"Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love. It did not end well." This is the delicious opening line of Laini Taylor's novel, Daughter of Smoke & Bone, and sets the tone for the captivating story to follow. A young woman straddling two worlds, star-crossed love, magic, and twisted mythology, spring to life in the masterful hands of Taylor, a 2009 National Book Award finalist for Lips Touch: Three Times.
While published as a young adult novel, every adult I know who has read Daughter of Smoke & Bone has loved it--in fact, it made both our teen AND adult Best Books of the Month lists for September. It's a flat-out amazing read and during her recent visit to Amazon I had the chance to ask Laini Taylor about her (fabulous) blog, angels, chimera, and a place called Poison Kitchen. You can watch the video of our interview below or check it out along with more about Daughter of Smoke & Bonehere. --Seira