[ read online Pdf ] Now I Rise (And I Darken, Band 2)Autor Kiersten White – Z55z.co

The Highly Anticipated, Mind Blowing New York Times Bestselling Sequel To Kiersten Whites New York Times Bestseller,AND I DARKENthe Series That Reads Like HBOs Game Of Thrones If It Were Set In The Ottoman EmpireA SISTER FILLED WITH RAGE Lada Dracul Has No Allies No Crown All She Has Is What Shes Always Had Herself After Failing To Secure The Wallachian Throne, Lada Is Out To Punish Anyone Who Dares Cross Her She Storms The Countryside With Her Men, But Brute Force Isnt Getting Lada What She Wants And Thinking Of Mehmed,the Defiant Ottoman Sultan,brings Little Comfort To Her Thorny Heart Theres No Time To Wonder Whether He Still Thinks About Her, Even Loves Her She Left Him Before He Could Leave Her HER BROTHER CAUGHT IN THE CROSSHAIRS Lada Needs The Support Of Her Diplomatic Younger Brother, Radu But Mehmed Has Sent Him To Constantinopleand Its No Diplomatic Mission Mehmed Wants Control Of The City, And Radu Has Earned An Unwanted Place As A Double Crossing Spy Behind Enemy Lines And For The First Time In His Life, When Lada Asks Him For Help, He Refuses Leading His Sister To Make The Darkest Of Choices THE ULTIMATE POWER PLAY Torn Between Loyalties To Faith, To The Ottomans, And To Mehmed, Radu Knows He Owes Lada Nothing If She Dies, He Could Never Forgive Himselfbut If He Fails In Constantinople, Would Mehmed Ever Forgive Him As Nations Fall Around Them, The Dracul Siblings Must Decide What Will They Sacrifice To Fulfill Their Destinies Empires Will Topple, Thrones Will Be Won And Souls Will Be LostFans Of Victoria Aveyards THE RED QUEENand Sabaa Tahirs A TORCH AGAINST THE NIGHTwont Want To Miss This Riveting And Gorgeously Written Novelthe Second In The And I Darken Series Gorgeous, Rich, And Rewarding Booklist, Starred Review Absolutely Devastating In The Best Way Kirkus, Starred ReviewA , KnivesAmie Kaufman, New York Times Bestselling Co Author Of The STARBOUND And ILLUMINAE FILES Trilogies Fierce, Epic, And Crazy FunMelissa Albert, New York Timesbestsellingauthor Of THE HAZEL WOODA Teen Choice Book Award Nominee Praise For And I Darken A Dark Jewel Of A Story, One That Gleams With Fierce, Cunning Charactersabsolutely Riveting Alexandra Bracken, New York Timesbestselling Author Of PassengerA Dark, Gritty, And Seriously Badass Epic That Will Have You Dying For Required Reading For Every Feminist Fantasy Fan BuzzFeedEvocative This Book Takes No Prisoners NPR

6 thoughts on “Now I Rise (And I Darken, Band 2)

  1. CC Sanders CC Sanders says:

    Where to start This sequel just made the whole series so much better This is definitely a contender for my favorite series I read this year.I wish all my history lessons would have been written like this This book reads like a fun fantasy story but it is a total historic fiction, it seems very well researched and I learn so much about the era and the Ottoman empire Thank you Kiersten for teaching me a thin or two about that time and place.It is incredible how a gay lesbian story arc is woven into that time period, makes total sense and doesnt feel preachery or pushed fake Well done I enjoyed how the characters develoed so much Especially Radu, who only felt like the whiney sidekick in the first book became one of my favorite story arcs I could read about him and Nazira for hours, following them has turned into my favorite part.

  2. mylibraryofdreams mylibraryofdreams says:

