Note: This review is spoiler free (spoilers are all marked and have warnings)!
Book: The Shadows Between Us
Author: Tricia Levenseller
Age: For readers 14 and up
Rating: 2.5/5 stars
Synopsis: Alessandra is tired of being overlooked, but she has a plan to gain power:
1) Woo the Shadow King.
2) Marry him.
3) Kill him and take his kingdom for herself.
Now doesn’t that synopsis just sound amazing! Yah well it did, but it turns out the synopsis was the only good part of this entire book.
Meh. That is what I have to say about this book. Completely and overwhelmingly meh. I mean the characters were flat, the storyline was cliche, the worldbuilding was nonexistent and it was just so boring and predictable!
I wanted to like this book, I really did but it just was such..... a huge mess. Where’s the flavor? Where’s the villain? Where’s the action?. Now I know what you’re thinking: “Not every story needs to be a fantasy style action packed novel” and I agree but... this book was literally marketed as a fantasy plotline with Slytherin type characters?!? And don’t get me started on the “Slytherin” characters.
What I didn’t Like:
What I Liked:
And that’s about it! Sorry to those who really liked this book, I respect your opinion but this one just wasn’t for me!
11/21/2020 01:02:51 pm
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PeachyPress (The Creator)
11/25/2020 08:14:02 pm
AWW THANK YOUU!!! This means so much especially since I take wayyy too long to make these reviews 😂😂 You’re so kind ❤️
12/17/2020 09:17:25 am
From @annareadswithcats on Instagram I am so glad you agree! What a great review, I almost wonder if the book was a little longer or set up to be a trilogy if we would get more character development? Regardless it was nice to read a short and sweet fantasy novel with some romance!
Peachy Press (The Creator)
12/18/2020 06:19:08 pm
Thank you so much!! Yes it might have been different as a series! And I agree, while I didn’t enjoy this book that much I agree it’s a nice light read! ❤️
9/2/2021 07:54:53 am
Ahh! You're right at manyy places! And yes there wasn't much about the characters.. But i personally loved the book.. And no offense everyone has different opinion.. But the way you described yours.. Is so nice and forward... Keep it up!! ❤✨
9/2/2021 06:15:15 pm
Glad you enjoyed the book! You're right, everyone does have different opinions : ) that's all right! Omg thank youuuuuu
9/2/2021 12:06:28 pm
The characters were really flat. I enjoyed this book because I was listening to it and the narrator was good. But, yeah, you’re right on the nose with this.
9/2/2021 06:13:40 pm
Someone else also said that the audiobook did a good job narrating! That's cool! YESSS the characters were sooo flat!
9/2/2021 12:06:54 pm
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9/2/2021 06:12:11 pm
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9/2/2021 01:19:02 pm
… I’m a bit nervous about putting my hand up to say that I liked this book lol.
9/2/2021 01:27:08 pm
No need to be nervous about liking this book! All opinions on books are valid 😊 sorry if my review made you feel nervous to admit to liking this book! That was not my intention 😞
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