Monday, 10 August 2015
Review: Crystal Kingdom [Kanin Chronicles #3] by Amanda Hocking
When I first began reading this series, The Kanin Chronicles, I had no idea how it would all play out, or how it would end. Each new book only brought with it a new question to be answered, a new puzzle to solve, and another life or death mission for Bryn.
Crystal Kingdom is everything i expected from this series and so much more. As the series has progressed the tone of the books has gotten darker, and it shows within the pages of Crystal Kingdom. with a war between tribes ever present, Bryn must do all she can to clear her name, but also strive to do her best to keep her family, her kingdom safe.
On the run, Bryn find herself in the company of an unlikely ally, Konstantin, Not only is he there to help Bryn, but he also wants to find a way for the truth to come out. The animosity between Bryn and Konstantin has been clear thought this series, but now Bryn has to trust him, to put her life into his hands, and hope and pray that he has good intentions and won't try to betray her or kill her. Every choice he makes she silently questions, wondering if this will be his last. Seeing this duo work through thier differences made for a tense read, every action Konstantin took I was worried it would be the one that ended Bryan's future. But eventually this duo managed to find a common ground.
So much happens within the pages of Crystal Kingdom that it's hard to try to put it all down on the a page, each new chapter only had me wanting to know more, worried over what would happen next. Crystal Kingdom has to be my favorite book out of this series. I love how we get to leave and explore the world Bryn lives in. Seeing other tribes and thier homes, learning about thier skills. I was even more excited to get to see Wendy and her new family again. The war, when it eventually came, was brutal and violent, and the loss of so many familiar faces did make me cry, but I thought the ending was a nice way to say goodbye to this series.
Crystal Kingdom was an epic read that I wish I could read all over again. I did not want this series to end, but I did get the happy ending I wanted.