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UCKING BORING THE MAGIC ISN T EXPLAINED THE PLOT IS NOT CAPTIVATING THE CHARACTERS AND WRITING IS SO SO DULL AND I CANNOT FIND A FUCK TO GIVE TO CONTINUE READING THIS I AM BORED OUT OF MY MIND AND I M DONE It s pretty sad because this was such a cool concept An ff fantasy stand alone But the plot was so fucking slow and excruciatingly boring srsly Really enjoyed this book I LOVED the romance between the two princesses I literally DIED for the descriptions Also i loved the magic in this fantasy novel so uniue and easy to understand WONDERFULWAY to much horse talk for me personally but thats my nly issue with the story OH PLEASE I NEED A BOOK TWO Let s start with the positive there s an LGBT romance
And Also There S Er Nope Sorry also there s er nope sorry s all I got for youOf Fire and Stars is a mind numbingly generic YA FANTASY NOVEL AND THE ATTEMPTS TO SPICE IT fantasy novel and the attempts to spice it with a lesbian romance just don t work Take that aspect Bayou Dreams out and you are left with nonexistent world building poorly developed characters immature writing and just extreme boredom If you ve read a few fantasy novels thisne adds absolutely nothing but paper to the pileIn this book Denna is betrothed to Prince Thandi Snowbound with Her Hero of Mynaria She arrives in Mynaria determined to marry the prince and guard her secret fire magic from this kingdom that for no apparent reason despises magic but she soon finds herself falling for the sisterf her future husband That would be Mare lover Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, of horses yes I m seriousThere is absolutely no set upr world building we are thrown completely into this situation with no knowledge f the land r world we are in no understanding Her Man From Shilo of the political and cultural landscape no understandingf the magic system The Agents Secret Past (Military Investigations or why the Mynarians hate magic At times the book felt very juvenile written for an audience that presumably doesn t care about world detailsr character development The lack Champagne with a Celebrity of any depth throughout simply made it uninterestingAnd very little actually happens If you are putff by YA fantasies that spend too long talking about pretty dresses and palaces then this Secret Agent Affair (The Doctors Pulaski, one should put you to sleep Mostf Denna and Mare s story features them horse riding learning about the horses and not really doing anything When we re not focusing The Salvation of Zachary Baumkletterer on their snoozeworthy antics we have to listen to councils ie the adults being unbelievablybtuseBoth the characters and the relationships were Courting Callie (Heart of the West/Bachelor Auction, one dimensional Denna is without uestion the good girl and Mare is the fiery and uick temperedne And Mortimer, Mallory and Allen Taster Collection on that latter note Mare is so so annoying Once again I felt like I was in a very juvenile story when Mare throws her shoes at doors and makes rude faces behind people s backs She s eighteen by the way not twelve Fine the liegeman said See that you do He turnedn his heel and walked awayI made a rude face at the liegeman s retreating backside The whole book is silly and ill conceived Without getting into spoilers there were so many ludicrous moments when the adults Mustang Wild (Wild, of the novel behaved like clueless sheep when supposedly trained guards stood around twiddling their thumbs while shit went down and nothing was happening so the author killedff another side character who we The Little Vintage Carousel by the Sea obviously didn t give a damn about because they weren t given a personalityThe romance is undoubtedly the best part It s a slow building climb from disdain to friendship to love But even that is marred by some poor plot choicesn the author s part This is a world that seems to readily accept homosexual and bisexual relationships It seems pretty commonplace even And yet despite A PHYSICAL AFFAIR overwhelming evidence to the contrary Denna and Mare spend too long completely adamant that they are definitely absolutely just friends And then that they definitely absolutely cannot be together Perhaps there was a good reason for this but it was not explained well I felt like their refusal to be together was contrived plot angst rather than arising from a legitimate concernI m sorry to say it as this wasne f my most anticipated reads f this year but Of Fire and Stars is neither thought provoking nor entertainingBlog Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube Store I LOVED THIS BOOK SO SO MUCH I am 100% filming a video review because WOW people need to read this storyIf you re looking for a fantasy novel with an LGBT relationship I would highly recommend this Brief Lives one I can t personally speak for the representation but to my interpretation this world s viewf sexuality is extremely balanced I feel the best way I can describe it is by this The problem is NEVER that these two girls have fallen in love with each Texas Manhunt (Chance, Texas other and that s bad because they aref the same gender The problem is that two girls have fallen in love while Condor one is betrothed to thether s brother In an interview I read with the author she expressed that she created a world where homophobia does not exist hello this is what fantasy was created for so I can promise you the dismissal Deception of sexuality will not be found within the pagesf this book What I got Bliss County - Der Traum in Weiß outf it was in this wor. Rying to hide her growing magic To make matters worse she must learn to ride Mynaria’s formidable warhorses and her teacher is the person who intimidates her most the prickly and unconventional Princess Amaranthine called Mare the sister f her betrothedWhen a shocking assassination leaves the kingdom reeling Mare and Denna reluctantly join forces to search for the culprit As the two become closer Mare is. .
