I received this book for free from Caffeinated PR in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Suzy Spitfire and the Snake Eyes of Venus by Joe Canzano
Series: Suzy Spitfire #2
on March 15, 2020
Genres: Urban Fantasy
Source: Caffeinated PR
When outlaw Suzy Spitfire flies to Venus in search of a vicious serial killer, she’s looking for the road to redemption—but instead, she quickly becomes involved in a gang war, a revolution, and a desperate attempt to protect a young girl from a violent fate. Join Suzy Spitfire and her friends for another wild ride through the solar system!
**This book contains some profanity.
My top thoughts:
Well crap! I just realized I read this in the wrong order! This was book 2 in the series. So don’t make my mistake. Start with Suzy Spitfire Kills Everybody. See Goodreads doesn’t have them linked as a series and I don’t recall what made me think Suzy Spitfire and the Snake Eyes of Venus was first. But looking at the published dates, I was wrong.
That being said…
It was REALLY GOOD. And despite reading it in the wrong order, I never was confused about what was going on. I can definitely see where I was missing some relationship background and just general backstory that would have made it a richer read. But it was still good!
What I did/didn’t like about it:
I really enjoyed the characters – they are complex and grow a lot throughout the book. I enjoyed the relationships – potential for some real strong friendships over the course of the series – and a couple good romances too. There is so humor – kind of corny humor that you can’t help laugh at and felt pretty authentic.
I enjoyed the world as well – unlike a lot of Urban Fantasy I didn’t feel like I was bogged down with a world build. Instead it just kind of revealed itself as the story unfolded and I gradually grasped it. Now that I know it was book 2, I wonder if that first book had a lot of that world build?
I think my main complaint was one that will be solved when I go back and read book 1… I didn’t know some of the characters as well as I wanted to/wondered why they were really relevant. Now I think they probably were more prominent in the first book. We’ll see and I’ll let you know in that review.
I really look forward to reading book 1 and then, hopefully, there is/will be a book 3. Goodreads is going to need to fix that listing so I can see the series more clearly!
Even reading in the wrong order, Berls loved Suzy Spitfire and the Snake Eyes of Venus! 4.5/5 stars! Click To Tweet