Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor

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Title: Muse of Nightmares
Series: Strange the Dreamer #2
Author: Laini Taylor
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Narrator: Steve West
Source: Purchased

Sarai has lived and breathed nightmares since she was six years old.

She believed she knew every horror and was beyond surprise.

She was wrong.

In the wake of tragedy, neither Lazlo nor Sarai are who they were before. One a god, the other a ghost, they struggle to grasp the new boundaries of their selves as dark-minded Minya holds them hostage, intent on vengeance against Weep.

Lazlo faces an unthinkable choice—save the woman he loves, or everyone else?—while Sarai feels more helpless than ever. But is she? Sometimes, only the direst need can teach us our own depths, and Sarai, the Muse of Nightmares, has not yet discovered what she’s capable of.

As humans and godspawn reel in the aftermath of the citadel’s near fall, a new foe shatters their fragile hopes, and the mysteries of the Mesarthim are resurrected: Where did the gods come from, and why? What was done with thousands of children born in the citadel nursery? And most important of all, as forgotten doors are opened and new worlds revealed: Must heroes always slay monsters, or is it possible to save them instead?

Oh my gosh, I loved it! I would love for more books from this world but I’m happy with how everything was wrapped up.

I was a bit confused in the beginning because we meet some new characters in a different land. Before too long though it started to make sense because we switched back to Lazlo and Sarai.

There was a lot of problem solving from all characters. And one character who I didn’t like in Strange the Dreamer, I liked by the end of Muse of Nightmares. I wish I could say more, but don’t want to spoil anything. So I’m just going to leave you with, the golden boy becomes a gold friend. He also doesn’t really have much to do in this story, other than he does grow as a human.

If you haven’t read this duology, I highly recommend you pick it up.