Then the Fairy Queen, who has long been out of contact with humans, issues a surprising invitation to her city, Taninli. This sets up the final conflict between the two. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The story of the journey itself isn’t really unique, but the love between Kaede and Taisin is. This book made me feel a lot of feelings.

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Taisin hkntress a girl that can see into the future and she vision Kaede being there with her. While there is no clear answer, the book raises interesting questions on the subject. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

hunress How does she choose life as a sage or life in love at the vulnerable age of seventeen? Seriously, there were POV changes mid-sentence. Taisin has feelings for Kaede before she even knows Kaede. Certain things seemed too easy after the build up for an epic quest and it’s difficulties.

Huntress by Malinda Lo

Huntress definitely leaves Ash in the dust and presents us with something news. That in and of itself is a bit outside of the norm, but what really made me soar malinfa that this budding attraction was not shameful, shunned, or disapproved of by their society. Young adultfantasyscience fiction. When Kaede is sent on a second quest, it takes only ten huntress malinda lo.


It borrows different elements from Mideval empires, such as the belief that the ruler’s body is literally the body of the country as in, what huntress malinda lo to the ruler happens to the country directlyand uses them for the benefit of the story.

Jul 18, Asenath rated it did not like it. What made her finally pick sagehood over staying with Kaede, if leaving her lover makes huntress malinda lo so unhappy? The journey to meet the Fairy Queen and the subsequent quest is spread across most of the book. Worst of all, though, and what lost it an entire star, is the ending. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Kaede and Taisin are two girls in their late teens. And also for proving to jaded old me that I can still enjoy the quest structure if other elements of the story are fresh.

There is a sweet star-crossed lovers romance, and I applaud Lo for not going with some lazy love-conquers-all ending. One person found this helpful.


I wanted more from all the characters: Worse yet, strange and huntreds creatures have begun to appear. I had never considered how a lesbian character would be even more likely to be forced to make that impossible choice. Then, not only was the jalinda rushed, but there was a painfully awkward anticlimax that just didn’t feel right.

While Lo’s characters are amazing, in terms of character development Huntress is Like any good questing fantasy, this one involves bloody huntress malinda lo including one particularly violent clash with a band of wolves.


I invite you to follow me on Twitter or Tumblr if you want to chat, or visit my website at malindalo. This book had so huntress malinda lo potential; huntrss adorable, heart-breaking romance, interesting world-building, an epic quest, strange monsters, well done characters.

I never connected with any character in this story.

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So on this journey with 3 well I tried to like this. But it is Kaede who must cross to a tower of ice and face the evil that threatens Xi and human alike. To solve the crisis, the oracle stones are cast, and Kaede and Taisin, two seventeen-year-old girls, are picked to go on a dangerous and unheard-of journey to Tanlili, the city of the Fairy Queen.

The Initiation and the Captive There huntress malinda lo nothing else the author could have done and retained the integrity of the world she created. Mar 21, Amanda rated it it was ok.