The end is nigh for the adventurous DEFIANCE trilogy by C.J. Redwine and before you round out your collection with a copy of Deliverance. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. In this distinctively imagined dystopian fantasy, Rachel and Defiance (Courier’s Daughter Book 1) by [Redwine, C. J.]. C. J. Redwine is an American writer of science fiction and fantasy, mainly for young adults. She is the New York Times bestselling author of the Defiance Trilogy.

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Defiance (Defiance , book 1) by C J Redwine

Surprisingly though, this was not the case in Defiance. This is not a joke and I am telling you every book like this that I have read has been dubbed with this effect. This article needs additional or more specific categories.

This book is the epitome of action-packed, but it stull left me yawning and it was very putdownable. I judge a book on the entire story and effect, but also look at individual things – characters, writing, world-building and plot. While her peers sat demurely with their mothers or their Protectors and learned embroidery, Rachel was secretly being taught how to survive in the wilderness by her liberal father.

Defiance (Defiance, #1) by C.J. Redwine

At first, she was just a character, and I sort of liked her. The middle I can forgive some skimming but I do enjoy being captivated at the end and this one just… did not hold any interest for me. Rachel and Logan were the most insipid, irritating protagonists. But treason against the Commander carries a heavy price, and what awaits her in the Wasteland could destroy her.

I never grew to like him one bit, consequently making the romance in this book fall flat for me.

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In fact, it’s so overwritten I had to figure out he’s been missing for sixty days from two lines of dialogue The Wish Granterthe second book in the Ravenspire series, was published on February 14, Such a thing is necessary to the survival of a colony of people that do not leave the walls.

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View all 9 comments. Like in one scene, the Cursed One attacks and causes a stampede, Chase rides out to confront the monster, and one guy gets trampled by his horse. Final Verdict Best case scenario; you read this book and fall madly in love like Redwne did. Redwine – Restarting February 3rd 41 Feb 12, Let’s just start with Rachel, and get her over with. Because Defiance is written in dual POVs, we get to experience both Rachel and Logan’s thoughts and experiences when they’re separated.

It’s chilling, has amazing characters, and the story is fresh and unique to what’s out there right now. No matter what obstacles are thrown in their paths — and terrible things do happen — they never give up.

Just say what it is! This screams at vefiance feminist in me. He said he’s going to lock her in his freaking attic for “as long as it takes”, for goodness’ sake!

Which caused me to have a x time liking her right away. Okay, there’s still more examples I have to show of why I hated Logan and why you should, too.

Rachel has no doubt that Oliver, the trusted family friend and surrogate father, is the one that will be named.

Huh, haven’t seen that one before. I was eedwine than a little surprised and more than a little thrilled when I was able to add Defiance to this very short list.

Did I went to defianec future or went back to rddwine past? Fortunately for Rachel, her father chose to ignore that custom and trained her to be a competent fighter. That quibble aside, Rachel does eventually grow up and change for the better throughout the novel, edfiance it’s impossible to call her a one-dimensional character or even stagnant. Still it offered things that were really intriguing, entertaining and refreshing. When he was a young boy, his mother was lashed to death for breaking the law and wandering into the market without a Protector.


Set amongst the backdrop of a new world, forged out of the death and destruction of the old, Redwine created a civilisation reminiscent of medieval times but set in the future, hence why the women in the story were treated like second class citizens and men as their protec Can I say that this book really surprised me in such a good way. As the story progressed she grew on me a lot more, I liked the character that emerged, she was still head strong, but there was a fierceness about her which I admired.

If every page is riddled with oversentimental tripe, honestly, how can I appreciate the parts I actually want vefiance care about, like the two deciance character deaths? The history of how Balboden came to be was rather deficient in details and being the curious person that I am wanted more information. And Rachel was absolutely like that.

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The Cursed One is intriguing and scary Es uno de mis libros preferidos y se los recomiendo. However I thought she was a bit frustrating, narrow-minded and jj during the earlier parts. Redwine was born in CaliforniaUnited States.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Such a cruel and disgusting excuse for a leader, the Commander lives on fear-mongering and thrives on abusing his power to get what he wants no matter what drfiance cost to human life is.

The gorgeous cover and enticing premise instantly captured my attention. I don’t think I need to explain my feelings defiace this statement, and how wrong it is, do I?

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