Sunday, March 26, 2017

Review - Only Broken Things Are Free by Casey Matthews

Reviewed by -- Jacqueline Driggers

Book Review of --
Only Broken Things Are Free (A Pygmalion Fail Book 3) by Casey Matthews

Overall star rating --- 5

About the book:
In the concluding book of the Pygmalion Fail trilogy, the world of Rune stands on the brink of chaos as dragons overtake the Queen’s capital. Isaac, along with the Queen and his samurai bodyguard Ronin, must escape to a mystic sanctuary aboard a sky ship crewed by beautiful female warriors who find him ridiculous—and whose opinion of his best friend, who happens to be an orc, is lower still.

Meanwhile, Isaac’s already weird relationship with his samurai protector takes another turn when he learns of Ronin’s origins—and those of Rune itself.

But there’s precious little time for bickering now. He’ll need all his allies if he’s to defeat the Lord of Dragons.

Book creation ratings -- Max. total of 30 possible --
Overall total, out of 30 -- 30
-- Story & characters -- 10
-- Cover & title -- 10
-- Editing & formatting -- 10
* based on a 1-10 scale with:  1-4, poor; 5-7, good; 8-10, very good.*

The review --
This book, like the others in the series, is an absolute delight to read. Although, there were a couple of moment towards the end when I wondered if I was going to continue to like this book in the end. But the author has written a wonderful conclusion to an awesome series.

And yet, the ending leaves the door open to further novels in this series; but yet leaves the reader feeling very satisfied at the ending they were given.

This book has slightly less humor than the other two, but that in no way diminishes this book. This is the conclusion after all, and the big battle happens in this book. But there are humorous moments here and there. The action is wonderfully intense, and very well written.

Can't remember when I've enjoyed a series more. I highly recommend this series to any reader, but especially to science fiction fans, fantasy fans, and gamers.

Reader Recommendations
Genre -- fantasy, science fiction
Age recommendations -- 17 plus
Sex content rating -- none
Violence rating -- mild to moderate

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