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    Tarnished City E–book/E–pub Summary ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Vic James Vic James ↠ 2 Summary On sale now 45 stars Review first posted on Fantasy Literature Tarnished City the second book in Vic James’s DARK GIFTS YA fantasy series is a hard hitting novel that picks right up where Gilded Cage left off without any infodumping to remind the reader what happened in the first book In this alternate version of our world England is controlled by a minority group the ironically named Euals who have magical

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    Tarnished City E–book/E–pub Vic James ↠ 2 Summary Summary ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Vic James Tarnished City by Vic James is the second book in the young adult fantasy Dark Gifts series From the title of the series to the intense book cover one should guess that this series is not all rainbows and sunshine but one

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    Summary Tarnished City Tarnished City E–book/E–pub Vic James ↠ 2 Summary Gilded Cage ★★★★★I finally read this Had been intending to for awhile and I'll admit it took about 20% before I got pulled in But this does have some thrilling moments Things pick up right where they left off It's been so long since I read Gilded Cage that I kind of wish I would have done a re read T

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    Summary ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Vic James Vic James ↠ 2 Summary Tarnished City E–book/E–pub I burn not shineActual rating 45 starsIn my review of the first book of this series I stated it had an uniue magic system a compelling narrative structure enthralling writing and an unguessable plot After such highly heaped praise I was hesitant to see how this would follow in its predecessor's strong footsteps It has al

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    Tarnished City E–book/E–pub 35 stars rounded upThis book was surprising It's a darker and grittier read than its predecessor Just as in Gilded Cage the story is still 'a bit different' in ways that keep you reading This is not a stand alone and you need to read Gilded Cage first Events pick up right where the first book left off We see less of Luke and of AbiSeveral u

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    Tarnished City E–book/E–pub Vic James ↠ 2 Summary Summary Tarnished City Second books in a trilogy are always tough to review This one in particular really has me staring at my computer screen with no idea what to type It doesn't make things easier that I liked it but also didn't at the same timeThe concept set u

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    Tarnished City E–book/E–pub Summary ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Vic James Vic James ↠ 2 Summary These people Their power The good they could do with it and the evil they chose instead This book is dark Not simply beautifully poetically dark no it is the sort of unpleasant darkness people want to turn away from This book shines a light on some of the worst aspects of human nature The things we all know exists but so many peop

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    Vic James ↠ 2 Summary Summary ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Vic James Tarnished City E–book/E–pub 455 TARNISHED CITY is an amazing follow up to last year's GILDED CAGE In fact I think I liked this one just a little bit Even though I see this listed and shelved as YA it's much darker than most YA I've tried which admittedly is not a lot because it's usually too angst y for me In this case however the author nixes a l

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    Tarnished City E–book/E–pub Having enjoyed “Gilded Cage” I was pleased to receive the second book in the Dark Gifts Trilogy “Tarnishe

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    Summary ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Vic James Vic James ↠ 2 Summary Summary Tarnished City 5 Words Power control torture magic rebellionIf you know me then you'll know how much I loved the first book So going into Tarnished

