1 edition of Crimson bound found in the catalog.
Written in English
|LC Classifications||PZ7.H66144 Cp 2015|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||441|
|LC Control Number||2014030890|
And you. I feel like I got whiplash from this pacing tug-of-war. This is a book you will want to read as fast as you can for the intricate plot and as slowly as you can to savor the gorgeous world-building and the ravishing love story. She wanted to drag him into darkness and crush and rend and break him, until all the hope went out of his eyes and there was nothing, nothing, nothing left for anyone to hope.
This is a standalone novel, not part of the Cruel Beauty Universe. There were murals on the ceiling, but the bookshelves lining the walls were made of plain wood. But if she deserted now, there was no way to keep from instantly becoming a fugitive. She leaned her head against the carved wood and sighed. The heroine of Crimson Bound, Rachelle, has had anything but an easy life, and she's not even out of her teens yet.
Normally I would say we could have done without it but it turns out being quite relevant to the plot and therefore I can forgive it. He burnt incense before any altar, and had written much that was base and unworthy when the fancy of the town set that way, and a ribald pen was at a premium. Everyone, even characters who only appear in a few scenes, has some hidden depth to them, and felt like a fully fleshed out person. Together, they navigate the opulent world of the courtly elite, where beauty and power reign and no one can be trusted.
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Rachelle is searching for two swords to defeat her foe with, and the location of one of them especially had me guessing until the end. Crimson Bound is a standalone young adult fantasy.
Nothing came amiss to his facile pen. After an illicit meeting goes dreadfully wrong, Rachelle is forced to make a terrible choice that binds her to the very evil she had hoped to defeat.
And as they become unexpected allies, they discover far-reaching conspiracies, hidden magic, and a love that may be their undoing. Are you having trouble getting into the Forest on your own? However, the pacing of it and some of the confusion that I felt made for a Crimson bound book reading experience.
I thought it was again, refreshing. Rachelle Crimson bound book her way through—people muttered only until they saw her coat; then they looked away nervously.
The pacing and storyline of the book kept me turning pages, and I thought the intrigue element was handled well. The pacing did get a little wonky throughout, one thing I dislike in a book is slow pacing or pacing that rockets back and forth.
The secondary characters were kind of a joke in my opinion, they were completely one dimensional. When the king orders her to guard his son Armand—the man she hates most—Rachelle forces Armand to help her find the legendary sword that might save their world.
I loved hearing the legends and folktale-ish stories scattered throughout the book. It is hard for me to put into words the way that Crimson Bound made me feel, and exactly why I loved it so much.
But if she deserted now, there was no way to keep from instantly becoming a fugitive. Failing that, she had to protect as many people as she could until her forestborn returned and she had a chance to kill him. She had mostly stopped fearing it.
Armand Vareilles was nothing but a clever liar who had lost his hands in some accident, then tattooed himself with a false mark and made his fortune by having people pity him. The plot was also enjoyable, although it did drag a little at times.
In a palace built on unbelievable wealth and dangerous secrets, can Rachelle discover the truth and stop the fall of endless night?
I really enjoyed this book. This is a book you will want to read as fast as you can for the intricate plot and as slowly as you can to savor the gorgeous world-building and the ravishing love story. Both of these young women are a comfort to each other, both are supportive of each other, and they are genuine friends.
She leaned her head against the carved wood and sighed. This is where the unexplained things I talked about earlier come in.
When the king orders her to guard his son Armand--the man she hates most--Rachelle forces Armand to help her hunt for the legendary sword that might save their world. I want it so bad, and I have to admit that I want it even worse after reading Crimson Bound.
And not just the common people loved him. He granted his powers to those who gave up their human hearts, making them Forestborn, and those who were Forestborn could mark humans with a curse. She leaned closer.Download PDF Crimson Bound book full free.
Crimson Bound available for download and read online in other formats. Jul 24, · BooksInNeed, and here is a book (I almost forgot about) that is a mix of Little Red Riding Hood and The Girl With No Hands (which I actually haven't heard of before I read this).
Crimson Bound Rosamund Hodge To be honest, I had to read the beginning twice before I got the whole story. Not kidding. There's. Jan 18, · Crimson Bound (Book): Hodge, Rosamund: "Rachelle must protect the king's bastard son while searching for the weapons that will save her world from endless night"--Skip to main navigation Skip to main navigation Skip to search Skip to search Skip to content English.
May 05, · I was really excited to pick up Crimson Bound, which is a retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, and I ended up greatly enjoying the world that Rosamund Hodge created. Crimson Bound starts off with a prologue of Rachelle’s life when she is fifteen years old and is receiving training from her aunt on how to use magic to protect her village 4/5.
Jan 30, · I have to say that I felt similarly about Crimson Bound, though I did think that it was significantly better executed than Cruel Beauty. Crimson Bound is a very loose Little Red Riding Hood retelling. The Little Red Riding Hood elements are present in the novel but Rosamund Hodge takes it to a new level and makes the story original and her own.
Apr 11, · Inspired by the classic fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood, Crimson Bound is an exhilarating tale of darkness, love, and redemption. Well I certainly have a lot of weird feelings about this book, it was very unique and a little odd at the same time.
On one hand I really liked it but on the other hand it was kind of a mess for me to read through.