Book Review:Gathering Darkness by Morgan Rhodes

Book 3 in the Falling Kingdoms series 

Published: 2014 by RazorBill, an imprint of Penguin Random House. 

Rating: 5/5

Pages: 405

Genre: YA/ fantasy 

My thoughts:

Morgan Rhodes continues to amaze me. This book guys, was every bit as epic, maybe even more so than book 2! And it had the best cliffhanger ending yet! 

I feel that Gathering Darkness was truly the game changer book for our characters here. So much happens it is insane! I am amazed with every characters transformation. I was gasping so much throughout the book. 

Lucia. Okay so I liked her in the first book but she started to irk me in the second. By the third book…

I hate her. But I love to hate her if that makes sense? 

Why, you ask?

Because she’s so foolish! And none of her actions are even close to being justified.

Unlike Cleo and Magnus, both of whom I adore madly. They are perfection. And there was a confession from Magnus which made me SO happy! I was fangirling big time. 

This book introduced two characters, one I instantly loved (Ashur) but one I was weary of (his sister). Let’s just say I was super mad and sad with the sister at the end of the book, talk about betrayal! I wanted to throw something at the foul Princess. 

Nic was a character that I always liked, I felt so sorry for him throughout. He couldn’t catch a break! Lysandra, she was introduced to us in book 2 and I love how she grew in this book and can’t wait to see where book 4 takes her and all the others.

I had to re read the ending several times! I couldn’t believe it. I had read a fair few books where a character becomes drunk with power but this? 


Was something else entirely. And I cannot wait to read book 4. I have high hopes, so while I probably won’t be jumping into book 4 right away, I’ll definitely be thinking about the events of book 3 for a good while to come. 

And that concludes my review, thanks for reading πŸ™‚

Brooklyn πŸ™‚

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