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The King of Crows

(The Diviners #4)

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The breath-taking finale to the epic New York Times bestseller, The Diviners, from Printz winner and beloved author, Libba Bray.

After the horrifying explosion that claimed one of their own, the Diviners find themselves wanted by the US government, and on the brink of war with the King of Crows.

While Memphis and Isaiah run for their lives from the mysterious Shadow Men,
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Hardcover, 560 pages
Published February 4th 2020 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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✨    jamieson   ✨
Maybe for of a 3.5 but uhh, I can't believe how ... just okay this was.

I Loved Before the Devil Breaks You so much (and this whole series) but this was .. so boring? At one point it was almost a chore to pick it up. Nothing happens for most of it, the characters just wander around. All the momentum from the end of the last book is lost. Some of the character arcs didn't make sense to me and the climax was unsatisfying and way too easy/quick. I don't even want to talk about it, it hurts me to
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vivika
May 27, 2018 rated it liked it
let it be known that i would do anything for theta knight

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what do you mean no title? what do you mean no cover? wHat dO yOu mEan nO reLeasE yEAR? WHAT DO YOU MEAN NO SYNOPSIS? WHAT DO YOU M E A N
Nick
Jan 17, 2020 marked it as to-read
I thought this series was over????
Lance
“But if you abandoned the idea that such a paradise awaited you, and believed that you would live this life over and over again, would you not live the life you had more thoughtfully?”

“Make a better history."


4.5 stars rounded up. The King of Crows, while not the perfect finale, is a solid book and ending to a series that has found its place in the deepest parts of my heart and soul. I'm not going to lie, I was initially disappointed with this finale after finishing reading it. But after
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Tara ☽
Apr 16, 2019 marked it as to-read
If Sam dies we riot at dawn
preoccupiedbybooks
Here we go friends!
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Don't mind me, I'll just be the one crying in the corner, waiting for February 4th...
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;3
that clip of spongebob crying into a cup and then drinking his tears and crying again was me during the last half of this book
sofia (sam willows)
Feb 08, 2018 marked it as to-read
school should give me three days of free absence to finish this series, and the fact that i literally don't have time to read this is homophobic


2017 thoughts:

holy shit I just saw that this has no release date... here I go again loving a series that doesn’t have an ending yet, and probably wont end in the next 2 years

great
Anna Luce
3 stars

I hate to say it, or write it, but The King of Crows wasn't a very satisfying conclusion to The Diviners series.

“Who got to decide what made somebody an American? America, the ideal of it at least, was its own form of elusive magic.”


While it isn't as drawn-out as the finale to the Gemma Doyle series (which was around 800 pages) it struck me as being similarly anticlimactic.
In The King of Crows the pacing of the story is all over the place and the characters have very rushed and
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Ivy
Aug 07, 2018 marked it as to-read
Shelves: coming-soon-20
i made this in two minutes in picsart and forgot to add a 'the' to the beginning but i'm proud of it so you can freak off, okay
I'm very clever, I know
bella ϟ  [ bella farren ]
2020?



I don't even know what to do with myself right now. that cliffhanger. I still haven't recovered.

but that cover is giving me life
ambsreads
Aug 23, 2018 marked it as to-read
i regret my choice to read this series when this book wasn’t out. i need answers!!!
ABookishGift Reviews (Max)
WAIT I THOUGHT IT WAS ONLY GONNA BE A TRILOGY

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maya
Apr 15, 2019 marked it as to-read
Shelves: fantasy, instant-buy
how is this only 336 pages
how is everything going to be okay???

WHAT DO YOU MEAN LIBBA BRAY????????????
also

2020........



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update: sooooooooo
this book is now 560 pages???
i’m not angry just confused but also kinda happy but also kinda like how?
anyway i’m ready to fucking collapse when i read this book because it’s going to be that good
fablesandwren
May 04, 2018 marked it as to-read
Shelves: physical-shelf
sOoOoOoOoOoO... do we know anything about when book four will come out or what it is called or what it will look like or what pieces of my heart will be left after I read it?
Jennifer
Feb 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
WRITING THIS REVIEW IS GOING TO KILL ME SEND HELP. *sobs*

Holy shit A&U, that fucking cover is just... thank you. It is perfect. 11/10 would sell my soul for an ARC. I love you. Please add the ISBN so I can pre-order it. =D

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EXCUSE ME A&U I KNOW Y’ALL ARE BUSY BUT I NEED THE AUSSIE COVER FOR THIS BOOK BEFORE I LEGIT DIE A PAINFUL DEATH KTHX. Seriously, I’m checking basically every other day at work and I’m honestly ready to cry because... BOOOOOOOK. Need.

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WE HAVE A TITLE
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Virginja ↢ 99% imp
Please change the covers again because every time I see the new ones I JUST WANT TO VOMIT. ...more
☆ Mira ✷
Oct 27, 2018 marked it as tbr-series
Shelves: i-want-it-now
need need need
rin ( ̄ヘ ̄)	 read/watch mo dao zu shi
surprisingly enough i got an arc but when will i learn how to read
Gaia
Nov 25, 2019 marked it as to-read
happy endings for everyone are REQUIRED. no one (else) is allowed to die (except jericho).
Erica
Oct 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
i pray that the cover style for this book goes back to the same style as book 1 which was by far THE BEST COVER!
Rue
Apr 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Fuck me.

I need to mourn. Or cry. Or something like that. Because this book defeated me. Hello, best book of 2020.
♡ Dakota ♡ (Sarcasm is my middle name)
You mean they aren’t changing the covers all over again for the final book? How disappointing!
Tara
Jun 23, 2018 marked it as to-read
i will literally never know peace until i get this book

miss libba bray if you see this can you please give evangeline o'neill's biggest fan an arc someday? getting this book is the only reason i'm surviving college p l eas e
Mandy
Oct 20, 2018 marked it as to-read
Who do I have to sell my soul to get a release date and a copy of this book? The King of Crows? The Shadow Men? I mean, no, but I mean, maybe the publishers at Little Brown? That sounds reasonable.
Olivia
BUT WHEN DOES IT COME OUT THO
Aimal (Bookshelves & Paperbacks)
Apr 15, 2019 marked it as anticipated-releases
me when i saw the title and cover: :)
me when i saw february 2020: :(
Tana △⃒⃘ ⚯͛ Cozyreadings
16/04/2019

IT HAS A TITLE, COVER AND PUBLICATION DATE??? BRB DYING

also, I thought there would be more pages but honestly I don't care, I need to know what's going to happen
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Last chapters felt rushed, anyone else agree? (spoilers ahead) 2 12 Feb 14, 2020 06:45AM  

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What is it about writing an author bio that gives me that deer-in-headlights feeling? It's not exactly like I'm going to say "I was born in Alabama…" and somebody's going to jump up and snarl, "Oh yeah? Prove it!" At least I hope not.

I think what gets me feeling itchy is all that emphasis on the facts of a life, while all the juicy, relevant, human oddity stuff gets left on the cutting room floor.
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