The Rose and the Dagger, by Renée Ahdieh

23308084Somehow, I didn’t end up reviewing The Wrath and the Dawn this fall when I read it, which makes no sense because it was one of my favorite books of 2015. I did do a marry, date, or dump devoted to the book (now I’d add Rahim in to the mix and that might shake all the answers up). The book was perfect, and if you haven’t read it stop reading this review and go check it out before I SPOIL anything about it for you. So in a week when many favorite authors had books released, The Rose and the Dagger is the one I had to read first. And I’m so glad I did. Because, perhaps improbably, this book was perfection to0. Two perfect companion books! Which makes it so much fun to experience as a reader and as a writer. Because, how??? But also… yes! swoon! oh my god! Only these disjointed thoughts for the most part came to me after setting the book down. While I was reading it I had few thoughts except for being totally immersed in the story. So if you are looking for an intelligent or critical review of this book, perhaps you should stop reading too. I’m just going to fangirl all over it for a few minutes, and then get on with my Friday.  Continue reading “The Rose and the Dagger, by Renée Ahdieh”