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The Gods of Men Featured
Young Adult Indie 597
Beautifully Done!
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
5.0
There is nothing not to like in this book.

The story:
Sable hasn't had it easy. The daughter of a powerful man, she was sent away from home at a young age when a power she didn't understand showed in her. Years later, she's living as a healer in a village that doesn't want her there. When Jos shows up wanting to take her home with him to heal his father, she's skeptical, but eventually realizes there's no other choice.
Hunted by rabid beings and powerful sorcerers, she fights just to stay alive. As she grows closer to Jos, secrets are revealed and she learns just how much about him she doesn't know.

What I loved:
Is everything an acceptable answer?
Probably not. LOL. This book gripped me from beginning to end. The characters are fantastic and the way they go from distrust to hate to allies is just so well done. Sable is strong in her own right. I felt every bit of Jos' confusion and then when he started to really regret the life he'd lived, it broke me a little bit.
But the real star of this book is the writing style. Every word is crafted to perfection, flowing beautifully, and giving life to a well-developed world.

What was just okay:
Nothing fits into this category for me. It was too good.

Final Verdict:
A beautiful story of two tortured people finding themselves in a dark fantasy world. A must-read for all fans of epic fantasies!
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