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I'm just a girl who loves reading more than life itself. A day without a book is a day gone wrong, in my opinion :) Looking forward to meeting new people, talking to them about books and spreading the bookish love!

Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin Trilogy Series #1)

Grave Mercy  - Robin LaFevers, R.L. LaFevers I've been a bit... reluctant to read this book. Everyone were going gaga about the idea of ASSASSIN NUNS, but I was a bit skeptical because of it. Turns out, this book was unlike what I expected (in a good way), and there isn't much "nun" in the assassin (they live in a covenant. That's about all the nun-ish I could find).It has it's flaws, don't get me wrong, but at the end of the day - I enjoyed what I read.Grave Mercy is a story of blind faith, making choices, and understanding 'gods', 'faith' and 'truth' are all complicated and complex, and that there is no such thing as 'One, absolute truth'... or even a true truth. It tells the story of Ismae, a farmer's daughter who was sired by Death itself, and has been abused for it greatly in her life, until she ends up in The Covenant, a place that worships the god of Death and carries on His Will. Meaning: assassinating the people he wishes to kill. She's brave and strong, and at the beginning of the book, she blindly believes in the Covenant, and is sure they can make no mistake. She doesn't question their decisions or how they make them, and is eager to prove her worth and loyalty to Death and the Covenant. She, in fact, knows very little of the organization she belongs to. But then she meets Duval, a man she is sent to keep an eye on for the suspicion of treason. Instead, she finds a loyal man, filled with compassion, care, kindness, strength, and a strong sense of duty. A man she grows to care for, trust, and... To read the rest of my review go to my blog; Drugs Called Books