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. 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. Defiance (Defiance, book 1) by C J Redwine – book cover, description, publication history.
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It would pick up, then slow right down, so I did have trouble reading it in one sitting. I really don’t know where to start in this review.
She was a true badass and a very real person. Everything living must have a vulnerability. Yet she also has such a vulnerable innocence when it comes to her love for Logan.
Lots of books, particularly YA dystopias, use sexism to engage the readers – yeah, make us angry! She also owns and manages http: Logan invents brilliant pieces of tech that might be found in a science fiction novel. Redwine is one I’ve been meaning to read for a while. Defiance is certainly filled with plenty of action, which is something I think a lot of dystopians are, oddly enough, missing.
Sadly, I was led away from the awesomeness by some huge let downs and mumble-jumble of mediocre writing.
Defiance (Defiance , book 1) by C J Redwine
She was tough and confident, knowing how to take care of herself, unlike other women in defiamce city. I had no expectations going in except knowing that those who have read it really enjoyed it.
Let me say it right now: Return to Book Page. Or what the bits of a novel are or where that particular phrase comes from. Any time she did do anything on her own, it was always a disaster that got her scolded afterwards.
Perhaps it was because the way the novel was written or perhaps it was the way each chapter was constructed but whatever it was, I was never frustrated by perspective change. The respective backstories for both her and Logan are delivered somewhat clumsily in infodumpy dialogue, but Redwine outgrows that early on and it doesn’t overshadow the the narrative for too long.
His past has truly shaped his future; it has changed what kind of man he deciance come to be. Logan is her bland, but self-sacrificing love interest. If this book was written years ago and I had read it then, maybe I would have liked it.
The Courier’s Daughter Trilogy 1. But, you know, I see the Commander doing exactly what he has to do to save the rest of the town, and this fixation on how evil Chase is and needs to go just shows me Redwine is unwilling to tackle the potential complexities that could’ve been with the character and took the easy way out instead.
Gag me with a rusty spoon. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Trivia About Defiance Defianc This deifance is also posted at Book Overdose Logan calculates things, makes plans. I wish that I could say that what I found in the pages were up to my expectation of what the cover offered.
Huh, haven’t seen that one before. One of the few people that is able to leave the walls is couri 4.
What world is it anyway? More damning is the fact that these POVs seem identical – if their names were not at the start of the chapters, it would be hard to distinguish them from one another.
Rewdine, scratch that – you can’t act like this at all. View all 4 comments. But what kind of character would she be, if she didn’t make any mistakes?
But the Commander has something up his sleeve, no matter how hard Rachel and her deemed Protector Logan try he always seems one step ahead. I love heroines who fights and knows her ways when it comes to weapons. Is the second book as good as the first? It debuted on the New York Times bestsellers list. Rachel refuses to accept it and decides to go find out what really happened to him.
Major points get deducted. Mar 21, Nafiza rated it really liked it Shelves: I was left feeling disappointed and yet again annoyed reswine the majority of this book. She starts planning a way to cefiance over the protective city Wall and look for her father. In fact, it’s so overwritten I had to figure out he’s been missing for sixty days from two lines of dialogue The leader of this city is an evil creep who will get under your skin as only a great villain can.
And Rachel was absolutely refiance that. View all 35 comments.
There is one thing, and one thing alone, which defines a novel as fantasy and that is world-building. Sometimes reading from a male’s point of view just makes me laugh. And now let’s talk about the leader of this town, Commander Chase. This is about where I realized I’d gotten really disturbed by his personality and the fact that he was apparently the love interest we were meant to root for.