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Review: Memories of Prophecies

Memories of Prophecies Memories of Prophecies by Davis Ashura
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I was given the opportunity to read an ARC of this book, for which I am eternally grateful.

Before we delve into my thoughts - Dear Mr. Ashura, you had better be working on the next book because I'm going to need it immediately, please and thank you.

Now, for the book itself. What I adored about 'A Testament of Steel' was that it started off with a bang and kept going. This book was no different. The story picks up right where the first book left off, following our hero, Cinder, in his second year at the Third Directorate, and honestly, the story just never slows down. But in a really, really good way. Trust me. There is so much action in this book! AND all of the action is incredibly well written, to the point that I found myself audibly, literally gasping in response to what was happening on more than one occasion. (I MIGHT have screeched a few times as well while reading but there is no proof that it actually happened.)

All of the characters progressed so immensely in this book, not ridiculously so, but in a logical fashion, and I. Love. Character. Growth. !!!! It is one of the most frustrating things as a reader to have characters that are either stagnate, or progress too rapidly with no explanation as to why. This book had neither. The characters develop, but it makes sense how and why they are.

All in all, this book was an amazing addition to this series, and I cannot WAIT to see where the story goes next!

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