The Remnant Chronicles: The Kiss of Deception, the Heart of Betrayal, the Beauty of Darkness
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this book is adequate entertainment for what it is, but nothing that will most likely have a long-lasting effect on me. I see some of the reviews complaining that the book wasn't magical enough for fantasy, all the while overlooking the fact that Pearson, with her striking command of language and insidiously delivered worldbuilding talents was the true magician here. Anyway, despite not overly enjoying this, I will still continue on with the trilogy because I'm really interested to see where this will go.
What Lia does not expect is for the rejected prince and an assassin who is hired to kill her to follow her to the inn. The first half of this novel spent a good deal of time introducing us to the characters and it felt more like a historical fantasy novel, which is pretty much what I expected based on the cover and the summary for the book.
the concept of people with gifts is interesting, but hardly any world-building explaining it is given.
As far as the two mysterious strangers from the blurb go, it isn't really the conventional love triangle. She’s flawed, stubborn, still not at her peak of matureness, and she’s definitely not another ass-kicking, shade-throwing, chosen one, but she knows her stuff. In spite of her being only seventeen, at times her voice (the novel is in the first person) was able to show a maturity that surprised me -but only at times; chapter 31, for instance, is an ode to every silly and insufferable female protagonist YA novels ever had.
I’ve never met another protagonist who has that many lovers and crushes, I swear to god, it gets almost embarassing at some point), and they were both super duper likeable. Applicability of cancellation rights: Legal rights of cancellation under the Distance Selling Regulations available for UK or EU consumers do not apply to certain products and services. I'm literally never following my dreams again because they just want me to read bad books and suffer. But what REALLY rubbed me the wrong way was that she didn't even stop to consider what would happen to other people because of her actions. Registered address: Unit 31, Vulcan House Business Centre, Vulcan Road, Leicester, LE5 3EF, United kingdom.
Our two young bucks, in addition, both love Lia for the right reasons (and how could they not love her?
But nothing too annoying, I promise you, and even if the characters and their actions/conversations have their naive and simplistic moments here and there, everything is very enjoyable and decidedly not over-the-top irritating. It's as if that chapter was taken from some other (and far more childish and idiotic) book and put in this one by some editorial mistake, which is completely implausible but still more likely than the alternative -the author gave in to a whim of hers that lasted too many pages.
Das erst was ich gemacht habe ist dass ich mir jedes Buch bis zur letzten Seite angeschaut habe ob es in Ordnung ist. What an incredibly beautiful fantasy read with well developed world building, honor, loyalty, love, deception and romance!
It was all very confusing infused with old legends and explained in made-up languages, so I hope in the next books it becomes more clear about the powers! Now, she mentions Morrighan and Dalbreck do NOT get along, so wouldn't one think that these two countries who really dislike each other would not choose to solidify an alliance through marriage, unless Venda was a real threat and that if this alliance didn't happen the other option would likely be go to war? If fantasy books are gross insta love with annoying as fuck love triangles and an assassin who can't get his job done because his little dick keeps getting in the way then I'm OUT. Another thing I liked was that even though this is Fantasy and there's a bit of an Epic Journey to the book, it didn't feel like it.