Review of 'Ten Thousand Doors of January' on 'Goodreads'

3 stars

I wanted to like all of The Ten Thousand Doors of January, I admire the conceit and like the unusual assemblage of narratives, but I have little affection for the heroine and her dog, who lack much slyness and cunning, which I value in a disadvantaged and plucky heroine. Yule Ian Scholar and Jane Irimu are developed and interesting characters, but too much of the book fizzed out for me. Maybe if I hadn't read and enjoyed Silvia Moreno-Garcia's [b:Gods of Jade and Shadow|36510722|Gods of Jade and Shadow|Silvia Moreno-Garcia||58230232] prior to reading this...