It picks up shortly after the cliff-hanger ending of that book and takes the reader on a wild ride as lead character Malin, a Valkyrie-in-training, continues her quest to reclaim her love, Asher, from the evil goddess Ereshkigal, who has spirited him to Kurnugia, the underworld. She also is tasked with mysterious missions from the god Odin.
But do Malin and her friends have the free will to save the world, or has this all been preordained by Odin’s wife, the goddess Frigg. And what exactly is the mysterious Drawing of the Nine?
From the Earth to the Shadows was a thrilling read full of gods and goddesses, magic and mythology, and also love, family, and friendship. Some of the ending feels like it was wrapped up a bit too neatly, but overall, I enjoyed where the story took me.
I recommend it for those who like fantasy or paranormal YA books with a bit of romance. It helps to have read the first book, but Hocking does a good job of reintroducing the major characters, so you won’t be lost for long if you don’t read it.
From the Earth to the Shadows is available online and in stores on April 24, 2018.
Discover more about Amanda Hocking at worldofamandahocking.com.
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Disclaimer: I was given a digital copy of the book to read and review by St. Martin’s Press via Netgalley. As always, my review is honest, and my own. This review also contains Amazon affiliate links, which will add nothing to your order should you decide to purchase the book via the link.
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