Posts Tagged: dictatorship

[Arc Review] An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

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29 April
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Oh, my goodness. I’m so glad that I got this from First Reads. I rolled around on the floor for awhile and then found that their download site was all broken. But everything worked out in the end, because I still got a hold of this beauty and let me tell you, it was such a good read. I’m not sure what I was expecting, but it certainly lives up to the hype. There is so much happening in this book. There are elements of magic, desertion, usurping, spying, cults, mythical creatures and pretty much anything else you can think… Read more »

[Review] Gates of Thread and Stone by Lori M. Lee

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11 February
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Here’s the deal, everyone. This book wasn’t bad, but it was extremely predictable and not that great either. Honestly, I didn’t hate it, but I didn’t love it either. The world building and the characters could use a bit of beefing out, and I bet this could be a really awesome series, but as it stands right now, there’s a lot of potential and not a lot of execution. As we travel down this lane of predictability, we have our protagonist, Kai. The girl doesn’t remember anything before the age of eight. That’s a bit suspicious all on it’s own…. Read more »