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Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook à Kiersten White Kiersten White à 0 characters characters Now I Rise The first time in his life he rejects her unexpected plea for help Torn between loyalties to faith to the Ottomans and to Mehmed he knows he owes Lada nothing If she dies he could never forgive himself but if he fails in Constantinople will Mehmed ever forgive him As nations fall around them the Dracul siblings must decide what will they sacrifice to fulfill their destinies Empires will topple thrones will be wonand souls will be lost. When I finished the first book in The Conueror s Saga I couldn t wait to get my hands on the next book I absolutely loved Mehmed Lada and Radu I was completely taken in by their uniue personalities and the love that they had for one another Despite the fact that their interests were often conflicting they managed to remain the closest of friends and sometimes However I am sad to say that I didn t get the same pleasure from reading Now I Rise It was like this book came along and burst my bubble Any seeds of resentment and anger that were planted in And I Darken came to life in this book My view of these characters has been irreparably changedand not for the betterOne of the things that really stood out to me about the first book was the loyalty that this trio seemed to have for one another Even as their political and religious alliances were in opposition they always found a way to support one another and place their personal relationships first Yes for Mehmed and Lada there were a few betrayals but I never felt like they were than superficial based upon the expectations of their positions Perhaps I just wanted to believe that especially where Mehmed was concerned even though the writing was on the wallIn contrast to the first book Now I Rise is full of betrayal and underhanded manipulations Every one of them turns their back on the people that care for them some to a greater degree than others However none of them were innocent of treachery in this bookMehmed in particular was a character that I grew to despise He claims to love Lada but sells her out at every turn Honestly I began to dislike him in the last book as he repeatedly chose to sleep with other women while professing his love for Lada What a pig I wanted to make excuses for his behavior then but I ve got my head on straight now This book helped me come to the realization that he is nothing than a calculating self centered power hungry asshat I hope that Lada kills himAlthough I like Lada than Mehmed she is eually obsessed with power and consumed by her blind ambition to reign I think I probably cut her a little slack because she is a big time underdog It is rare to encounter such a strong badass female lead character so I really want to like her Unfortunately I found her pretty unappealing for much of this book also She may not have betrayed Mehmed and Radu in the huge way that they both betrayed her but she did plenty of horrible things in order to assert her power over those she hoped to rule The brutal tactics she employed didn t sit well with me either regardless of the fact that I wanted her to achieve her end goal Sweet Radu also proved to be a big disappointment this time around Turning his back on his sister he willingly submits to Mehmed s every self serving demand It was pathetic He befriends and then betrays close friends in order to further Mehmed s uest to conuer Constantinople Even as he knows that what he is doing is wrong he repeatedly chooses to sacrifice others that are innocent in the hopes that he will gain the affection of a man that he knows will never love him the way that he does I wanted to pity him but my anger toward his actions never let that emotion set in In some ways he was every bit as bad as Mehmed but his duplicity was hidden beneath a fa ade of presumed harmlessnessAfter finishing this book I feel hollowed out There is a part of me that still wants to see how things will work out I d hate to miss it if Lada ends up killing Mehmed However a part of me is just disgusted with all of these characters that I once loved I m not sure that I can bear to watch them destroy one another It is clear that this isn t going to be a HEA type of story The damage is done and I suspect that their insatiable hunger for power and unobtainable love will just end up destroying them all It is fitting but not necessarily something that I feel like watching play out I guess I ll see how I m feeling when the third book is released For now I m going to lick my emotional wounds and give my disappointment plenty of time to sink inCheck out of my reviews at wwwbookaddicthavencom

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Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook à Kiersten White Kiersten White à 0 characters characters Now I Rise She has no allies No throne All she has is what she’s always had herselfAfter failing to secure the Wallachian throne Lada Dracul is out to punish anyone who dares to cross her blood strewn path Filled with a white hot rage she storms the countryside with her men accompanied by her childhood friend Bogdan terrorizing the land But brute force isn’t getting Lada what she wants And thinking of Mehmed brings little comfort to her thor. this is the gay masterpiece I deserved in the year of our lord 2017 and it is still a masterpiece in 2019 And I Darken was a well written and developed book but I had mixed feelings on the romance and wanted a bit in the character department I did not expect either aspect to improve I definitely did not expect White to fix BOTH of my issues with book one It s not often a seuel can surpass my expectations so much but this seuel is undeniably better than book one Now I Rise both does away with the love triangle drama and far surpasses book one in terms of character workLada doesn t get any less fierce during this book in fact she gets even brutal Yet she s not heartless she has some very compelling relationship development with several side characters While she just doesn t have as far to go in terms of development I still enjoyed her journey and conflict over duty to family And then there s Radu who I didn t particularly care for in the first book Here though he got an INCREDIBLE character arc I am still reeling from this character arc I cannot get over how much Radu has grown and changed and how much I LOVE HIM Radu s inner debate over which side truly deserves to win Constantinople really stands out throughout the book in both his internal and external conflict It s incredibly difficult to write characters on both sides of the fence but White executed it brilliantly How many ways could a man turn traitor in a lifetime Possibly my favorite aspect of the character work were the complex side characters Between Nicolae Cyprian and Nazira my absolute wife and favorite character of maybe the whole book I just love everyone None of these side characters are one dimensional Even my least favorite side characters never felt like plot devices they re all morally ambiguous and they re all interesting I want to give Nazira an entire extra paragraph What a fantastically developed character both an ambitious person who wants vengeance and a supportive cinnamon roll at the same time A true lesbian icon Hatred makes monsters of us all I have to say Nazira and Radu s platonic relationship development is one of my favorite parts of this book It is really hard to find such strong and developed platonic friendships in YA I loved how many characters made comments about how they clearly love each other but without passion They re two people who don t always trust others but they are always so real with each other And of course their banter killed me and knocked me into the ground where I m still lying full of feelings I care about their friendship even than any of the romantic relationships in this book My favorite kids who mlm and wlw solidarity Side by side and alone together There s some great relationship development in this book too Lada and Radu and Mehmed s relationships with each other are of course still significant but the new relationships introduced really stand out Again let me mention how much I love Nazira and Radu But there are so many Lada s relationships with her many soldiers and a mentor she finds But let s be real here view spoilerRadu and Cyprian hide spoiler

