Amongst so many zombies and dystopian novel the Book of Blood and Shadow is a gulp of fresh air.
In search of a book and decoding an ancient manuscript, Nora's best friend is killed and her boyfriend disappeared. Like 'da Vinci Code' style Nora goes in search of her boyfriend following a trail of blood, codes, conspiracies and mysteries.
Wasserman used long sentences that remind me of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s writing style
and she absolutely pulled it off.
- There is NOT love a first sight.
- The dialogue/language is very much "Buffy: the vampire slayer" style. I could imagine Cornelia and Xander playing out some of the characters in the book.