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Daughter of Smoke and Bone read-along: finale

The end is a bitter sweet moment. Can you believe how quickly we have moved through book?

This week we are finishing the Daughter of Smoke and Bone.



I've got a confession to make this week. I've been struggling to put into words my thoughts for this book. There is this thing nagging at the back of my brain that I just can't put into words. So this week, you get to help me articulate my inner thoughts. (That's trecherous work, be warned.)


I've been playing around with this theme that kept popping up all over the book: hope. You know it's important when it's in every chapter, right? I think it's no surprise that Karou's name would end up meaning hope. But the real question is why? Why is it important? Why Karou and not Akiva or Brimstone? Why is hope so necessary in this book?

So there is your challenge! Find the 'why'.




Happy reading!

Previous discussion posts:

Week 1 discussion here
Week 2 discussion here
Week 3 discussion here
Week 4 discussion here

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