A review by kimi72714
The Gilded Ones, by Namina Forna
adventurous emotional inspiring fast-paced
- Plot- or character-driven? A mix
- Strong character development? Yes
- Loveable characters? Yes
- Diverse cast of characters? Yes
- Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes
This book was absolutely incredible and I will sing it's praises to anyone who will listen! This is the book I needed as a teen, and I'm so glad young people will have it read now.
Graphic: Blood, Death, Murder, and Physical abuse
Moderate: Death of parent, Misogyny, Physical abuse, and Sexual assault
Minor: Rape, Sexual assault, Slavery, Torture, Vomit, and Excrement
There are distressing themes in this book, but they are within context, handled well in the text, and to be expected for a book about young, female soldiers.