Young Adult Speculative Fiction Judge Cecelia, who blogs at Adventures of Cecelia Bedelia, is a voracious reader of all types of books, from adult down through middle grade. Back in April of last year she reviewed her category finalist Death Sworn, by Leah Cypess, writing:
I own Leah Cypess’ two previous novels, but I never made a concerted effort to start reading them – they sit on my Kindle shelf for ‘someday’ off in the future. ‘Someday’ wouldn’t work for her third book, Death Sworn. No, I was bursting with excitement to read it the minute I heard about it. I included it on a list of anticipated spring reads, for heaven’s sake! Why? A mage losing her magic + assassins. *happy sigh*
Read the rest of the review here.