I am not one that is normally drawn to the fantasy genre. I mean, sure, I read all of the Harry Potter books (because they were fantastic!). I am a huge fan of the Xanth series and don't even get me started with the Incarnations of Immortality series (if you haven't read that series, I highly highly recommend it) but I find myself drawn more to thrillers or mysteries or anything with vampires and witches. So, with that being said, I love how this book drew me in from the get go.
Just the blurb on the jacket alone got me excited to read this book:
Meet Roger. Skilled with words