Title: Rivers Of London & Moon Over Soho (Peter Grant/Rivers of London series, book 1&2)
Author: Ben Aaronovitch
Review by: Captain Clo
Verdict: enjoyable, slightly bland, with a side serving of salt.
I’m reviewing these two together because I’ve read them one after the other, and I think they’re overall pretty similar. I was interested in this series because the protagonist is a biracial Londoner, and the books themselves are urban fantasy. (By the way: I understand why they do it, I understand it’s standard marketing procedure, but if I see a book advertised as any variation of “Harry Potter but edgier” one more time…)
are looking for a diverse protagonist and cast
are a London nerd
these books are for you.