The Demon's Surrender (The Demon's Lexicon #3)

 
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The Demon's Surrender (The Demon's Lexicon #3)
Age Range
12+
Release Date
June 14, 2011
ISBN
9781416963837
The Goblin Market has always been the center of Sin’s world. But now the Market is at war with the magicians, and Sin’s place is in danger. Thrown out of the Market she loves, Sin is thrown together with brothers Nick and Alan—whom she’s always despised. Alan has been marked by a magician and is being tortured so that the magicians can get to Nick. As Sin watches Alan struggle to protect the demon brother he loves, she begins to see him in a new light—but she and Mae are locked in a fierce rivalry over who will inherit the leadership of the Goblin Market, and a decisive battle with the Aventurine Circle is looming. Mae’s brother, Jamie, is holed up with the magicians, his loyalties in question. And Nick—well, who knows what a demon might do to save his brother? How far will Nick go to save Alan—and what will it cost them all?

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A tantalizing and magical, action-packed romance.
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The drama and action doesn't stop for a second in this final installment of THE DEMON'S LEXICON series by Sarah Rees Brennan.

I really enjoyed the interesting characters, the setting of a magickal Goblin Market within London, and the complexity of the story's relationships. That being said, the writing itself was quite droll. The exposition in the beginning was well done, reviewing necessary plot points and re-introducing characters from the previous books. However, the later descriptions of characters and settings throughout the book were bland and could have used some excitement to fit with the pace of the plot.

Sin is an interesting protagonist, and her complicated relationships with magicians, humans, and even demons makes this story worthwhile. I also loved the dynamics between the brothers, Nick and Alan, and their complex personalities and relationships with Sin.

I think that other readers will also come to love the characters throughout the series and as such will enjoy this latest installment. Fans of CITY OF BONES, BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, and TWILIGHT would love the entire series!
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