Publish date: 2016-11-22
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
Series: Arc of a Scythe (#1)
It was a slow start, but still held my attention. The characters were being explored and the world built. Then second half took off running. I loved and hated the main characters with zest. The writing was superb. I found myself jumping emotions with each page, hopeful, hopeless, excited, sad, mad, ...
I have to be straight up about the fact that it took me several weeks to get through this book. This is not because I didn't enjoy it because I actually did quite a bit...it's just that once I put it down I didn't feel that overwhelming urge to get back into it again. ¯_(ツ)_/¯ Scythe by Neal Shu...
Thou shalt kill. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control. Citra and Rowa...
So I read this book during the 24 in 48 readatoan. (Sorry I know I spelled that wrong.) I really loved the book so freaking much, that it was so hard for me to put down. My favorite character was Rowan, wow what happens towards the end of the book just blew my mind, something that he did I just nev...
I highlighted like a pro with this book BUT, as a whole, it wasn't as amazing as its quotes (if that makes sense). The plot was peppered with sporadic action/horrific violence while the rest seemed like it was trying to be deep and introspective....a recipe for disaster?? NOPE, it worked! Kind of......
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