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Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook à Kiersten White Kiersten White à 0 characters characters Now I Rise Ny heart There’s no time to wonder whether he still thinks about her even loves her She left him before he could leave her What Lada needs is her younger brother Radu’s subtlety and skill But Mehmed has sent him to Constantinople and it’s no diplomatic mission Mehmed wants control of the city and Radu has earned an unwanted place as a double crossing spy behind enemy lines Radu longs for his sister’s fierce confidence but for. The daughter of Wallachia wants her knife back Last year I adored And I Darken I think its publication was a true event I don t know of any other YA historicalfantasy series or standalones that can be said to get close to what And I Darken presented its readers with Kiersten White had clearly meant her story to stand out as uniue and she succeeded gloriously Just the fact that her heroine didn t put love above anything else was impossibly refreshing the two male protagonists were so faceted and fleshed out I sometimes wondered at their not bursting out of the two dimensional page and the moral greyness of all three of them paired up with the harshness and the violence of the world they moved in made me think often of the YA label as a fence this novel sat on rather than respected In few words I loved it all And I would have been satisfied with Kiersten White just confirming all the work she had done in that book even without any real improvement Meaning I am a fool Because she improved it Oh what am I saying She took all the good things she had put in book one worked some magic and the level of the whole series skyrocketed If the third installment is anything akin to these two books the Conueror s Saga is bound to become a favorite of mineBut I ve blabbered enough you re here for a review and a review I ll deliver The book follows two plotlines Lada s and Radu s each of them either struggling with their demons fighting for their dreams and sometimes both at once Lada s narrative is less rich and paradoxically static since she is the one mostly on the road than Radu s and for me it was also slightly less engaging but her characterization never stumbles ad it develops in a direction that is as frightening as to YA readers used to ponies and rainbows it is unexpectedNo one is going to be surprised if I say that Lada is ferocious cruel determined to the point of viciousness to the point of stubbornness What is probably going to make you wrinkle your nose is that I see in her as much steadfastness and commitment as fear In my eyes Lada is fundamentally a very scared young person who has understood the only way she can work her way into the world is not to weave it but to punch and kick and stab it herself for herself Perhaps she had never stopped being that girl lost in a place where she could never have power White indeed in this book added to her characterization a great many nuances strongly linked to Lada s sexuality and identity as a woman The truth is that if Lada could she would be neither man nor woman she is honest when she says that She has no wish to be a man no matter how uncomfortable her body and sexuality in general can make her but on the other hand Better to be a soldier than a woman Her relationship with Mehmed is masterfully contextualized in this subtext and I love White for giving their romance a narrative purpose instead of doing the opposite as it happens and often and bending every other thing to it The dagger too which she constantly mentions also metaphorically is a powerful symbol of Lada s claim to overcome the limits of gender not to mention obvious hints like her title Prince or her refusal to be dressed up like a doll Moreover her being so viscerally attached to her homeland almost brought tears to my eyes Sometimes this feeling is concretized in physical elements of the landscape and those passages stole my breath What if she remembered the fortress wrong What if she climbed up and the sun did not come out What if it did but it felt the same as any other sunrise She would climb that peak one day soon When it was all hers She would come back and she would rebuild the fortress to honor Wallachia My second point about Lada s plotline concerns a technical aspect I think it s meaningful that when the PoV is hers the only properly characterized people are women and men meant to stand for or represent something else Oana and Daciana for instance are hardly recurring presences but their personalities are perfectly outlined in very few but very skilled strokes Daciana besides is a stunning female character and she deserves a whole paragraph only to her praise but this review is already way too long as it is so I ll pass The same can be said for John Hunyadi I love you Hunyadi I love you whom Lada puts in direct contrast and comparison with her late father to the point that she outright tells him I wish you had been my father As for her Janissaries Nicolae is or less the only one who stands out if we consider that after all Stefan view spoileris functional to Daciana characterization hide spoiler


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    characters Now I Rise Download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook à Kiersten White Kiersten White à 0 characters Do not lose that hunger You will always have to fight You will have to be ruthless brutal everything Lada Dracul Prince of Wallachia is ready to rule her countryonly that country refuses to be ruled by a Dracul or by a woman However Lada has made her decision and that is all that matters No one will be brutal than me No one will be ruthless And I will never stop fighting But she cannot rule alone she has her loyal men

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  • Hardcover
  • 471
  • Now I Rise
  • Kiersten White
  • English
  • 15 May 2020
  • 9780553522358