Windwitch (The Witchlands #2) by Susan Dennard ~ Review

Hardcover400 pages
Published January 10th 2017 
by Tor Teen
Source: ARC Provided by the Publisher
Rating: 4.5 Out of 5 Stars


Synopsis:

Sometimes our enemies are also our only allies…

After an explosion destroys his ship, the world believes Prince Merik, Windwitch, is dead. Scarred yet alive, Merik is determined to prove his sister’s treachery. Upon reaching the royal capital, crowded with refugees, he haunts the streets, fighting for the weak—which leads to whispers of a disfigured demigod, the Fury, who brings justice to the oppressed.

When the Bloodwitch Aeduan discovers a bounty on Iseult, he makes sure to be the first to find her—yet in a surprise twist, Iseult offers him a deal. She will return money stolen from him, if he locates Safi. Now they must work together to cross the Witchlands, while constantly wondering, who will betray whom first?

After a surprise attack and shipwreck, Safi and the Empress of Marstok barely escape with their lives. Alone in a land of pirates, every moment balances on a knife’s edge—especially when the pirates’ next move could unleash war upon the Witchlands.


Review:

Thank you Tor Teen for sending me a copy of Windwitch for review. This in no way affected my opinion.

I really liked Truthwitch but I loved Windwitch. For me Truthwitch had one of the most amazing character developments but I still wanted a little more. Windwitch delivered that something more. The story is vivid. At times I found myself wanting to paint the beautiful scenes I was reading on the page. I was intrigued by the new relationships that developed and the POV's kept the pacing fast to where I just flew through and did not want to be disturbed. 

I also liked the fact that the series has not been predictable. Susan keeps you guessing where these characters are going and where they might possibly end up. I really love Safi and Merik but for me Iseult and Aeduan stole my heart. This series is only going to keep building and is just magical and beautiful and I can not wait to devour the next one. 


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About the Author:

Susan Dennard has come a long way from small-town Georgia. With a masters degree in marine biology, she got to travel the world—six out of seven continents, to be exact (she’ll get to Asia one of these days!)—before she settled down as a full-time novelist and writing instructor.

She is the author of the Something Strange and Deadly series (from HarperTeen) as well as the forthcoming Witchlands Series (Tor, 2015). When not writing, she can be found hiking with her dogs, exploring tidal pools, or earning bruises at the dojo.

You can learn more about Susan on her websiteblognewsletterTwitter, or Pinterest.

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