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Perdition by Ann Aguirre
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Mar 26, 2013

it was amazing
bookshelves: read-in-2013, honorable-mention, read-in-2016
Recommended for: Fans of the Razorland Series and kiss ass chicks
Read on September 04, 2013

This is the character that Siranthia Jax should have been. She was tough on so many admirable levels. She could fight well and didn't depend on a white knight to always swoop in and rescue her-- which is the sort of shit that bothers me about a lot of YA books these days. She also has a strong sense of dignity. She doesn't come emotionally undone in public and doesn't make an ass out of herself when a guy burns her. She basically says eff him and moves on. I loved that. I loved the world and the characters. Things weren't outright predictable and that's one thing that is consistent with Ann's work. I suppose my biggest complaint would be the sex scenes. I have no issue with sex. I'm not a prude and I enjoy a good sex scene. Writing a good sex scene is really not Ann's thing. She almost tried to be tasteful about it by omitting things and that just made it hard to read. I found myself having to guess as to what they were actually doing because Ann almost seemed too afraid to outright say it. Aside from that, I loved the book. Read it in record time and can't wait for the sequel.

Recommended & Honorable Mention

Yes/No Checklist
Sex: Yes
Gore: Yes
Rape: No
Magic: No
Drugs: Alcohol

Star Categories
Romance: 4.5 Stars *knocked it for the sex scenes.
Action: 5 Stars
Pacing: 4 Stars
Writing: 4 Stars
Plot: 5 Stars
Overall: 4.5 Stars

Protagonist Meter
Damsel--------*--Badass
On the same level as Deuce.
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26.0% "Once I start an Ann Aguirre book, I can never seem to stop."
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02/11/2016 page 131
38.0% "Rereading cuz I love this book and am ready for book 2."
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