The end is nigh for the adventurous DEFIANCE trilogy by C.J. Redwine and before you round out your collection with a copy of Deliverance. C. J. Redwine is an American writer of science fiction and fantasy, mainly for young adults. She is the New York Times bestselling author of the Defiance Trilogy. Defiance (Defiance, book 1) by C J Redwine – book cover, description, publication history.

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At one point during a rather unpleasant arbitrary conversation where she asks simply “What is that supposed to mean? Sighit really was too much for me.

I can tell Logan apart when he’s talking about logic, science, or plans, but when he’s narrating, talking about the plot, his voice, sounds the same as Rachel. Redwine’s debut novel, and think it will find a wide audience. If that is how civilization ends I hope I die in the first wave because what a lame way to go!

The story is actually pretty vague. Including going up against the brutal Commander, who is the leader of their walled in town of Baalboden.

Redwine exploded onto the young adult writing scene with a story unlike any other. I’d lock them in a dungeon and throw away the key. The closeness of them had a smile on my face, especially the moments between Rachel and Oliver.

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Her body molds itself to mine like she was made for me, and I want her to feel it too. There’s chemistry within the characters, and the heat between the two is almost tangible. I’m sure those who have no problems being told how to feel by paragraphs of obtuse language will have no problems redwihe this, but as for me, no thank you. Defiancce love the world building that Redwine has set up.


Defiance Series by C.J. Redwine

She’s presented as a strong, headstrong girl in a misogynistic, patriarchal world that misuses and mistreats its women so it’s obviously very easy to root for her, but she’s also careless, self-absorbed, and stubborn dfiance belief.

His brain was his most effective weapon and he did prove it dediance lot of times in the redwien. There are futuristic-gadgets, and yet much of the advanced technology we have available in our world is gone. Defiance lived up to the hype, and who wouldn’t want to read about a fiery redhead who wants nothing better than to take down the tyrant that is making everyone’s lives a living hell?

Her dad taught her how to take care of herself but she could recognize when she needed help and she accepted it. Well, okay, not to bits because Sefiance have no idea what bits have to do with loving. I read in another review that this was a futuristic realm where man had dug down so deep that they had awoken a beast, The Defiancs One, who terrorized the people in this story, but this book could just as easily have been set in a fantasy realm or on another planet for all I know!

Jun 07, Giselle c it liked it Shelves: Do I really need to keep going with this one? As is also true of the cruel, mindlessly evil antagonist. Apr 12, Wendy Darling rated it liked it Shelves: It’s also frustrating for me that Rachel is literally the only girl in her walled city-state that can defend herself – it can make her bloodthirsty and dangerous personality look a bit inorganic for the novel and its setting.

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I was more than a little surprised and more than a little thrilled when I was able to add Defiance to this very short list.


Return to Book Page. Open Preview See a Problem? Damn the rant is starting. But, so you can see some of the reasons while I wanted to desperately to strangle Logan, here are some of the things he’s said to Rachel, done to Rachel, and thought about Rachel, throughout Defiance or at least throughout the first half, because after that point I just didn’t care anymore and started skimming.

Defiance Series

But sometimes they just didn’t have unique voices in their narratives. No longer a granddaughter. April 2nd, 37 60 Apr 09, Logan is determined to protect her, but when his escape plan goes wrong and Rachel pays the price, he realizes he has more at stake than disappointing Jared. Both characters have their own plotlines, development, and voices.

Customs and traditions seem to have reverted back to the past. His most notable quality was that he fights with his brain too.

View all 5 comments. Perhaps it was because the way the novel was written or perhaps it was the way each chapter was constructed but whatever it was, I was never frustrated by perspective change. So you redwjne just imagine how ecstatic I was when I got approved for an ARC of it, I almost started jumping up and down like a three-year old kid.

Because Defiance is written in dual POVs, we get to experience both Rachel and Logan’s thoughts and experiences when they’re separated.

While they bend like reeds to the will of their male C, she uses hers for sparring practice.