    Pers nliche MeinungIch wollte ja Band zwei gar nicht lesen, aber mein Buddy Reader Sofi hat mich dazu berredet und Gott sei Dank Band zwei konnte mich von Anfang bis Schluss fesseln und berzeugen She is so beautiful, Petru whispered, peering through the hedge they hid behind You look nothing like her Nicolae cringed And that, Petru, is why your line will die with you Die Kapitel wechseln sich ab zwischen Radu und Lada Sie sind zeitlich etwas verschoben und verfolgen das jeweilige Geschehen der Geschwister In diesem Buch treffen sie nicht aufeinander, haben aber zwei, dreimal einen schriftlichen Austausch.Lada ist damit besch ftigt ihr Wallachia zur ckzuerobern und sich als Frau in einer von M nnern dominierten Welt durchzuschlagen Sie schliesst B ndnisse, k mpft und baut eine Tiefe Verbindung zu ihren M nnern und Soldaten auf Ladas Kapitel sind sehr d ster und obwohl ich nicht mit allem einverstanden bin, was sie da so treibt, geh rt sich doch zu einer meinen liebsten weibliche Protagonistinnen Sie ist einfach richtig badass und zwar nicht la Aelin pff No one will be brutal than me No one will be ruthless And I will never stop fighting Ihre Beziehung zu Mehmed finde ich total spannend und ich habe auch gleichzeitig etwas Schiss, wie das zwischen den Beiden enden wird brrr I have met your sister, and I have met Mehmed They love themselves and their ambition above all else They love what feeds their ambition, and when it stops feeding that, the love will turn to hate with passion than either could ever love with You love with all your heart, Radu, and deserve someone who can answer that with all of theirs Radus Kapitel hingegen drehen sich haupts chlich um Konstantinopel Und sind nicht minder d ster Besonders die Angriffe fand ich echt hart zu lesen Er wird von Mehmed als Spion dorthin geschickt und zusammen mit Nazira schleust er sich beim Feind ein Ich fand die beiden so s ss zusammen und es war auch total toll mitzuerleben wie Radu immer mehr in einen Strudel aus Gef hlen ger t, da er sich den Konstantinoplern immer wie mehr verbunden f hlt und nicht mehr genau weiss, auf welcher Seite er eigentlich steht Ich w nsch mir so soo soo sehr, dass Radu ein Happy End bekommt I thought this would feel different, Mehmed said, melancholy shaping his words like a song He leaned against Radu, finally giving him the contact he had craved for so long So did I, Radu whispered Oh und dieses Ende __ Nachdem Band eins eher so lala war, konnte mich Band zwei sehr berzeugen und ich werde mir Band 3 auf jeden Fall holen Fazit Wow Das hat mir so viel besser gefallen als Band eins

  3. Alex_K Alex_K says:

    I liked the first book, but I seriously LOVE this one Why Well, the characters are developed, the world building is even amazing and after starting the first chapter I was unable to stop reading I was pulled into the history of Lada and Radu, and seeing how everything unfurled was so great I hold my breath every time Lada attacked a village, trying to take what was rightfully hers I was sad for Radu, every time he laid eyes on I was simply involved in the story and I highly recommend the book to everyone This series is so worth giving a try I chose to read this book and all opinions in this review are my own and completely unbiased Thanks to NetGalley and Penguin Random House UK

  4. Karen Blue Karen Blue says:

    This book made me want to read the history I dislike historical non fiction, but this book made me want to do some research I actually did look up some of the main characters from this story and the whole story is now very familiar It is so inspiring to see how this author has blended historical fact with fictional characters long forgotten to make us all interested in their fate.I feel like this story moved faster than the first book because it covered a much smaller time span That seems wrong, but the first book covered decades and this story takes place over a year or less This story alternated between Lada and Radu s POV Radu is sympathedic to Lada but wants Mehmed to love him Lada wants her country and feels Radu s rightful place is with him Things are finally getting put into place for both Mehmed and Lada to achieve their life long goals leaving Radu with the scraps.I really loved the historical setting for this story There is something to be said for writing historical fact into a fictional setting The author describes this gritty time in all its uncomfortable glory The clothes, the housing, the weather, it is all well laid out for the reader I think the most interesting place we visited in this story, and there was so much traveling happening here, is Constantinople The city is not at all what Mehmed and Radu think it will be, but somehow it is exactly what I imagined a 15th century city to be.Lada is ruthless in this story Living in the 15th century she hates the way women are treated and she vows to change that for the women in her own country She gets her hands dirty, she is under estimated, she is the warrior her country needs to lead them Lada struggles with her sexuality She doesn t regret leaving Mehmed but she needs something to fill the void Lada seems bloodthirsty but she is only the product of a bloody family line that takes what they know is theirs Lada spends most of this story building alliances in preparation of one final stand to demand the crown she knows is hers.Radu leads his life with his heart He is torn between the safety of Nazira, his wife who he has grown to love very much in a platonic way, and pleasing the sultan he desires Radu is such a good man and he is just in his approach to life He may not be the warrior Lada is, but he fights for what is right His is sickened by the war created by Mehmed for a city that isn t really great, but housing some new friends Radu knows are worthy of living The most disturbing aspect of Radu is that he fights for a religion he feels home in that forbids his very nature His trials are heartbreaking Radu has grown so much from the last book becoming possibly my favorite character I need to see Radu with the happy ending he deserves.This is fast becoming one of the greatest series ever The characters are unforgettable I can t wait for the conclusion to this saga and I am secretly dreading it Even the ending of this book was bloody brilliant If you haven t read this, I suggest you go right now and pick this up Once again for this series,if I gave 6 stars, this sequel would get it.

