Book Reviews

Enthroned by KM Shea

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First off, KM Shea is amazing. Her books are clean, fun, and exciting. If you have not read any of her books yet, please do! She’s a super talented writer.

Now, on to the review…

I loooooved the concept of a female King Arthur. Way to be original, Shea. The time travel element was compelling too and made for some interesting flourishes.

I wish I could leave the review at that, but I want to be honest. So here goes. Britt was a fun character; however, there was little development and her reactions weren’t in depth. It felt like I was just skimming the surface of who she was. Merlin… In this rendition, he’s supposed to young and handsome, but I had a really hard time getting passed an old man wearing Gandalf robes. This could have been a clever twist, yet again, there wasn’t enough development.

While the plot had great potential, it was rushed. I felt like someone had pressed fast forward and I was only getting vague images of the real story. The writing was pretty good, although a little grey compared to Shea’s other works. Lastly, there were a few things that were unbelievable. Like the fact that Britt is mistaken for a boy, plus her exceptional martial skills…

 

Altogether, I was disappointed by this story, but since I got books 1-3 for free, I might read the next two. And who knows, maybe I’ll like them better.

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Have you read this book? What are your thoughts? Please comment below! I’d love to hear from you! 🙂

 

 

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