SPOILER FREE MINI REVIEWS: Legendary & Three Dark Crowns

Hey guys, today I’m coming at you with some new book reviews! Today I’m reviewing Legendary by Stephanie Garber and Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake!



Legendary (Caraval, #2)


tags: Magic, Female MC, YA

TW: Memories of abusive parenting

I really wasn’t sure if I would enjoy this one. I really love Stephanie Garber’s writing but, I wasn’t sure how I would feel about the pov change in this one. I loved Caraval (all 3 times I read it) and so I had pretty high hopes for this one. I wasn’t sure how I would feel about Donatella since she is so different to her sister, who I definitely relate more to. But, I ended up really enjoying her. This book focuses on a new game of Caraval but, this time it’s not just a game. I really enjoyed all the big reveals and plot twists. I called most of them pretty early on, but it honestly didn’t even matter to me because I enjoying the book so much!

I do recommend reading or re-reading Caraval before you dive into this one because there are so many plot points I would have forgotten if I hadn’t done a re-read! It just made reading book 2 such a better experience, and I will definitely be re-reading books 1 and 2 before I read FInale (book 3) next year! I’ve really enjoyed reading from both Scarlett’s and Donatella’s POVs so I know Finale will definitely be one of my most anticipated reads of 2019!


Three Dark Crowns (Three Dark Crowns, #1)

Thank you to Pan Macmillan Australia for supplying the e-arc via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.


tags: YA, Fantasy, Elementalist Magic, Stick with it

TW: Death, Betrayal, Family Mistreatment

This was honestly so good??? I wasn’t even going to read it, it was barely even on my radar but then some fellow bloggers started raving about it so I decided to give it a shot.

The book ended up being really amazing. I mean, it gave me so many headaches and it was really slow and it felt soo long but, I really enjoyed it! It honestly was starting to take me so long to read that I considered not finishing it. But, I did finish and the pay off was so good! As soon as I finished I immediately put book 2 on hold at the library and I can’ wait to read it!

I really enjoyed the sisters in this one! I didn’t love all of them but, I thought Mirabella was really interesting. They are all being manipulated by their families and lied to by their respective Government systems so I think it’s going to be really interesting to see how the first book pays off and how everything comes to a head plot-wise and sister-wise in book 2!




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7 thoughts on “SPOILER FREE MINI REVIEWS: Legendary & Three Dark Crowns

  1. I’m glad you liked Three Dark Crowns. I adored Katharine and the poisoner world.
    I didn’t like Caraval when I first read it but I loved Legendary. I’m still shook about it! lol.

    Fantastic post! ❤

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    1. The Poisoner world is so so interesting! I definitely can’t wait to get to book 2! 💕
      I am such a big fan of Caraval, I don’t know what it is about the series but I think the writing is fantastic and I actually really like Scarlett as a character, which I know not everyone else does.
      I honestly can’t wait until Finale!

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