On the TBR Pile: This Savage Song and Vicious, by V. E. Schwab

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Having devoured A Darker Shade of Magic and A Gathering of Shadows in only a few days, I cannot wait to read these two books by the same author!

This Savage Song:

There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes or villains—and friends or enemies—with the future of their home at stake. The first of two books.

Kate Harker and August Flynn are the heirs to a divided city—a city where the violence has begun to breed actual monsters. All Kate wants is to be as ruthless as her father, who lets the monsters roam free and makes the humans pay for his protection. All August wants is to be human, as good-hearted as his own father, to play a bigger role in protecting the innocent—but he’s one of the monsters. One who can steal a soul with a simple strain of music. When the chance arises to keep an eye on Kate, who’s just been kicked out of her sixth boarding school and returned home, August jumps at it. But Kate discovers August’s secret, and after a failed assassination attempt the pair must flee for their lives.

Vicious:

Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. In their senior year, a shared research interest in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an intriguing possibility: that under the right conditions, someone could develop extraordinary abilities. But when their thesis moves from the academic to the experimental, things go horribly wrong. Ten years later, Victor breaks out of prison, determined to catch up to his old friend (now foe), aided by a young girl whose reserved nature obscures a stunning ability. Meanwhile, Eli is on a mission to eradicate every other super-powered person that he can find—aside from his sidekick, an enigmatic woman with an unbreakable will. Armed with terrible power on both sides, driven by the memory of betrayal and loss, the archnemeses have set a course for revenge—but who will be left alive at the end?

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3 thoughts on “On the TBR Pile: This Savage Song and Vicious, by V. E. Schwab

  1. LairOfBooks says:

    I’m currently halfway through with ADSOM & am getting AGOS tomorrow. I fell in love with her writing! So these two (Vicious I already own), are also on my TBR 😃

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    • Immzie says:

      AGoS is my favourite of the two so far, and I’ve heard so much good about these two (and her writing is amazing, my review for adsom is already written up for next week…its basically just fangirling over the writing.)

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