A review by kabookworm
Gideon the Ninth, by Tamsyn Muir

adventurous dark funny mysterious tense fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


This book unlocked a new emotion in me that I didn’t know existed, much less could be found in a book preoccupied by blood, guts, and skeletons. There were brief moments where things got slow and/or I was too confused to follow along, but golly it was worth it to get rocked and socked by the end.