The Hand, The Eye and the Heart read along: Chapters 25 – 27 #ThTEandTHReadalong

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapters 4 – 6
Chapters 7 – 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapters 12 – 14
Chapters 15 – 17
Chapters 18 – 19
Chapters 20 – 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24

Chapter 25:

Oh Zhi what did you get into?

Also I’m still not ok…


But we are going to but that aside to talk about Zoë’s underground / cave obsession. Should there be a concern here? The Name of the Blade series had and amazing (truly spectacular) underground world (worlds?), then there was Barefoot on the Wind…. Now Zhi is in another “underworld”. I think Zoë might have a secret path in a garden. I’m just not sure which of her hidden worlds it leads to.


Chapter 26:

…. yeah I was so engrossed I forgot to write something.


Chapter 27:

I knew she was important. A meeting is never just a meeting.

Right, so how are we thinking the next bit is going go?


#TheHandTheEyeandtheHeart #ThTEandTH #ThTEandTHLiveReadalong #ThTEandTHReadalong

Zhilan was assigned female at birth; despite an unusual gift for illusions, they know they will live out their life in the perfumed confines of the women’s quarters. But when civil war sets the country aflame, Zhilan is the only one who can save their disabled Father from death on the battlefield.

By taking his place.

Surviving brutal army training as a male recruit – Zhi – is only the first challenge. Soon Zhi’s unique talents draw them into an even more perilous fight, in the glittering court of the Land of Dragons, where love and betrayal are two sides of the same smile. The fate of an Empire rests on Zhi’s shoulders. But to win, they must first decide where their loyalty, and their heart, truly belongs.

Publishes: 4th April 2019 by Walker Books

Note: This is not a “live” reading of the book. The reactions and notes were taken at the time of reading so are “live” in that sense.

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