The end is nigh for the adventurous DEFIANCE trilogy by C.J. Redwine and before you round out your collection with a copy of Deliverance. There were so many things that thrilled me about DEFIANCE, from the characters to the worldbuilding to the gorgeous prose that pulled me so. C. J. Redwine is an American writer of science fiction and fantasy, mainly for young adults. She is the New York Times bestselling author of the Defiance Trilogy.

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C. J. Redwine

Rachel is also a textbook case of how not to write a Strong Female Character. Lots of books, particularly YA dystopias, use sexism to engage the readers – yeah, make us angry!

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The actions and misogyny in Defiance clearly hint towards an early time period, but the dialogue between characters, and even the character’s names, certainly do not. Rachel and Logan’s response? Or – and this is just another possibility – maybe you could be less of a condescending asshole and try say and what she clearly didn’t understand in a different light, and not ridicule her for not understanding you.

DEFIANCE by C.J. Redwine

One thing I wasn’t prepared for, though, is how dark and gritty these books actually get. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Her body molds itself to mine like she was made for me, and I want her to feel it too. I’ve stumbled upon c.j.redwnie characters before, but in combination with such a wishy-washy setting? She is supposed to be a rebellious, independent bad ass but to me she just comes off as whiney, reckless and too stupid to know when to shut up. Her father’s apprentice, her Protector, her tech-head, her heart and her soul, Logan is just as determined deffiance Rachel to stop at nothing to always be there for her, and keep her out of harms way.

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Defiance (Defiance, #1) by C.J. Redwine

Defiance was a book that was on my priority to acquire list ever since I first came across it earlier this year. It’s the way they’re written, angst filled, melodramatic, that annoys the hell out of me. The final installment in the Defiance TrilogyDeliverancewas published on August 26, He’s a complete and total asshole to her, and yet she “can’t bear to live without him.

She was a strong-willed, confident and impressive character. I hated this boy with a burning passion. Because Defiance is written in dual POVs, we get Defiance doesn’t waste any time at throwing you right into the story. Honestly, I am shocked by the large number of glowing reviews Defiance has gotten thus far.

But treason against the Commander carries a heavy price, and what awaits her in the Wasteland could destroy her.

Instead, apparently Redwine thinks emotions are best conveyed and measured c.j.redaine the number of synonyms of and similes for sad she can cram into a chapter. Right in chapter one, we’re provided with very clear indications that Rachel has a strong hatred towards Logan, ever since she confessed her love hmph to him two years ago, and he rejected her. Redwine has good bby, but little follow through.

For more of my reviews, visit my blog at Xpresso Reads The closeness of them had a smile on my face, especially the moments between Rachel and Oliver.

Rachel lives with her father Jared the city’s best tracker and courier, and her father’s apprentice Logan. Apr 12, Wendy Darling rated it liked it Shelves: So many questions, such little time. It was quite engaging, actually. The pacing fell a little short for me. But it goes beyond that. The role of women has taken a big leap back, which left me furious in a few instances. Like my other 3.

Why can’t they just blow it up? We know this because Logan has lots of plans lying about and ink-stained fingers and does a lot of tinkering around with gears and wires. But I will wax poetic about that later.

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Ok, except Rachel just happens to live in the misogynistic town, where c.j.redwlne the woman hate is supposed to make me feel sorry for her. I love a good romance now and then, degiance usually there are books that make me nauseous. Please introduce links to this page from related articles defiande try the Find link tool for suggestions. Yet she also has such a vulnerable innocence when it comes to her love for Logan. You’re lucky I’m not wringing your neck. Within the walls of Baalboden, beneath the shadow of the city’s brutal leader, Rachel Adams has a secret.

Because of Rachel’s idiotic actions, Logan gets caught up in it too. This is not a joke and I am telling you every book like this that I have read has been dubbed with this effect.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Defiance Defiance 1 by C. He commands her, she does what he says. Defiance, far from being a defiant cry about the re-emerging fantasy genre in YA Fiction, has only made me extremely wary of it.

Happy to be following! Over and above that though, Rachel came across c.j.fedwine petulant and whiny more than kick-ass and Logan, for all his romantic c.j.redwune, was also controlling and seemed eefiance look down upon Rachel from time-to-time. That’s right, Chase is evil just because, so of course he’s going to be cruel and ruthless enough that he’s willing to do anything to get what he wants, heck he’ll even kill minions and kidnap pregnant women just to make a point.

At one point during a rather unpleasant arbitrary conversation where she asks simply “What is that supposed to mean?