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by Sara B. Larson
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Bibliofiend's Bookbag
Bibliofiend's Bookbag rated it 4 years ago
The plot: Following the violent deaths of their parents, twins Alexa and Marcel must make a choice. In order to avoid the breeding houses, Alexa hides as Alex as she and her brother join the King's army. Several years pass and Alexa believes her secret is safe, but is it? Hiding her identity beco...
Jessica (HDB)
Jessica (HDB) rated it 5 years ago
Where do I begin with this book? First off, let me say that I think one of the saving graces for me here was that I listened to the audio book. Rebecca Mozo has this seductive, smooth voice that just brings Alexa's character to life for me. She's one of those narrators who makes me want to seek out ...
Emerjas rated it 5 years ago
Alexa is a warrior who works as a member of the prince's guard. To get to this position, Alexa has had to pretend she is a boy named Alex for the past 3 years. Why did she have to do this? To avoid the rape house. What is the rape house? A very stupid idea. There's a war going on in Alexa's country ...
AbibliophobicTendencies♥ rated it 5 years ago
Defy See my review @ http://kindreddreamheart.blogspot.com/2014/02/arc-review-defy-by-sarah-b-larson.html?showComment=1391472343351#c2295747194920868069
frycurious rated it 5 years ago
What I was expecting: What I actually got: For a trope as rich and interesting as Sweet Polly Oliver, I expect an awful lot. It's been done really well over the years and is a tough mantel to carry; unfortunately, Alexa Hollen does not live up to the trope. She barely tricks anyone. Everyone knew he...
Curse of the Bibliophile
Curse of the Bibliophile rated it 5 years ago
Title: DefyAuthor: Sara B. LarsonPublisher: Scholastic PressSource: NetgalleyRating: 5 StarsSynopsis:A lush and gorgeously written debut, packed with action, intrigue, and a thrilling love triangle.Alexa Hollen is a fighter. Forced to disguise herself as a boy and serve in the king's army, Alex uses...
AbibliophobicTendencies♥ rated it 5 years ago
See my review @ http://kindreddreamheart.blogspot.com/2014/02/arc-review-defy-by-sarah-b-larson.html?showComment=1391472343351#c2295747194920868069
Written Among The Stars
Written Among The Stars rated it 5 years ago
Disclaimer: I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. Thank you Scholastic! Where oh where did this story go wrong? It had everything that a good story should. Wars being waged, girls being kickass soldiers, sorcerers, loyalty, honor, revenge, and betrayal! And it started off...
Inspiring Insomnia
Inspiring Insomnia rated it 5 years ago
This review and others are posted at Inspiring Insomnia.A lurching stomach. A neck that grows hot. Flushing cheeks. An aching skull. Trembling. For me, these are symptoms of a bad case of the flu. For Alexa, the supposedly brave, ruthless warrior in Defy, this is how she responds whenever a ma...
Bookworm Dreams
Bookworm Dreams rated it 5 years ago
It’s not a secret I was eagerly waiting for Defy, after all I shared my excitement with you in one of my rare WOW posts. Even when reviews with low ratings started to pile up, they could not dampen my enthusiasm. I mean: ya fantasy about kick-ass heroine who is masquerading as a boy? Bring it on! ...
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