Russo's January Black is a mysterious woven tapestry that is one part mystery, one part fantasy, one part science fiction, and one part romance. It is like a jewel that keeps twinkling different colors right before your eyes.
Matty is simply charming in his love for learning and alwys reaching for more, even if it means sudden death.
Iris is sweet in her love for Matty and willing to do anything to try to save him.
The mystery and haunting forboding of the simple question, "What is January Black?" Will leave you wanting more- ever so much more than you bargained for.