  5. Ashley Elliott Ashley Elliott says:

    I love this book Oh my gosh I love this book It s the sequel so I ll spoil things that happen in the first book so only read if you have read And I Darken Anyways, Lada is own her own with men she trust trying to take back her throne and it s not going well Can I just say I love Lada with all my heart She s mean, she s vicious, and she gets what she wants because of it There were some points where I thought she can t get crueler but she does and I love her for it Now understand it s a historical gender bended retelling of Vlad the Impaler and totally fiction, Vlad was horrible so Lada is horrible If Lada was real I d probably hate her but she s not I don t agree with her or how she acts but I loved how she refused to stop to get what she wanted The story is split between her and her brother Radu and the different journeys they had taken from the first book Lada going after her throne and Radu staying with the sultan going after Constantinople Can I say Radu is an idiot and that he should have went with his sister without the world yelling at me Sure he stayed for love but Mehmed didn t love him and didn t want anything to do with Radu outside of friendship Their relationship and what Radu would do to survive in the war waged made me sad for him He can t see his own worth outside of how other see him and it kind of broke my heart Then the worth Lada gave herself was so much compared They are the direct opposite of each other I love it all It was a relatively fast read when I had the time for the actual size of the book I enjoyed the old side characters that made their appearances and the new ones I really want another in the series that goes so far off the truth of history where Lada just rules the world but alas won t happen If you want a good Slytherin book series this is it It s filled with ambition and powerful people I loved it.

  6. ashelynn ashelynn says:

    NOW I RISE by Kiersten White is the sequel to AND I DARKEN, a gender swapped Vlad the Impaler retelling If you haven t read AND I DARKEN, I urge you to buy a copy from your favorite bookstore Now, onto the sequel review This will have spoilers for the first book, so head s up Lada Dracul has failed to secure the Wallachian throne, and now she s determined to punish everyone who crosses her path Radu is by the side of Mehmed, preparing to take on Constantinople Radu is then sent to Constantinople as a double crossing spy, and oh my god, y all, this story was amazing Just as amazing as the first one I love Lada, and I especially love how determined she is to become the Wallachian prince since there is no word for princess She s vicious and brutal and will not stop until she gets what she wants Mehmed, the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, is the same way He wants Constantinople He wants to be the Emperor of the Roman Empire The gold city is in his sights, and he wants it even if it kills him and Radu.I was glued to the story I read it quickly, even though I did try to slow down and enjoy the words because I didn t want it to end I hate having to wait until a year for the third, as of yet untitled book I love that Lada and Radu are separated in this story I felt like we got to learn about other characters in the story, such as Radu s wife, Nazira, who I fell in love with She s so gentle and caring, and has Radu s interests in mind even though their marriage a coverup for their sexualities The story glimpses at Nazira and her secret wife s, Fatima, relationship, and Nazira is as equally as loving with Fatima as she is with Radu Nazira is probably the sweetest character in this story, and I longed for her scenes.Mehmed, of course, is a complicated character I hate that Radu is pining over him I want Radu to be happy and to find someone who loves him as much as Radu will love the person Nazira also wants this for Radu And I think he finds that person in Cyprian, to which the entire time those two had a scene together I was screaming JUST KISS ALREADY Mehmed is still longing for Lada, who he does have an encounter with in this story and it gets steamy It s quite clear that Mehmed and Lada are cut from the same cloth they both desire places and will do anything it takes to get what they want In a sense, they are made for each other, and it hurts that it seems like they won t be able to be together.There are some uncomfortable bits in this story, such as Radu questioning his sexuality, and Christians calling Muslims infidels It is in the text that the Muslims call the Christians infidels as well, but it s still hard to read It s especially hard to read Radu questioning his sexuality as a queer person There is also an extreme amount of squickyness involved this is a story about a person called Vlad the impaler Blood is shed in this story Sexual harassment and assault is on the page.However, it s still one of my favorite reads of 2017, and I am dying to get my hands on the last book in the trilogy I recommend NOW I RISE to fans of the first book, AND I DARKEN, and I suggest the series to fans of darker young adult reads