Rule by Ellen Goodlett
Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers on September 11, 2018
Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Mystery
2018 challenge: N/A
I would give this book 4.5 for a review.
Three girls. Three deadly secrets. Only one can wear the crown.
The king is dying, his heir has just been murdered, and rebellion brews in the east. But the kingdom of Kolonya and the outer Reaches has one last option before it descends into leaderless chaos.
My Brief Thoughts:
I really enjoyed this novel and thought it was the prefect mix between three dark crowns and pretty little liars. I found this book to be super fast pace read and also found the three girls to be very compelling. I loved the various POV and also the magic system was so well crafted and really easy to understand. The writing and pacing made this book so fast to read. I thought the world is so rich and can’t wait to see what happens next. I felt equally invested in not only the girls but also the secrets they are holding. I also loved the representation in the novel.
My Extended Thoughts!!
Characters: I was equally invested in the characters in this novel. I thought the secrets and the characters diversity was so well crafted. I think my personal favorite POV was character was Akeylah. I really enjoyed not only the devious natures but also as they grew as sisters throughout this novel. I also loved the various different backgrounds of the characters. It made the book even more diverse read that really expanded the world.
Plot: I thought the of this story was a prefect mix of TDC and PLL. I really loved all the plot paths the lead to the end. The book had predictable moments but I was really engaged throughout the whole book.
World Building: I adored the magic system that was created and really loved how she built it. I just wanted to go to this world. I thought so much world building occurred but it was such a easy read that world building did not make the pace less or bog down the story! I really liked this type of magic.
Will I read book 2! Oh for sure!! I am totally there!
let me know in the comments if this book in on your own TBR!