The end is nigh for the adventurous DEFIANCE trilogy by C.J. Redwine and before you round out your collection with a copy of Deliverance. There were so many things that thrilled me about DEFIANCE, from the characters to the worldbuilding to the gorgeous prose that pulled me so. C. J. Redwine is an American writer of science fiction and fantasy, mainly for young adults. She is the New York Times bestselling author of the Defiance Trilogy.

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He commands her, she does what he says.

First and foremost, it should be known that their dual narration was very poorly written and if it were not for their names appearing before every chapter, I would not be able to tell them apart. Why does the commander have control over it? That fact that it makes no sense will be beside the point. And I love that. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The middle I can forgive some skimming but I do enjoy being captivated at the end and this one just… did not hold c.j.reddine interest for me.

I get it – he’s degiance bad guy. In fact, it’s so overwritten I had to figure out he’s been missing for sixty days from two lines of dialogue The two of them are still perfect for each other, of course. Yes, we have a love triangle or at least I think we do. More damning is the fact that these POVs seem identical – if their names were not at the start of the chapters, it would be hard to distinguish them from one another.


It took forever to read, and nothing truly exciting enough to draw me in happened.

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I just feel like there could have been more. The history of how Balboden came to be was rather deficient in details and being the curious person that I am wanted more information. Rachel refuses c.jredwine accept it and decides to go find out what really happened to him. No, scratch that – you can’t act like this at all. Rachel and Logan, while proving to be intriguing characters from the surface, are truly quite flat.

Defiance (Defiance , book 1) by C J Redwine

The deifance between the two of them in the first half of the book is written perfectly – but then suddenly I feel like it fizzled out. Dystopian books can be hit or miss, but I kept hearing good things about the story and characters.

When Rachel’s father fails to return from Defiance by C. Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. She is a flawed character and they are the best kinds. Defiance, far from being a defiant cry about the re-emerging fantasy genre in YA Fiction, has only made me extremely wary of it.


One thing I wasn’t prepared for, though, is how dark and gritty these books actually get. Defiance Defiance Trilogy Author s: View all 5 comments.

Rachel has no doubt that Oliver, the trusted family friend and surrogate father, is the one that will be named. Which is a shame because if not for my issues with these characters, this book could have easily blown my mind. Hopefully now you understand the basis behind my extreme hatred towards Logan, because he truly is an deefiance character, and an even more awful love interest.

Redwine – Starting March 7th Okay, there’s still more examples I have to show of why I hated Logan and why you should, too.

Defiance (Defiance, #1) by C.J. Redwine

Read the full series review here. This is a brilliant debut from author C. Let’s just start with Rachel, and get her over with. Hardcoverpages. Redwine definitely delivers, and I can’t wait until the sequel.

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Defiance doesn’t waste any time at throwing you right into the story. The city-state of Baalboden is a terrible dystopia.

Thus, he gently let her down when she once admitted to being in love with him.