The Book of Lies by Melissa McShane

248 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous fast-paced
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For over seventy years, the use of familiars—monsters bound by magic to fight beside humans in the Long War—divided magery into two factions. Now, the monsters strike back.As Helena prepares for the Conference of Neutralities, reports of familiars...

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Community Reviews Summary of 62 reviews


adventurous 66%
emotional 66%
mysterious 66%
challenging 33%
dark 33%


fast 66%
medium 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Plot: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

N/A: 66% | Yes: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

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