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: Hawksong: The Kiesha’ra: Volume One (): Amelia Atwater-Rhodes: Books

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Not this book however, I’ll admit that it was short, there could have been more development of the characters pasts and personalities. Was it all a ruse to pull readers in and then, kick them so hard in the end making them realize how just not badass you are? Mar 27, Mei rated it it was amazing Shelves: Random HouseDelacorte. Avians hide their emotions; Serpientes wear their passions and anger on their sleeves.

I could not look into the eyes of a boy terrified of death and shaking from pain and feel hatred. Danica Shardae what a lovely name is fierce and independent, yet as broken as any other, showing there is no difference between the Royals and the soldiers.

I should like to analyse all the characters, if you don’t mind: The story involves two assassins from both kingdoms, and love against the odds. I’ve literally had an epiphany after reading this book, and my entire life is practically redefined. Atwater-Rhodes is a brilliant writer, creating a world rich in lore, myth, and tradition. Danica, the queen of her hawk people, and Zane, the king of the cobras, are shapeshifters who marry to end the hzwksong feud between their people.


The haw,song Atwater-Rhodes creates is full of rich history and an understanding that shows true depth from the author. We are speaking of shapeshifters here and the races are birds and serpents. Apart from the dalliance that Zane was carrying on, which obviously needed to come to an end once Zane was married to Danica, that guard snake-girl needed to back-off. They both want the same thing, but hawjsong it enough to keep the marriage together?

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It is this little plot that drew me to it years ago and that has brought me back for a second time. It was such a fun fantasy story I enjoyed every minute of it.

Danica Shardae, an Avian shapeshifter, has the ability to take bawksong a hawk’s form and wander the skies. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. A marriage aligning their two groups. I couldn’t believe that Amelia Atwater-Rhodes had one of her main characters abdicate the throne because she couldn’t hack being a queen to the people she and her parents had tried to save from war!

The world she lives in is also her cage, despite being such a hawksojg animal, and the ancient hawksng are thoroughly intriguing. It manages to incorporate them all successfully and in a way that both instructs and entertains. Remember two warring sides? May 08, Victoria rated it it was amazing. Another good ol reread Summer Why, I’ll never know; but in a way I’m glad I didn’t, because now Haw,song get to follow these characters into their next chapter, for the first time.


Showing of reviews. I, despite having read over books since late I wasn’t big on reading before thencan count on one hand how many books I’ve taken the time to read more than once.

Zane is as committed to peace as she is, but by nature they are so different can they ever bridge the gap between them. Thank you for that, good sir.

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I loved that Danica and Zane were willing to do anything for their people, even marry the enemy. Avians do not lose their temper and they do not cry, no matter what the situation. Our favorite toys for everyone on your list. But making peace proves to be harder than either of them had expected.

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I loved the ideas involved in this book. So does Danica, she in fact can trust Hzwksong, perhaps even more than boik. The serpiente have the second form of a snake. The only thing more familiar to her is war: However, she survives while Zane stays at her side. Sep 25, Shdnx rated it did not like it Shelves: Now, that plot may sounds simple enough, but the actual storyline goes far beyond a matrimonial truce.