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The Sin Eater’s Daughter (The Sin Eater’s Daughter, #1)

Sixteen-year-old Twylla lives in the castle. But although she’s engaged to the prince, no one speaks to her. No one even looks at her. Because Twylla isn’t a member of the court. She’s the executioner. As the goddess-embodied, Twylla kills with a single touch. So each week, she’s taken to the prison and forced to lay her hands on those accused of treason. No one will ever
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Dec 15, 2014

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I did it!I did it people,I finally finished it!Woohoo!

It took me months.Months.Don’t get me wrong,it wasn’t that bad.In fact,I had very high expectations and the story seemed very promising,but there were some factors that prevented me from enjoying it (although the second half was way better than the first).

1.Do you see this gorgeous cover?With the girl contained in a vial?That is exactly the feeling I got while reading The Sin Eater’s Daughter.I felt claustrophobic,Twylla’s life in the first h

It took me months.Months.Don’t get me wrong,it wasn’t that bad.In fact,I had very high expectations and the story seemed very promising,but there were some factors that prevented me from enjoying it (although the second half was way better than the first).

1.Do you see this gorgeous cover?With the girl contained in a vial?That is exactly the feeling I got while reading The Sin Eater’s Daughter.I felt claustrophobic,Twylla’s life in the first half with all the helplessness was more than I could bear.I read because one way or another books make me fly,but this was suffocating.

2.The notp.Seriously,I got nauseous every time Twylla and Lief had a scene together (and believe me,there were many).They just weren’t right,I could not witness the relationship between them and the lovey-eyes and lovestruck smiles without rolling my eyes.

3.Twylla

She.deserved.everything.that.happened.to.her.She was one of the worst heroines I have ever read about.The word heroine is too much for her,since the only thing she did was whimper about her misfortune to marry the prince and become queen (boo hoo hoo poor girl)and complain about the lack of choices when,as the queen-bitch put it,she had choices,she just didn’t like them.She never tried to change things,she was always,always afraid and her cowardice and selfishness almost doomed the kingdom in the time of need.The only choice she ever made was to get involved with her guard and that was the stupidest thing she could do.

The storyline was quite intriguing though,and the last chapters set me on edge because everything went to hell.There were many plot twists and the queen was a very…villainous villain,one of those you love to hate.I liked Merek,although I don’t know why he wanted to marry Twylla, and I will read the next book out of curiosity.I am just sorry this one didn’t reach my expectations.


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I love the feeling of absolute enjoyment and surprise from a book that I went in expecting to hate because of the extremely low ratings. The Sin Eater’s Daughter isn’t the greatest book to exist and has its flaws, but it isn’t necessarily horrible either.

MAJOR UNMARKED SPOILERS BECAUSE I NEED TO SCREAM ABOUT IT.

GOOD THINGS:
●Oh my god, y’all the world building is absolutely incredible. It has a huge religious/mythological aspect to it and it’s incredibly well written. This world is dark, dangero

MAJOR UNMARKED SPOILERS BECAUSE I NEED TO SCREAM ABOUT IT.

GOOD THINGS:
●Oh my god, y’all the world building is absolutely incredible. It has a huge religious/mythological aspect to it and it’s incredibly well written. This world is dark, dangerous, fucked up yet beautiful and you can’t help but be drawn into it.

●THE QUEEN:
○Marrying your siblings and children is totally normal, didn’t you know?
○Let’s fucking poison innocent people to death because WHY NOT? And better, let this girl believe she’s responsible for the murders because “her touch kills them.” Let’s just fuck with everyone’s head.
○THE QUEEN IS A FUCKING PSYCHO AND I’M 10/10 HERE FOR HER CHARACTER.
○Guys she married her own brother to keep the bloodline pure.
○She then poisoned her 2nd husband.
○She then planned on marrying her ACTUAL S O N and produce a pure royal blooded heir for the kingdom.
○SHE LIED TO THE ENTIRE FUCKING KINGDOM. She made up make believe Gods and manipulated the entire kingdom to keep them in and get them to do whatever she wanted. She poisoned a 15 year old and cut out the tongue of this other guard that found out. SHE IS FUCKING MANIPULATING EVERYBODY.
○She’s an evil bitch and I’M KIND OF IN AWE BECAUSE DAMN GIRL. I hate her but like,,, shit, if I were ever to be a villain I’d want to be like her. (minus the marrying your family part because ew.)

●DEATH:
○There’s so much death, blood and death and holy shit I was here for that too. This book IS dark and I love how the author didn’t shy away from these type of subjects. There are description of slow poisoning and death. Wow it was great.

●The character’s:
○Twylla is our perfectly flawed main character.
○She is the Queen’s personal weapon, there to execute the traitor’s.
○She “kills” people with her touch and she hates it every time. She’s forced to do it and has no choice.
○She’s clever, smart and learns from her mistakes.
○Like, shit, dude this girl’s entire existence was lie.

BAD STUFF:
●The slow pacing:
○This is incredibly slow paced and is mainly focused on character growth. It has a slow build up and the action and big reveals happen towards the end.
○Don’t go into this book expecting action and something to happen because you will be disappointed.
○However, Twylla’s character growth is well done throughout the book.

●THE LOVE TRIANGLE/ROMANCE:
○Shit, no I wanted to delete myself from the earth because *throws up* it was bad.
○There is a love triangle between the prince and her guard.
○She falls in love with the guard. (but like, betrayal happens at the end and who knows where this love will go now)
○I liked Lief and Twylla friendship. They were supporting, caring and there for each other and I absolutely hated the fact that it turned into romance because bleh it was NOT NEEDED.
○I liked the prince’s cold, closed off demeanor and shipped him with twylla but like, when he becomes desperate and needy at the end,,,,, no, bye, no more shipping.
○She’ll probably end up with Lief le sigh, whatever.

●IT WAS PREDICTABLE:
○Oh no honey, I saw that plot twist coming from page one.

Overall, this book really surprised me and I definitely recommend it for anyone who like very slow buildups with evil queens and crazy plot twists!

3.5 stars.
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