Friday, February 14, 2014

Review: Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi

Publisher: Harper Collins
Series: Shatter Me #3
Pages: 416
Received: Purchased own copy

Release Date: February 4, 2014
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Goodreads Synopsis:

Juliette now knows she may be the only one who can stop the Reestablishment. But to take them down, she'll need the help of the one person she never thought she could trust: Warner. And as they work together, Juliette will discover that everything she thought she knew - about Warner, her abilities, and even Adam - was wrong.

My Review:

Tahereh Mafi has taken the world by storm with her Shatter Me series, everything from the writing to the characters is beautiful and I'm sad to see it end. In so many ways this book was the perfect ending, the series has been about Juliette growing and realizing her potential. I think the way the story has progressed since the beginning has been amazing.

I've always loved Tahereh Mafi's skill in writing, the way she taps into Juliette's emotions and lets her readers feel every little thing is amazing, and there is no shortage of that in IGNITE ME. Juliette was at her best in this book, she has learned about her abilities and she is not scared anymore. It's been great to see Juliette's progress from the scared, shy girl in SHATTER ME, to the person she has become in this book, ready to fight to the death if that's what needs to be done.

Each of the characters have changed and grown over the course of the books, and in the last book you learn a lot more about both Adam and Warner and I found that I understood them a lot more. A lot of the story has revolved around Juliette's relationships with Adam and Warner, and as Juliette learns about herself she realizes what has changed in this triangle. Juliette learns that she can love someone and not just because they are there for her.

The best part of this book for me was the relationship between Juliette and Kenji, because how can you not love Kenji. They have grown so much and Kenji is the one person who really treats Juliette with the most respect, he understands her and he loves her just as much as anyone else. Kenji has been my favourite character of all because he fights to keep those he loves together and you can see how much he cares for everyone around him. Even though the series is over, I say let's just have a story dedicated to Kenji!

The one thing that was a little disappointing was that the action that I was expecting wasn't there. Juliette is all ready to bring down the Reestablishment, but the story focused more on Juliette rather than her fight. There is a bit of her training for this big fight, but for me that was a bit of a let down, it was hyped up more than what came out of it. Despite that little hiccup, I still absolutely loved this book, and will always love everything that happened. 

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