Hope Has Power: Review of Daughter of Smoke and Bone

"Wishes are false.  Hope is true.  Hope makes it's own magic."

“Wishes are false. Hope is true. Hope makes it’s own magic.”

A few months ago I was at a retirement party for a former library coworker.  It was a prime opportunity to get suggestions for books to read, and so I took advantage of it.  One person recommended Daughter of Smoke and Bone, which she had just finished reading.  Apparently, her daughter’s school district was putting the book up for review – a parent had found it offensive and wanted it banned.

Oooh, a potentially controversial book?  I definitely wanted to check it out! Continue reading