Legend is a pretty good book. It’s fast-paced, it hooks you right away, and the characters are all just super awesome people. It was a solid three star read for me. (See my rating system here.) However; while all of these things were good, there were a couple things that ticked me off.
So, guess what? I'm doing another reading challenge! The last one I participated in (booktubeathon) was very successful, so I decided to try another one. From August 13-September 10, I will be doing The Reading Quest, which is going to be the awesomest thing ever.
Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free. Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all they hold dear. It is in this brutal world, inspired by ancient Rome, that Laia lives with her grandparents and older brother. The family ekes out an existence in the Empire’s impoverished backstreets. They do not challenge the Empire. They’ve seen what happens to those who do.
Hi! Happy August! The start of this month marks one month of book blogging, which is pretty exciting! I've decided to do a little wrap-up post where I recap all the books I've read/bought this month and detail my plans for August. July was a pretty good reading month for me, so get ready to hear about a lot of books!
So guess what... I ordered an Owlcrate box! This was my first time purchasing any kind of subscription box whatsoever, and I'll admit, I was a bit hesitant. But, I've heard such good things about Owlcrate, and their boxes always look like so much fun, so I decided to give it a try. And I'm …