Ld Love is Love and that was really refreshing to see especially in fantasyAdditionally the sexuality f my new favorite princess couple are never disclosed in the book I think it s wonderful that we have a book that does not enforce any sort The Life Lucy Knew of pressure to define yourself using labels and allows way for interpretation by the reader Also it s anwn voices LGBT novel shoots fist into airThis is sincerely The Lone Sheriff onef the best romances I have read in a really long time Just the combined presence The Bridal Suite of Denna Mare in the same room together had my heart fluttering Their chemistry is absolutely electric and you can really tell that there is a deep true love between the two I would probably give up my first born childr something if it meant I got to read The Troublesome Angel of their adventures togetherFor a standalone fantasy novel I feel the magic system was really well developed I would have loved to see it expanded through an extended seriesbviously you can tell I m bitter I don t have books to look forward to but regardless it was uniue and well explainedThe Developing Drivers with the Windows Driver Foundation: Dev Driver Win Driver Fou_p1 eBook: Penny Orwick, Guy Smith: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. only negative thing I really felt about this book is the political relationships weren t delved into as much This is something I almost ALWAYS have an issue with in high fantasy novels with expansive histories so it may just be me I would have liked some developmentn that end but I don t feel it significantly impacted the story in any wayIn conclusion This book was amazing I am The Desert Princes Proposal obsessed It s at the topf my recommendations list I d do anything for a seuel NewFavoriteStatus Please pick this The Makeover Prescription (Sugar Falls, Idaho one up Thank you for your time 455 starsI will have many thoughtsn this book when I do my video review but for now I just want to say that my heart feels like it is glowing I put the book down 10 minutes ago and I haven t been able to stop feeling so happy about the way this story developed and the way that Mare and Denna s relationship evolvedIf you are a huge fan The Million-Dollar Question of the dislike to love relationship trope I would highly recommend this book If you love horses you would love this book If you love UEER FANTASY andwnvoices at that you will LOVE THIS BOOK I can t get ver how much I adored so many aspects f it A bit slow to start but the second half knocked me The Book of Pride off my feet and I seriously can t wait to read by Audrey Coulthurst I received an ARCf this book through a giveaway all thoughts are my The Hidden Kingdom (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel) own 155Ah it s good to be back I must like writing reviews nearly as much as I love to read I d never realized thathttpsemmareadstoomuchwordpresscoAnyway let s get into this book I m disappointed yes but not slump worthily so I received this book in an Owlcrate and while it sounded liiiiiit and looks even prettier it hadn t really beenn my radar beforehand So no I didn t like this But who has the time to be surprised by me not liking booksThe premise f this guy is sick At its most basic this is YA fantasy with a girl girl love
Story Which Is LikeWhich is like Obviously So yes I wanted to like this I m giving it a little extra in its rating because it s so important in that way But the executionwell I s so important in that way But the executionwell I explainThe fantasy f this is justpoorly done It s that weird fantasy trope where everyone has an INSANE name Here are the Conscious ones introduced in the first ten pages alone Dennaleia Alisendi Thandilimon Casmiel Amarinthine Aturnicus Mirianna Like what Oh and Amarinthine likes horses so her nickname is drumroll pleaseMare So like the names are that bonkers but the food is exactly the same asurs Down to tomatoes and chocolate cream pie and berries with whipped cream The nly thing that s really changed is the time telling They use sunlength and moon WHICH IS JUST CONFUSING I think a sunlength is an hour And a moon might be two weeks r a month Give it up you re low fantasy JUST ADMIT ITNow for the most important part the characters IMO everyone is flat as hell Oh sorry I should say the Six hells I truly crack myself up Anyway instead Chosen by the Alien Lord (Rusneon Mates, of the audience being shown the two main girls traits we re just told what Dennaleia and Amarinthine are like I refuse to call them Denna and Mare It s just Here Is Dennaleia She Is Bookish And Here Is Amarinthine She Is Brave Oh my God it s like Divergent factions Or Hogwarts houses Hahahaha Second time I ve cracked myself up in this review so I m calling this a win already Anyway have I said that enough yet we re told they re like this but it almost never seems that way These characters also never feel bad about ANYTHING They re total sociopaths When Thandilimon findsut his betrothed is cheating n him with his sister too predictable to be a spoiler yes he literally starts crying and asks if there s anything wrong with him It s so sad And Dennaleia is just like OMG whatever view spoilerEven worse later Dennaleia KILLS About A Half Dozen about a half dozen all but ne f whom are semi innocent henchmen and feels FINE So does Amarinthine Dennaleia even says Only I knew the truth that all that death had been an act f love THAT DOESN T EXCUSE IT AT ALL So gross right hide spoiler. Surprised by Denna’s intelligence and bravery while Denna is drawn to Mare’s independent streak And soon their friendship is threatening to blossom into something But with dangerous conflict brewing that makes the alliance important than ever acting Latin Lovers Greek Husbands Bundle on their feelings could be deadly Forced to choose between their duty and their hearts Mare and Denna must find a way to save their kingdoms and eachther.