Eight Will Fall by Sarah Harian

Hey guys!
I don’t know why but I picked up this book, read a few chapters, put it back down, and then forgot about it. Now that I finally finished reading it, I could kick myself for tacking so long!

The Plot (according to Goodreads):

In a land where magic is outlawed, eight criminals led by seventeen-year-old Larkin are sent on a mission to kill an ancient evil that plagues their kingdom. Descending into an underground realm full of unspeakable horrors, Larkin and her party must use their forbidden magic to survive what lies in wait, teeth sharp and jaws deadly.

As she fights for her life, Larkin finds a light in Amias, a fellow outlaw with a notorious past. Soon Larkin and Amias realize their fates are entwined. The eight of them were chosen for a reason.

But as the dangers multiply and her band of felons are picked off one by one, Larkin must confront a terrible truth: They were never meant to return.

The Rating:

This book dives straight into the action. Instead of spending a hundred pages on world-building, and situating the reader, here we start in medias res. It was a nice change after reading many other books that dragged on at first. Naturally, you’ll have a few confusing moments but you’ll soon be able to figure things out.

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Top 5 Tuesday: Books where something went right

Hey, guys!
It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Meeghan over on Meeghan Reads and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
After we spent last week talking about books where something went wrong, today we get to have a little chat about books where something went right! *starts dancing awkwardly around all the spoilers*

#1 Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy

A friend of mine recommened the Skulduggery Pleasant books to me and I was immideately hooked. These novel follow a skeleton detective – and considering how many books there are, he must know what he’s doing. While it wasn’t smooth sailing, a lot of things went right in book #1, otherwise the heroes wouldn’t have made it all the way to #2!

#2 Eight Will Fall by Sarah Haria

I’m catching up on all my books subscription reads! This was such an interesting one. The team that gets send on a mission here definitely encountered a good amount of problems, but I’d say in the end, things went right!

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