For the first quarter of the book, I thought this was heading toward 3 stars. I liked it and it explained the world much better than [b:Magic Bites|38619|Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1)|Ilona Andrews|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1331612872s/38619.jpg|38381], but there were more new characters and creatures when I'd barely managed to wrap my head around the ones already introduced. But then, but then, there was the soup and the please and the thank you and AH. And then Noelle sent me this gif for Curran: ...and well, I was walking around murmuring Curran all day.Starbucks barista: May I have a name for this drink?Me: Curran.Barista: Karen?Me: CURRAN. Wait, what are we talking about?I haven't been this wrapped up in a world since last year when I zoomed through all the Mercy Thompson books. Full review to come.Psych. I'm getting some coffee (coffee) and reading the next book. And if you like The Princess Bride, you need to read this.