I am reading the Witcher series

I started with The Last Wish.

This book surprised me in a good way. Short stories compiled cleverly into a novel. Sprinkling of old fairy tales retold in clever ways. Recommend for fantasy readers.

Next, I read Sword of Destiny.

I loved that ending. For a story told from the POV of an emotionless witcher, this book (and series) packs quite the emotional punch. Fantastic world, larger-than-life characters, and a narrative that is a feast for all our senses—this is fantasy as it ought to be.

I watched Season one of the Netflix Witcher series after Sword of Destiny. The show has three different timelines (Geralt’s story takes place over a few years, Yennifer’s over a few decades, and Ciri’s is the present), and the books helped me make sense of it all.

Most recently, I finished Blood of Elves.

This is officially the first book in the Witcher series, but this is the third book I have read after the Last Wish and the Sword of Destiny.

I loved the Ciri training montage as it unfolded on paper. What a great way to showcase it.

The letter from Yennifer revealed a mountain of feelings and emotions without Geralt and her meeting.

I cannot wait to read the next book and watch Season 2 of the show.

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