I woke up today not wanting to get up or do anything - so what did I end up doing? I turned on my phone and went to my Kindle app and decided to finish reading Burning Bridges by the wonderful Nadège Richards.
Here's my review below:
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Cinderella in Reverse
Nadège's tale of blood, death, and love was craftily formed, only making me more interested in the world she's created.
A princess who finds she is something else, I suppose you could say it's Cinderella in reverse, a lot more death and battle in this story than the other. And save a glass slipper, it's a chance meeting between our two protagonists, which leads them down this path of survival - for their love.
Though this is just not a love story, love burns at the center of every page, and reminds me what I felt like when I had my first love, though it wasn't as fantastical, perhaps only in my head. :)
Nadège Richards has set up a series many fans of YA and/or dystopian novels would love to read, though its reach is potentially much farther.
I look forward to getting my hands on the next book in the series and seeing where Echo and Ayden's love takes them next.
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Kill or be killed. Love or let go.
In a world divided between the Hunters and the Warriors, the prisoners who have fallen prey to King Cyrus's decrees are forced into the arena to fight until death. The winner is granted mercy and the privilege to see another sunrise–for the loser, it’s death unto the weak.
Seventeen year-old Princess Echo races towards freedom to find out who she really is, and to put a world that has been swallowed by lies back together again.
And then there’s Ayden. His very existence as a Hunter is forbidden, and with his otherworldly, violet eyes Echo is finding it hard to stay away from him. When death threatens their forbidden love Echo and Ayden are forced to do the unthinkable–how far will they go to be together?
Be sure to pick up your copy of Burning Bridges today if YA, dystopian-esque tales are your thing!