Snagged @ The Library Review: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

Posted September 26th, 2014 by in 2014 Read, 4.00 Wine Glasses, Reviews, Snagged @ The Library / 4 comments

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Snagged @ The Library Review: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFeversSource: Library Borrowed

Format: Hardcover
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers


Date Read: September 2014

Genre: Fantasy, YA
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Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?

Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god of Death Himself has blessed her with dangerous gifts—and a violent destiny. If she chooses to stay at the convent, she will be trained as an assassin and serve as a handmaiden to Death. To claim her new life, she must destroy the lives of others.

Ismae’s most important assignment takes her straight into the high court of Brittany—where she finds herself woefully under prepared—not only for the deadly games of intrigue and treason, but for the impossible choices she must make. For how can she deliver Death’s vengeance upon a target who, against her will, has stolen her heart?

More Information:
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Series: His Fair Assassin #1


Snagged at the Library Review

 

JUST A NOTE: These are books that I have Snagged @ The Library . Some of the reviews will be long and others will just be quick thoughts on the story.

Read for Fun (Library Book/Book Club)
Overall Rating: 4.00
Story Rating: 4.25
Character Rating: 3.75

Read It File It Review: Overall I was very impressed with Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers! The story was strong and the characters really grew on me by the end of the story. My favorite part of Grave Mercy was the action. I’m not going to lie, I kind of like when the leading lady not only holds her own but is also the one that has to save the day without making other characters look weak. It is a nice twist to read. I will pick up the next one in the series from the library.

Book Club Thoughts: The gals at book club agreed that this was a very good read that could appeal to many different readers. One of the ladies was particularly drawn to how well the author was “true” to the time (she is a bit of a history buff). She liked the detail to how they dressed and the setting. Overall this was a win for the book club gals!

 

 

FTC Disclosure

 

Overall Rating
4 / 5
Story Rating
4 / 5
Character Rating
4 / 5
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