A Darker Shade of Magic (V. E. Schwab)

THIS BOOK. THIS BOOK, YOU GUYS.

Maybe I should back up. Just a little.

V. E. Schwab (also Victoria Schwab) is the author of a number of books, mostly for younger readers. I had taken notice of a few of those books in the past, though I never quite found the time to pick one up. But then my good friend Mackenzi Lee spent so much time gushing about Vicious (Schwab's first foray into adult fiction) that I had to pick it up. So I did. And boy, am I glad I did. (This is not a review of Vicious, though it was excellent and you should all pick it up. Think X-Men, but way cooler.)

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