Book: Bright Ruin (Vic James)

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Bright Ruin

Vic James

Del Rey

October 9th, 2018

The third in an interesting series about magic rulers tyrannically ruling Britain and the burgeoning revolutionary resistance set on unseating them.

The book shows points from both magic users and non-magic characters, and the suffering they’re put through. In this series, non magic-users have to complete a period of servitude to the magic users. It’s basically state sanctioned slavery. Forces from within the non-magic users (and within the nobility as well) seek to abolish the slave days–and possibly return to the non-magic rule they lost generations ago.

It’s a nifty trilogy–the characters are compelling, the world is thoroughly built, and it keeps you turning pages. I really liked the trilogy.

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JL Jamieson is a strange book nerd who writes technical documents by day, and book news, reviews, and other assorted opinions for you by night. She is working on her own fiction, and spends time making jewelry to sell at local conventions, as well as stalking the social media accounts of all your favorite writers.

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