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Girl in Snow: A Novel
Danya Kukafka
Elephantmen: Mammoth Book 1
Joe Kelly, Richard Starkings
The Joy Diet: 10 Daily Practices for a Happier Life
Martha N. Beck

First part of fantasy trilogy: so far, so good although a bit slow

Acacia: The Acacia Trilogy, Book One - David Anthony Durham

First part of fantasy trilogy: so far, so good although a bit slow

This first part of a trilogy takes place in a fantasy land where the island of Acacia has dominated life for other peoples for a while but all that is about to change. It is a tale of warfare, bloodshed and betrayal. There is not a lot here to make it a fantasy novel apart from the different races and cultures. It is character-driven and these are quite well-developed. This first part of the trilogy has 3 "books" (800 pages or so) and magical elements are gradually introduced.

OK so far but, if subsequent volumes are as long, I'm not sure if I want to undertake such a task.