Risuko: A Kunoichi Tale (Seasons of the Sword #1) by David Kudler
I received this book from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Risuko is a mid-grade novel about a girl taken to become a kunoichi. And what is a kunoichi? Technically it’s only explained at the end of the story, but you can easily figure it out before the new girls get to their destination.
First. there was this fascination period for about 20% of the book. Then came the “yeah, riiight… I don’t really care” part. And at the end, the story picked up again and it was rather good, but I couldn’t fell for the book again after all of the “training” sessions. Continue reading “Squirrels, foxes and Japanese temple maids”