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Haracter to be able to resist the shine of power He was not better than his amily because he was a better person He was a previously a better person because he was not yet embraced by his amily Jenner is the sort of person who wants people to like him Now that his War Made New: Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History: 1500 to Today family has seemed to accept him he thinks he is on top of the world Abi Luke Poor siblings barely got to be reunitedor one chapter before they were torn apart again But A Boy in Winter fear not with each of them now with a Jardine it s only a matter of time before they reunite Luke Coira I wanted these two together so bad I still think it is going to happen but now that s Luke escaped and Coira stayed behind to the others it is going to be a long road backor them Silyen Luke What is going on here Like seriously what is the weird bond they have going on How are they linked What is the weird King nonsense I do not understand Bouda Faiers I kind of hate Bouda I like a girl with ambition but she the way she treats people commons is ghastly and I hope she gets what is coming to her As Frost at Midnight for Faiers I do not trust this man at all He seems so shady They only thing they have goingor them is that they re kind of hot together So maybe we can enjoy a little of that before they get their heads chopped off Gavar Daisy She remains the only one besides his daughter with whom he is entirely comfortable And Princess Baby, Night-Night for a young child she is incredibly perceptive She understands what he is thinking without him having to say Little Daisy sees the good in him before anyone else does If it weren tor the The Pentagon Papers: Making History at the Washington Post fact that she is 10 and he is 25 I would think that meant something romantic but given the age gap let s hope this is not the case Gavar Abi She always thought him an entitled boor but with that twist at the end him saving her life and presumably taking her to see Daisy I think their dynamic is about to changeor the better I am interested to see where this unlikely relationship is going to go Allies Friends Something Who knows hide spoiler Having enjoyed Gilded Cage I was pleased to receive the second book in the Dark Gifts Trilogy Tarnished City Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution for review This is very much a seuel to theirst book it does not stand alone and you need to read Gilded Cage On a Cold Road: Tales of Adventure in Canadian Rock first Inact it begins at the very end of the last book with Abi Hadley and her amily sent to the slave town of Millmoor after being banished rom the Jardine estate Of course her brother Luke had previously left Millmoor but he is not going to join the rest of his amily In act they are split again with young Daisy staying to care Nini for Gavar s daughter Libby and Luke being handed over to Lord Crovan as his new masterThis is a dark and exciting read On the way to Millmoor Abi manages to escape and joins up with the revolutionaries that Luke had previously worked with in the previous book She hopes to rescue Luke and inact this novel revolves around Abi than Luke However we do also have Luke s story as he I Love My Dad (Disney Princess) finds himself with the sinister Lord Crovan a man who rivals Silyenor the role as most unpleasant Eual For in this alternate Britain the Euals rule through Skill a kind of powerful magic The rest of the population live under their thumb condemned to slavery Flight, Vol. 7 for ten years of their lives It was Abi s decisionor the amily to do their slave days hoping the amily would have a relatively easy time of it working or the wealthy influential Jardine amily Of course this plan goes horribly wrong and leaves the Camp Rex family separated and scarred In this novel it is Luke whoinds himself in opulent surroundings while there is an undercurrent of violence and sadism Meanwhile while the Protests That Luke Had Previously that Luke had previously part in had been peaceful those involved consider violent methods of showing their anger At heart this is a novel about punishment and politics with many of the characters rom the last novel appearing in this story too Tarnished City is an exciting edition to the trilogy It does suffer a little rom being the middle book with lots of action but no satisfactory beginning or conclusion However I will certainly read on and hope to discover what Touch of Enchantment finally happens in theinal instalment of the trilogy I received a copy of this book When Dads Don't Grow Up from the publisher via NetGalleyor review. They know And as Silyen Jardine hungers Miles from Kara for theorgotten Skill of the legendary Wonder King the country’s darkest hour approaches Freedom and knowledge both come at a cost So who will pay the price. ,


