In 100 Words or Less, Reviews

In 100 Words or Less: Bright We Burn by Kiersten White

The author really tried too hard to dodge the pain of a logical conclusion to this story and to keep it in line with history. And, to justify Lada’s brutality. Lada continues to strain suspension of disbelief and annoy me with her one-track mind and, now Radu doesn’t have to act as a spy, he’s… Continue reading In 100 Words or Less: Bright We Burn by Kiersten White

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In 100 Words or Less, Reviews

In 100 Words or Less: Now I Rise by Kiersten White

I really wish this had just been about Radu. I’m starting to dislike Lada a lot. Her brutality is mindless, her opinion on women grates on me and her political tonedeafness is stretching my suspension of disbelief too far. Radu’s careful dance in Constantinople was much more interesting. But, of course, all the well-done history… Continue reading In 100 Words or Less: Now I Rise by Kiersten White

In 100 Words or Less

In 100 Words or Less: And I Darken by Kiersten White

As a vampire novel fan, I have an interest in the history of Vlad the Impaler. And, I love well-researched alternative histories. Vlad the Impaler as a girl is an interesting concept. She has all the viciousness but none of the respect. The take on the Ottomans was unusual, the author doing her best to… Continue reading In 100 Words or Less: And I Darken by Kiersten White