“I did not like this book. The writing is beautiful and the premise interesting, but the world building and characters so ridiculously flawed that I could not bring myself to finish it - there are just too many other compelling reads clambering for my attention on my TBR to waste time on this.
DeStefano has used every cheap shock thrill she can find to bolster her plot: polygamy, under-age sex, rape and murder. Even the continents and ice caps have fallen foul of her pen in an attempt to create a shocking, bleak world!
Sorry, it just didn't work for me”