His does have some thrilling moments Things pick up right where they left off It s been so long since I read Gilded Cage that I kind of where they left off It s been so long since I read Gilded Cage that I kind of I would have done a re read There is minor recapping which helpedThe author does a really good job with writing gray characters Many do horrible or at best sketchy things and then turn around and do something heroic I enjoyed Bouda s POV which was new You just don t know with her Same with Gavar Did I get his name right He was a jerk in book get his name right He was a jerk in book and then turns around and surprises you Some of these characters Silyen Are they redeemable Well the rebellion is kicking up a notch and I ll be Pee Wee Scouts treasury (Pee Wee Scouts, finding out the conclusion soon Abi s POVs were my leastavoriteI think there was a bit of patchy pacing it elt like a longer book than it is and cliffhanger It hooks you It s a little soap opera y there is infidelity but not overboard Maybe suffered a little second book syndrome but overall I liked itPrevious postMay 11 2017 On Netgalley I want soooo bad 35 stars rounded upThis book was surprising It s a darker and grittier read than its predecessor Just as in Gilded Cage the story is still a bit different in ways that keep you reading This is not a stand alone and you need to read Gilded Cage irst Events pick up right where the irst book left off We see less of Luke and of AbiSeveral unexpected events happened in this book which left me admiring the author or her bold choices while in many ways the plot progression was predictable This is definitely a middle book which leaves intriguing uestions about where the story will go New alliances High Heat formed in this will change the game in the next bookThe most interesting characters in this are definitely Silyen and Corvan and the plot development around them but we also see a lot of character developmentrom some other key charactersThe book inishes on a cliffhanger again and I will be one of the irst in line or the next in seriesRecommendedMany thanks to Netgalley or an ARC of this book All opinions are my own These people Their power The good they could do with it and the evil they chose instead This book is dark Not simply beautifully poetically dark no it is The Sort Of Unpleasant Darkness People Want To Turn Away sort of unpleasant darkness people want to turn away This book shines a light on some of the worst aspects of human nature The things we all know exists but so many people refuse to see And or that it is amazing When it comes to YA iction people seem to throw around the word dark whenever there is death or betrayal involved Well I will say to those people this book takes it to another level Be warned this is not your typical YA Fantasy The Cast Abi has always tried to do what right but also what was expected of her Previously she never thought to challenge the status uo But with her brother condemned A treatise on the law of marital rights in Texas for a crime he did not commit her parents shipped off to Millmoor and her little sister beyond her reach at Kyneston Abi steps up to the plate to right the wrongs the Euals have inflicted on heramily and so many others Luke goes rom an uncover rebel to a condemned criminal But no matter what horrors he is orced to Lots of Hearts face Luke refuses to let it break him Heights as hard as he can to ensure he never gives into the basest aspects of human nature to make sure he never become the monster Crovan his torturer says he will ultimately become Silyen continues to be the mysterious ambitious powerful young man whose actions constantly have to you uestioning where his loyalties lie if he has any at all Gavar goes rom the spoiled heir complicit in his amilies actions to a young man who starts to uestion the very society to which he belongs He starts to think of how things could be better Why Diets Make Us Fat: The Unintended Consequences of Our Obsession with Weight Loss for his daughteror everyone if only Euals were willing to change Bouda is a girl who continues to do whatever and whoever it takes to claw her way to top She is the embodiment of everything that is wrong with the Euals society The Relationships All discussion will be put in the spoiler tag because I do not trust myself to talk about them without spoiling anything view spoiler Abi Jenner That shit got thrown out the window and I will not miss it I was indifferent to them in book one but I could tell pretty early in book Jenner was too weak a R grip on a turbulent Britain brother and sister Don't Hex with Texas face aight greater than their own New alliances and old euds will remake the nation leaving Abi and Luke uestioning everything – and everyone –. On sale now 45 stars Review irst posted on Fantasy Literature Tarnished City the second book in Vic James s DARK GIFTS YA Black Women Writers (1950-1980): A Critical Evaluation fantasy series is a hard hitting novel that picks right up where Gilded Cage left off without any infodumping to remind the reader what happened in theirst book In this alternate version of our world England is controlled by a minority group the ironically named Euals who have magical powers and brutally use them to enforce their rule on everyone who isn t magically skilled The heaviest burden is the slavedays a ten year period that each ordinary person is reuired to spend serving at the whim of the Euals In Gilded Cage here s your warning of some spoilers Pajama Party for that book the Hadleyamily decided to serve their slavedays together hoping to work them out on the Jardine estate in relative comfort But the experience has turned disastrous in only a ew months Their teenage son Luke is now a prisoner of the sadistic Lord teenage son Luke is now a prisoner of the sadistic Lord accused of murdering a prominent Eual Older daughter Abigail is a ugitive on the run and the Hadley parents have been sent to the industrial slavetown Millmoor conveniently removing them rom the Action The Youngest Daughter Daisy The youngest daughter Daisy with the Jardines as a babysitter or the baby daughter of their eldest son Gavar Jardine Tarnished City like Gilded Cage shifts between the viewpoints of several characters Its primary Bringing the Outside In focus is on the teenage siblings Luke and Abi Luke now wearing Lord Crovan s magical golden slave collar is helicoptered to a remote estate in Scotland where the worst political prisoners are given over to Crovan s sadistic control Luke is terrified of the mental and physical tortureor which Crovan is infamous but what actually happens at the inescapable Eilean D chais is something he had never imagined Abi heads to the south of England to ind the revolutionaries including some sympathetic Euals that her brother Luke had previously been working with Her hope and goal is sympathetic Euals that her brother Luke had previously been working with Her hope and goal is rescue Luke with their assistance But Tarnished City also ollows the viewpoints of a ew key Euals the oldest son and Jardine heir Gavar a playboy who is beginning to take life seriously and is inding himself at odds with his Close to Hugh father s plans to control England Javar sianc e Bouda an ambitious young woman who will do almost anything to increase her own power and the youngest Jardine brother Silyan an immensely gifted Eual who is Women and Self Esteem following his own mysterious agendaLife is chaotic and holds unforeseen twistsor all of these characters and others The odds against the commoners and their Toy to Toy (Disney/Pixar Toy Story 3) few Eual allies are nearly overwhelming in theace of the immense magical powers of the Euals Vic James uses this setting to examine the ills of slavery and humanity s tendency to abuse powerThe truth was everyone in Britain wore a collar they couldn t see Millions of people unuestioningly obeying the Euals Slaving Charity for ten years in appalling conditions Subject to rulers they couldn t choose or criticize Confined to a country they couldn t leave until their days were done And accepting it all as normal Better to wear a collar you could see That way you neverorgot Tarnished City is a darker YA Fantasy ocusing on a culture of modern slavery that leads to oreseeable results including murder and public executions torture both physical and psychological profound betrayal and hinted at sexual assaultJames s characters are complex and do unexpected things After two books I still haven t Catch and Release: Trout Fishing and the Meaning of Life figured out the end gameor some key characters and whether they re trustworthy or not which adds a great element of suspense and intrigue Two characters in particular undergo shocking shifts in their behavior and outlook heading in opposite directions rom where they started In both cases it improves the plot tremendously although the shift in characterization is so profound it left me with the sneaking suspicion that James had a change of heart and plans after writing Gilded Cage possibly in response to some criticism of one particular plotline view spoilerthe romance between Jenner Jardine and Abi which was inherently uneual hide spoiler Gilded Cage I inally read this Had been intending to Road Map to Holland: How I Found My Way Through My Son's First Two Years with Down Syndrome for awhile and I ll admit it took about 20% before I got pulled in But A corrupted city A dark dream of powerLuke is a prisoner condemnedor a murder he didn’t commit Abi is a ugitive desperate to ree him before magic breaks his mind But as the Jardines tighten thei. Tarnished City


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