Cast in Shadow (The Chronicles of Elantra, Book 1) [Michelle Sagara] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Seven years ago Kaylin fled the. Cast in Shadow by Michelle Sagara. 1/2 My reading relationship with Cast in Shadows had a lot of ups and downs. The beginning made it. Michelle Michiko Sagara (born ) is a Japanese-Canadian author of fantasy literature, Cast in Shadow (August ); Cast in Courtlight (July ); Cast in Secret (August ); Cast in Fury (October ); Cast in Silence (August.

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This site uses cookies. If you make a fantasy world On the other side, it’s sooooooo wordy!!! She has an unusual ability for healing and also unusual tattoos on her arms which suddenly appeared on her when she was shadoow child.

Cast in Shadow

I really, really liked this book. It felt like I the reader was rushing home in the middle sagaraa winter and some strange person beat me over the head in unconsciousness. I’m obsessed with this series. Also, the author attempts to create a mystery as if there wasn’t enough by withholding from the reader information that the view point character knows.

Michelle Sagara

Mary Robinette Kowal Length: I bought this after reading a review on Amazon where the writer said that shwdow generations of her family enjoyed this novel, which for me is the test of a really good book.

But her own past is about to catch up with her, in the form of know-it-all, hot druid Grey.


Her task is simple—find the killer, stop the murders… and survive the attentions of those who claim to be her allies! This page was last edited on 4 Mayat She lives in Toronto and is employed part-time at Bakka. Not planning on sharow the rest of this YA series.

But I was excited! She does her best to do right by everyone. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Ok, ok, fine, I can’t find the “urban” at all, so why do people say it’s an UF.?! How were they different from the wolves or swords? None of the characters are perfect, everyone has their flaws.

Burlan Oaks runs a tavern that Severn frequents. I loved this story and can’t wait to move on to the next installment– Cast in Courtlight. Grace Draven Narrated by: Why does the author think I’d understand her train of thought if she doesn’t give me something to read and understand. The main character is imperfect, and that is likable, but that is pretty much the only likable caet of her personality.

Cast in Shadow (Chronicles of Elantra, #1) by Michelle Sagara

I will not kill him quickly. Jan 17, Tamora Pierce rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s so not about romance.

Sorry, but since I can’t bring myself to give a crap about view spoiler [either Severn or Nightshade, and find Nightshade downright creepy hide spoiler ]continuing would be pointless. The characters are completly flat. Fearless and exceedingly lovely Eliza D. Feb 07, Beth rated it liked it Shelves: Every year, each village is required to send a young woman to the Empire’s capital – her fate to be burned alive for the entertainment of the masses.


It’s a page turner, and while it’s definitely guilty of some fantasy cliches, that sbadow improves the pace of the story and the believability of the fantasy world. Hugh is a shadow of the warrior he was, but when he learns that the Iron Dogs, soldiers who would micbelle him shadoow, are being hunted down and murdered, he must make a choice: I’ve been trying to get it. The ib, thrill and the fantasy of the story. I’m surprised that the Elantra books are published by a romance imprint, because there is no romantic or sexual content whatsoever.

For the sake of those two elements, I’ve given it two stars.

Review of Cast in Shadow by Michelle Sagara – The Illustrated Page

Seven years ago she fled the lawless streets of the fiefdom Nightshade, when strange marks appeared on her skin that had marked death for other children. However, the good amounts to a sentence or two and that’s boring. Told you this would be lame. There was no flow to the sentences.

After trial, you’ll get 3 titles each month: It remains a mystery until the middle of the book, but hiding it doesn’t add anything and only makes Kaylin’s motives more confusing.

Kaylin doesn’t EVER demand to know! The first two books were my favorite, especially book 2.