4/5☕ | Arsenic and Adobo knows exactly who its audience is. If you’re a Filipino reading this, you will be comforted with familiarity. If you’re someone coming in from another culture, this is really a worthy introduction.
The idea of twin goddesses ruling a world that was split into night and day presents such a vivid imagery. I dove into this book without expecting anything but what I got were rich world-building and a pace and presentation that totally worked.
Jade War is one of the strongest sequels I’ve read so far – ever! It was more explosive, bigger in scope. It will hit you right where it was supposed to and then some. Fonda Lee delivered and have given us more that what we asked for.