Posts Tagged Sherwood Smith
Twice a Prince is the second half of ‘Sasharia en garde!’ – which, inevitably, takes place in the same world as Inda and everything else by this author.
Despite its truly despicable cover, this book is fun. In fact, if the cover weren’t so silly, I probably would have enjoyed it even more.
There’s fairly decent intrigue and suspense and a good show-down amongst the main characters. I don’t recall our heroine Sasha using quite so many Terra-isms in the first book, but the voice was funny.
Sherri Smith remains on my fun list. 🙂
I didn’t even know there WAS a book four. Book three ended quite satisfyingly enough, I thought. But this was fun.
However, I can’t remember much at all of what happened.
A Stranger to Command by Sherwood Smith doesn’t really stand on its own because it leans so heavily on your enjoyment of the Inda series (etc). But, if you liked Inda, or Ender’s Game, you will probably like this one.
Yes, the cover of Once a Princess is probably as bad as it could get. The tag line ‘nobody messes with Mom!’ is also cringeworthy.
I am only reading this book because I was so impressed by the Inda series also by Sherwood Smith. But based on her web site, I see that series is clearly her literary triumph (so far) and that the other books are more light-hearted visits to the same themes, often aimed at younger readers.
This book seems teenage-girl-friendly so far. I’ll hold off on granting it my YA tag, though, until I am sure it doesn’t get raunchily inappropriate by the end.
… and no, it stays appropriate all the way through. I finished reading this a week ago, and I must say that very little of it stays in the memory. I am not sure I will bother tracking down its sequel.
What I am looking forward to: the fourth book in the Inda series, which is called Treason’s Shore.