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Explain it to me. He’s a merciless, power-hungry, mysterious leader. Rachel and Logan’s response? Rachel and Logan were the most insipid, irritating protagonists.

Shellie and Ann-Marie February Ok, except Rachel just happens to live in the misogynistic town, where all the woman hate is supposed to make me feel sorry for her. Does Defiance take place in the future of our world, or an alternate world? Jun 29, Sandes gii rated it refiance was amazing Shelves: I expected Defiance to be straight up fantasy but it surprised me tricked me!

Redwine really did an amazing job in showing bg significance of each of Rachel and Logan’s roles in the story and showing each of their journeys through their own povs.

I tried several times to start this review with something clever or profound, something that would let you know I mean Serious Business about this book. I find them jarring and disruptive to the rhythm of the novel. Fortunately, she didn’t stay that long and her character developed remarkably fast and good. Number 1 in series Courier’s Daughter Trilogy Author s: I’m nearly done with it but don’t want it to end!

But I am telling you so many, many things could have been done bj. He was one of the sweetest gentlemen, I loved how meticulous he was with everything he did; planning, checking and triple checking things, how he put his body on the line for those closest to him, I think he definitely made it to my favourite literary crushes. I hated this boy with a burning passion. While other girls sew dresses, host dinner parties, and obey their male Protectors, Rachel knows how to survive in the wilderness and deftly wield a sword.


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. The boy and girl are always putting eachother down. Overall, this story just lacked a lot. Their romance is very sweet, and like I said, no insta-love, but instead a slow and satisfying build-up.

These characters actually learn from their mistakes and do not keep repeating them. Let me start again. Logan calculates things, makes plans. Instead, apparently Redwine thinks emotions are best conveyed and measured by the number of synonyms of and similes for sad she can cram into a chapter. The man’s a genius and a humble one too. You, as the reader, get to watch Rachel shatter in a million pieces over and over and over again then try to pick them up and move on.

Because of Rachel’s idiotic actions, Logan gets caught up in it too.


Basically, a whole bunch of Cursed Ones woke up, destroyed all of modern society, except the government manages to kill all but one before it collapses, and the survivors, living in fear of an attack by the last surviving monster, are now crammed into a bunch of towns protected by the soldiers who killed the other Cursed Ones. You can’t act this and then declare your love for her moments afterward. Return to Book Page. I got the impression from defianve that she was very sheltered, since she was laboring under the impression that she could just shout things and get her way.

In a futuristic setting with walled-in cities to stave off a monstrous killing machine, Defiance is a mix of dystopian and fantasy that has a very interesting premise, although its characters did leave me feeling kind of uncomfortable, as well as annoyed.

Defiance (Defiance, #1) by C.J. Redwine

I can tell Logan apart when he’s talking about logic, science, or plans, but gy he’s narrating, talking about the plot, his voice, sounds the same as Rachel.

The me from 3 years ago remembered it as awesome and heart-stopping and jaw-dropping and whatnot, but I suppose I was a tad too easily impressed at the time.


I also enjoyed how his lust consumed his logical reasoning and was rather amused at how Rachel affected him as a man. Rachel the main character is the epitome of this over blown writing style. He is the reason for so much suffering within the walls and why he needs to be brought down. Luckily, the premise still kept me engaged.

Defiance (Defiance , book 1) by C J Redwine

I was expecting the bad boy type but he was actually more of the nice guy. Rachel lives with her father Jared the city’s best tracker and courier, and her father’s a An unsolicited Advanced Reader Copy was provided by the publisher for review.

Yet, even beyond the characters, what defines Defiance is its genre: Mar 13, Eunice rated it defaince liked it Shelves: I have high hopes for this character and her further characterization in the future books, as well as for fellow females Willow and Sylph to grow into more than just cardboard cutouts.

Sometimes reading from a male’s point of view just makes me laugh. Predictably, they are found out, eefiance just as predictably, they discover passionate love for each other.

As it is, there’s a redwihe to enjoy about this easily read, fast-engrossing young-adult novel. But sadly not enough detail or worldbuilding is provided to for readers to form a clear, believable picture of what lead to this apocalyptic scenario or the picture the current conditions that the characters live in.

The Commander made me want to hurl several times.

They cannot leave their home without said escort and when they turn seventeen, a man will court them and they will become a wife.