The Winner's Curse
Publish date: March 11th 2014
Publisher: Listening Library
Edition language: English
Series: The Winner's Trilogy (#1)
"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...
Spoiler Rating: High Hey Ashers, The final installment in Marie Rutkoski’s popular Winner’s Trilogy just came out, so it seemed high time I meander down to the library and pick up the first book, The Winner’s Curse. I mean, come on; a conquered people overthrowing their conquerors? Forbidden l...
3.5*3.5*An intriguing political fantasy set in rich surroundings with strong main characters; especially the female lead. A solid start to the trilogy.
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