This Chick Read: The Unyielding (Call of Crows #3) by Shelly Laurenston

The Unyielding is the third and, I think, final book in the Call of Crows series ending the story arc of Ragnarok, or the end of the world. Erin Amstel is the only one who can steal Stutr, the flaming sword located on the Isle of Corpses. A place where crows are definitely not welcome. Up to the challenge, Erin accepts her fate and dives through the mystical door, accidentally bringing her maybe boyfriend Stieglitz Lundstrom with her. This novel, told with a kind of slapstick, frenetic humor, tells of their journey through mythological lands to retrieve this sword from a corpse eating dragon with the hope of returning in time to save the world. It reminded me a bit of Beowulf, if Jeff Daniels and Owen Wilson in their Dumb and Dumber roles were sent out to heroically save the world. Continue reading “This Chick Read: The Unyielding (Call of Crows #3) by Shelly Laurenston”

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This Chick Read: The Undoing (Call of Crows) by Shelly Laurenston

Shelly Laurenston is a paranormal romance author, whose past books feature men and women who turn into lions and tigers and bears, oh my!  As a fan of paranormal romances, one of my biggest pet peeves is a shifter romance that makes the story only about the romance.  Because it’s not weird enough that we are reading books about wolves and panthers having relationships (insert “sex” here), right?  Ms. Laurenston writes exactly those kind of books!  BUT, the difference is that the story actually has a plot, other than the main characters relationship, although, don’t get me wrong, it’s a big part of it.   Continue reading “This Chick Read: The Undoing (Call of Crows) by Shelly Laurenston”