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The Shape-Changer’s Wife (Sharon Shinn)

2.5 out of 5 stars

Cut to the Chase:
The Shape-Changer’s Wife is a traditional, almost fairytale-esque fantasy. It wasn’t a bad book by any means, but it felt a little old fashioned, the story seemed a bit simplistic, the characters seemed a little one dimensional, and the setting was a little flat. The protagonist is quite passive and almost seems lost throughout most of the book until the conclusion. This is a short book and yet it still feels padded for length. I really can’t recommend this; it wasn’t terrible, but there just isn’t anything exceptional about it that other authors don’t consistently do better.

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