Title: Black City
Author: Elizabeth Richards
Genre: YA, Science Fiction, Paranormal, Romance, Fantasy
Date Read: February 12-13, 2016
A dark and tender post-apocalyptic love story set in the aftermath of a bloody war.
In a city where humans and Darklings are now separated by a high wall and tensions between the two races still simmer after a terrible war, sixteen-year-old Ash Fisher, a half-blood Darkling, and Natalie Buchanan, a human and the daughter of the Emissary, meet and do the unthinkable—they fall in love. Bonded by a mysterious connection that causes Ash’s long-dormant heart to beat, Ash and Natalie first deny and then struggle to fight their forbidden feelings for each other, knowing if they’re caught, they’ll be executed—but their feelings are too strong.
When Ash and Natalie then find themselves at the center of a deadly conspiracy that threatens to pull the humans and Darklings back into war, they must make hard choices that could result in both their deaths.
Another late review! Yikes.
Hmm.. How should I start.
I’ve had mixed emotions regarding this book.
I’m not into destiny/fate/soulmates kind of stories.
It’s probably because I’ve always viewed romance in a less stereotypical way, I guess.
But, no one warned me how much cliché this book would be having.
Though I won’t lie, I finished this book in less than 24 hours.
The characters are rather interesting, and I have a thing for dystopian stories.
I guess that’s what kept me going. Also, there were some parts that actually got me laughing.
So one point for that! Haha.
But because lately its been impossible for me to finish a book in less than a day, and somehow this book, at least, got the book slump out of my system,
I’m rating it 3 stars!!!