil held a wishbone between them.
And it's snap split the world in two.
Karou is living with the evil freaking Thiago and the other chimaera. They are all hateful and evil with the exception of a few. But I won't go into that without giving away some major spoilers that you need to read for yourself. OMG!
Karou is now the resurrectionist, she took over Brimstone's old job. But she is making things for Thiago that are horrific and more deadly. The war between the seraphim and chimaera is neverending.
Once upon a time, the sky knew
the weight of angel armies on the move,
and the wind blew infernal
with the fire of their wings.
There is blood and guts and savagery in this book. I mean why wouldn't there be in a war. And poor Karou is not where she wants to be, she's not in the life she wants to be in, she wants her friends back. The nicer chimaera, but we can't always get what we want, although, sometimes things do come back.
And poor Akiva. He's back with Hazael and Liraz fighting against the chimaera. He thinks Karou is dead until he finds out she's not. And one day she does forgive him for something he did, he didn't know, he just didn't know.
And then Zuzana (Karou's best friend) and Mik (Zuzana's boyfriend) show up at the creepy monster house to visit Karou. God, if they only knew what they were getting into and thank God at that time Thiago needed Karou or they would have been supper!
But it was so much fun with the days that Zuzana and Mik were there. There was so much laughter in with all of the horrific stuff. I really want those guys as my best friends too. Along with Karou and I want my own Akiva!
Thiago is doing horrible things to his people in order to make them stronger. He's also a jerk that does bad things to his people for other reasons too. But sometimes, a woman is just a bit smarter than the evil ruler. Stick that in your pipe and smoke it buddy!
I'm so freaking happy over this book! Well, okay accept of the crying and some other things. I am going right into the last book because pins and needles people. Pins and needles!