The Winner's Curse
Publish date: March 11th 2014
Publisher: Listening Library
Edition language: English
Series: The Winner's Trilogy (#1)
Book: The Winner's Curse Author: Marie Rutkoski Genre: Teen/Romance/Adventure Summary: Seventeen-year-old Kestrel is an aristocratic citizen of Valoria, a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers. Here, a girl like Kestrel has two choices: to join the military or to get ma...
That last line! I need book two now! Can't wait for it to come in at the library! Anyway if you can't tell, I loved this book! Such an emotional rollercoaster, and the next one promises more action, romance, and thrills!
"The Winner's Curse" surprised me. It was more than angst and bloody battles. Psychological warfare techniques are strengths for characters in this book. The heroine is not a superb fighter. She has a sharp mind for strategy. Her father, a General, is not one-dimensional either. He feels like a real...
Initial reaction: Consider me very surprised. I really enjoyed this book, and I wasn't expecting to at all. Thinking somewhere between 3.5 and 4 stars. I'm definitely reading the rest of this series.Full review:What a rollercoaster ride of a read this was. I'll admit I had my reservations about begi...
Well, I enjoyed this immensely. Let's talk about why. Kestrel is freaking amazing. She's smart, cunning, ruthless. But she also has her weaknesses, things that make her vulnerable. As for Arin? Arin's alright, I guess, but I don't love him as much as I love Kestrel. I like the romance! Didn't feel l...
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