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Given to the Sea by Mindy McGinnis


Khosa, like all the woman in the family became for her, is destined to give birth to one child and then dance into the sea. To save Stille. But she doesn’t want to die, nor she wants to be touched.

Vincent is the third in line to the throne, his grandfather still rules although he is very old. His father can’t wait to be the next king, unlike Vincent, who doesn’t want to be king at all.

Darah is not a normal girl, she is one of the last Indiri, people with magic and who are feared by others. She wants to find another male to breed with so she won’t die as the last of her kind.

Witt is the head of the people of Pietra, the Lithos and he is the chosen one to lead the sick and old to the paths of death.

This book had so much potential, but I did not like it at all. In this world it is okay to rape a woman, and you earn right the right to breed when you have a pure bloodline. Like horses.
The author didn’t that much worldbuilding, I have no clue where what place lies, a map would have come in handy. Or what the people look like. Khosa is a girl who doesn’t like to be touched, but soon she find one boy who apparently is that attractive and destructive that she want to have sex right there and now. Most of them make rascal decisions and I utterly dislike that, THINK.  

Although I did not like this book, I did finish it rather quickly. She has a nice writing style and because the chapters are short you are flying through this book. I wish I had other good things to say about this book and I know the reviews are very mixed, and that some people really enjoyed it.

I had expected so much more. This book came in the April box of Fairyloot, with the Theme Dreams & Wishes. I can’t express how much disappointed I am in this book, for me it doesn’t have to do a thing with the theme and although I did like the goodies that were in the box I am highly disappointed that I got this book.


Two stars..

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