August 30, 2018

#BookReview of Transcendent by @LesLivingston


Transcendent (Starling, #3)
Reviewed By: Rachael
Publisher: HarperTeen
Recommended Age: Young Adult
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
About the Book: LOVE CONQUERS

On a storm-swept terrace high above the streets of Manhattan, Mason Starling holds the fate of the world in her hands as her beloved Fennrys lies bleeding at her feet, his life hanging in the balance. The ancient Norse prophecy of Ragnarok stands poised on the knife edge of fulfillment. Mason’s transformation into a Valkyrie—a chooser of the slain and the one who will ultimately bring about the end of the world—is complete. Still, she remains determined to thwart her father’s apocalyptic desires. Whatever is to come, it won’t happen because of what the prophecy foretold, or what Gunnar Starling has planned, or what the fates have already decided. What happens next will be up to Mason and the Fennrys Wolf. The world had better hope they haven’t reached the limits of what their souls and swords can survive.


Perfect for fans of Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series, and set in the same universe as Lesley Livingston’s much-loved WONDROUS STRANGE trilogy, with roots in Greek, Roman, Norse, Egyptian, and Celtic myths and legends, this thrilling conclusion to the acclaimed Starling trilogy is filled to the hilt with sweeping adventure and soaring romance.






About the Author: 
Lesley Livingston is a writer and actress living in Toronto. She has a master’s degree in English from the University of Toronto, where she specialized in Arthurian Literature and Shakespeare. She frequently performs with the Tempest Theatre Group, of which she is a co-founder. She is also the author of WONDROUS STRANGE and DARKLIGHT.

Do I Recommend this book? Yes!!

Notes and Opinions: Livingston brings this story to a close and I'm sad to see it go. This book has fighting, another world, gods, goddess and romance. It brings you deeper into the Norse mythology. I loved the twists on the whole Greek/Norse mythologies. I connected with and loved these characters. I'm happy with how the story ended for Mason and Fenn. A brilliant end to a wonderful series! This had everything I wanted and I can't wait to read this authors other books. 

 









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