A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes, #3) by Sabaa Tahir

A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes, #3)

Beyond the Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger.The Blood Shrike, Helene Aquilla, is assailed on all sides. Emperor Marcus, haunted by his past, grows increasingly unstable, while the Commandant capitalizes on his madness to bolster her own power. As Helene searches for a way to hold back the approaching darkness, her sister's life and the lives of all those in the Empire hang in the balance.Far to the east, Laia of Serra kno...

Details A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes, #3)

TitleA Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes, #3)
Release DateJun 12th, 2018
GenreFantasy, Young Adult

Reviews A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes, #3)

  • Renee Ahdieh
    whyyyyy, sabaa, whyyyyyyy???(aside: mwahahahahahaha)you know how they tell you that good things come to those who wait? i never bought into this school of thought bc i'm pretty much veruca salt when it comes to books. but, holy hell, is A REAPER AT THE GATES worth it. i was immediately drawn back into this darkly dangerous world and all its amazing characters. each POV is distinct and painstakingly wrought. the action is intense, and the angst ma...
  • Hannah Greendale
    The immediacy of Tahir's writing remains spot-on, but the beautiful prose found in An Ember in the Ashes is absent in the third installment of the series. Too much of A Reaper at the Gates reads like filler, and the narrative lacks compelling focus with characters seemingly running in circles. The plot hinges on a reveal that's been blazing red since the first book in the series. The Nightbringer remains a tool used for narrative convenience, and...
  • Chelsea ❤Peril Please❤
    Love cannot live here. When one of your favorite authors in the world has a new book coming out, it generally becomes your whole world. You have laser focus. Books lose that quality that always seems to drag you in. You obsess and rant and annoy so many people, yet you just could care less-until the day comes and you finally have it in your hands and you can’t devour it quick enough. This is that book. I just so happened to be one of those luc...
  • Jess (◕‿◕✿)
    this book was brutal, breathtaking and incredibly heart wrenching. I'm gonna need some time to collect my thoughts and let this book sink in.