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A covert group of agents battle aliens secretly living among humans.

And I wanted them to save him so so bad. The world-building is not dustlqnds main focus here; the characters and their emotions are in the spotlight while the adventure of the story acts as the plot. She never does what she’s told either and her and Saba bicker the whole ded. A bartender homebrews vodka and serves it to Saba and friends.

I had a smile on every time Epona showed up in the story–any fellow Zelda lovers will know why.

Her character Deuce Enclave also grew up pretty isolated, in a small community that lived underground. There is roaad language the reader has to get used to, the absence of quotations marks, how stubborn Saba is, her obsession over Lugh, Saba’s misplaced apathy towards Emmi, and the lack of explanation of how exactly the world got this way. While there isn’t gratuitous gore, there’s a lot of violence in this book.

This hasn’t happened ree me in a long while. It’s also important to note that the dialect in this book, which is harsh and a little grating, may be hard for some readers to stomach.

Growing up in the desert, I know a thing or two about it. Cage fighting spectators get so hopped up on it that they tear up the losing contestants. What is he king of? I can see how the romantic elements of this story might annoy some people or feel unrealistic. Blooe give a solid 2. If I had loved the second half as much as the first, I think this would rwd become my favorite book of all time. Lugh does the thinking.


I loved the pacing although, tbh, it IS probably a bit needlessly long and Dust,ands loved the characters and the action and the dusty dry setting. Rebel Heart turned into something I hate – almost every important male character had romantic feelings for Saba.

But fer th After seeing all the wonderful reviews of this book, I was excited to see it appear at my doorstep, and I didn’t wait long to dive into it.

Saba’s life is shattered when her twin brother is stolen by four strangers. Here they have the cage games and the chaal, but we have these things too just in different forms.

Young does a fed job of showing the grotesqueness of feeding off violence and humiliation. Her Deuce’s emotional intuition is pretty close to nonexistent, and she misses cues that seem obvious to us because she’s very underdeveloped in that regard.

Blood Red Road

Get it now on Searching for streaming and purchasing options However, the strong slang, or pidgin or whatever it’s called, is killing me right now. It was like a breath of fresh air.

It is being developed for film by Roac Scott. All emphasis is placed on moving everything forward, always forward, without stopping to consider if it makes sense or to develop the characters or the settings. The world building 2. Jack is a snake and a charmer, and Saba is earth and reality. Once you read this, you are brought to different places, different situations dustland different characters.

Do you love the dessert? Yes, it’s obvious to us that Fade digs her and that Stalker does too, and that by training with him, she’s making Fade think she doesn’t like him. As long as the holes can be patched up in a book or two, then I’m alright. She was my first female hero. Most people can’t read, so the language is bound to change. Everything about this book is fast paced. A young flight attendant travels the world in search of love. There has been a drought and they are struggling.


So even though storytelling in this series is great, I didn’t like at all how story developed. The Southern part of the United States? Even though Raging Star was slightly better than Rebel Heart, it still didn’t live up to my expectations I had after falling in love with first book. She can’t read or write, so her narrating style consists of abrupt, grammatically-incorrect sentences. Maybe a romance will develop?

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Satisfying but violent fantasy rad for teens. Talks it up, all big and scary and ends up finishing in a page or two.

Why can’t authors trust the strength of their world and their characters? I still am not entirely sure why there are none though? Cross posted at http: Raging Star – 2. Saba is so beautifully flawed; and the joy dystlands finding a character who can be petty and self-absorbed and mean but still courageous and vulnerable and loyal is almost painful. The world building was lackluster and unprincipled.