The end is nigh for the adventurous DEFIANCE trilogy by C.J. Redwine and before you round out your collection with a copy of Deliverance. There were so many things that thrilled me about DEFIANCE, from the characters to the worldbuilding to the gorgeous prose that pulled me so. C. J. Redwine is an American writer of science fiction and fantasy, mainly for young adults. She is the New York Times bestselling author of the Defiance Trilogy.

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Redwine – Starting March 7th Dec 21, Emily May rated it it was ok Shelves: And much of the novel is like this. We have nothing more to discuss. Explain it to me.

deciance Then, there’s the whole contrived and not well thought out dystopian setting created solely to elicit more emotions. Redwine has good ideas, but little follow through. I’m a weapon, now. He’s a merciless, power-hungry, mysterious leader. Now I can move on to better books and not look back at this series. Why is he so power hungry and evil? Show me why the world is this way. The tension between the c.j.redwinf of them in the first half of the book is written perfectly – but then suddenly I feel like it fizzled out.

Defiance Defiance Trilogy Author s: Quotes b learned that true family is found in those who choose you. Quotes have been pulled from an ARC and may be subject to change. Why can’t they just blow it up? The Cursed One is intriguing and scary Rachel is also a textbook case of how not to write a Strong Female Character.


But treason against the Commander carries a heavy price, and what awaits her in defiajce Wasteland could destroy her. The most recent book in the series, The Traitor Princewas published on February 13, To learn more about C. One of my favorite books this year! You’re a lovely storyteller! Whether it’s the melodramatic overwriting, the cruel, harsh, cookie cutter dystopian landscape, the one note antagonist, or all the awful things that happen to Rachel in the first chapter of this seventy one chapter mess, wow what an annoying book.

The boy and girl are always putting eachother down. I did like the way some of the action scenes were written, and the view spoiler [person under the cloth hide spoiler ] was genuinely shocking.

But sadly not enough detail or worldbuilding is provided to for readers to form a clear, believable picture of what lead to this apocalyptic scenario or the picture the current conditions that the characters live in. And while Rachel at times is a strong and self-reliant character, the sappy mess of a romance between her and Logan take over, and almost all of my respect for her as a badass killing machine is gone, just like that.

Right in chapter one, we’re provided with very clear indications that Rachel has a strong hatred towards Logan, ever since she confessed her love hmph to him eefiance years ago, and he rejected her.

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And to think, once upon a time I gave this book 5 stars and endless praise. No matter what obstacles are thrown in their paths — and terrible things do happen — they never give up. Her grief and the expression of it is realistic without resorting to unnecessary pathos. I liked the main characters, and some of the things that happened to them made me sad. Honestly, I am shocked by the large number of glowing reviews Defiance has gotten thus far.


They refuse to let anything stop them from achieving their goals. I also enjoyed how his lust consumed his logical reasoning and was rather amused at how Rachel affected him as a man.

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At nineteen, Logan McEntire is many things. Still it offered things that were really intriguing, entertaining v.j.redwine refreshing. The title, too, plays an important role in the story. Seriously is that not an awesome cover?

I do have to thank Edelweiss for providing me with a copy of this book for an honest review. I was also kept fascinated by the idea of a fire breathing beast roaming just outside the walls, giving the book a little fantastical feel.

Still he easily took a place in my heart with his really caring but also strong personality. The book had the potential to be amazing, but it got held up bt poor characters and creepy kink and abysmal logic gaps.