The Scarlet series by A.C. Gaughen has been one of my favorite ongoing series since I dove into it last year, so obviously I started reading Lion Heart with equal parts excitement and nervousness. Gaughen has been all about the brutal endings so far, but surely she’ll give us a happy ending here, right? Lion Heart delivers a satisfying ending for sure and has cemented this series as one of my all-time favorites. What a wonderful feminist take on Robin Hood! I must admit that I had a bit of trouble getting back into the series when I started reading Lion Heart. It’s been more […]
It’s weird to start off a 4 orange review saying that I’m sort of disappointed in the book, but alas, that is what hype does to me. Make no mistake, Lady Thief is a great book that is cementing Scarlet as one of my favorite ongoing series, even if I possibly didn’t like this one as much as I wanted to.
Scarlet, oh Scarlet, how do I love thee? *happy sigh* This book began to get a fair bit of hype when fellow book bloggers got their hands on ARCs of the sequel, Lady Thief, and not long after, it was picked as our next book club book! I have to say, I’m so freaking glad that I didn’t let the hype scare me off on this one, because it is seriously fabulous. So Scarlet is a retelling of Robin Hood, and honestly that already boded well for me. I love Robin Hood, have done ever since The New Adventures of Robin Hood tore my heart […]