[[ Reading ]] ➷ The Continent Author Keira Drake – Writerscompany.co.uk

The Continent The Continent By Keira Drake Will Be Available Mar 27, 2018 Preorder Your Copy Today Have We Really Come So Far, When A Tour Of The Continent Is So Desirable A Thing We Ve Traded Our Swords For Treaties, Our Daggers For Promises But Our Thirst For Violence Has Never Been Quelled And That S The Crux Of It It Can T Be Quelled It S Human Nature For Her Sixteenth Birthday, Vaela Sun Receives The Most Coveted Gift In All The Spire A Trip To The Continent It Seems An Unlikely Destination For A Holiday A Cold, Desolate Land Where Two Uncivilized Nations Remain Perpetually Locked In Combat Most Citizens Lucky Enough To Tour The Continent Do So To Observe The Spectacle And Violence Of War, A Thing Long Banished In The Spire For Vaela A Talented Apprentice Cartographer The Journey Is A Dream Come True A Once In A Lifetime Opportunity To Improve Upon The Maps She S Drawn Of This Vast, Frozen Land.But Vaela S Dream All Too Quickly Turns To A Nightmare As The Journey Brings Her Face To Face With The Brutal Reality Of A War She S Only Read About Observing From The Safety Of A Heli Plane, Vaela Is Forever Changed By The Bloody Battle Waging Far Beneath Her And When A Tragic Accident Leaves Her Stranded On The Continent, Vaela Finds Herself Much Closer To Danger Than She D Ever Imagined Starving, Alone And Lost In The Middle Of A War Zone, Vaela Must Try To Find A Way Home But First, She Must Survive. y all know how I feel about colonizers fantasies of White Saviorism so I will be passing HARD on this book. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I received an arc copy of this book on a giveaway so I spent no money and I still want a refund or a brain wipe to erase it from my memory The inside cover has a small scrawl from Kiera Drake saying that she hopes I enjoy my trip to the continent Sorry to say, I very much did not en EDIT 2 20 2018 Since a new version of this book is coming out this year, I cleared my one star rating I hope the revisions fix a lot of the issues, but I still won t be reading it The entire premise of the book seems incredibly flawed.Pro Tip Read books by WoC and you probably won t run into a lot of problems EDIT 3 21 17 Since lots of people are still liking this review, I wanted to note that the publisher did push back publication to work out some of these issues As the author wasn t very EDIT 2 20 2018 Since a new version of this book is coming out this year, I cleared my one star rating I hope the revisions fix a lot of the issues, but I still won t be reading it The entire premise of the book seems incredibly flawed.Pro Tip Read books by WoC and you probably won t run into a lot of problems EDIT 3 21 17 Since lots of people are still liking this review, I wanted to note that the publisher did push back publication to work out some of these issues As the author wasn t very receptive of criticism, I don t have high hopes, but it s something that might keep racist descriptions out of the hands of teenagers Regardless, I probably won t be reading this There are other writers who actually take criticism without fighting back as well as PoC who manage to not write racist books to start with I ll stick with those This 3 19 update Oh no We re still talking about this book I ve read the updated version My review has not changed 11 25 16 ETA Review here Yes, I did read it I read it after putting it down a month ago, when the first chapter failed to capture my interest simply so I can provide information for anyone who seems to think that this book shows us how to

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