“Good people do all the things bad people do, Lazlo. It’s just that when they do them, they call it justice.”
In a Nutshell: Lazlo Strange aka Strange the Dreamer, was an orphan (foundling) raised by monks. He grew up to be a librarian happily living 24/7 within his books. When opportunity comes knocking, he takes the chance for a real adventure – to come to a place with a forgotten name, and a mysterious past.
Read this if… you are okay with heavy world-building and weird and hard to pronounce (and remember) names, places and terminologies. If you have read something of Laini Taylor’s, this one’s another testament of her excellence. But if you’re a newbie to her writing style, I’d recommend starting with Daughter of Smoke and Bones series. This one’s maybe not the place to start. Also, as a warning, if you feel bored at the beginning, do NOT let that stop you. I promise you, it gets better. Oh and have I mentioned how good Taylor does romance? She slowly pulls you in until you have no idea how invested and sucked in you are.