Monday, December 23, 2013

Book Review: Pawn (The Blackcoat Rebellion #1) by Aimee Carter


(The Blackcoat Rebellion #1) 
Aimee Carter 
Pub November 26th 2013 
Harlequin TEEN 

GoodReads Summary


For Kitty Doe, it seems like an easy choice. She can either spend her life as a III in misery, looked down upon by the higher ranks and forced to leave the people she loves, or she can become a VII and join the most powerful family in the country.

If she says yes, Kitty will be Masked—surgically transformed into Lila Hart, the Prime Minister's niece, who died under mysterious circumstances. As a member of the Hart family, she will be famous. She will be adored. And for the first time, she will matter.

There's only one catch. She must also stop the rebellion that Lila secretly fostered, the same one that got her killed …and one Kitty believes in. Faced with threats, conspiracies and a life that's not her own, she must decide which path to choose—and learn how to become more than a pawn in a twisted game she's only beginning to understand.

Previously titled Masked

The Way I See It
Pawn was a fun and interesting read. I’m sure all of yall know how much I LOVE dystopian, okay maybe not but I DO! I LOVE it I LOVE it really freakin HARD! Like OMG!! Well throw Aimee Carter in the mix and you’ve got yourself a recipe of AMAZING proportions. What do I mean? I mean Ms Carter’s style of writing is alluring and her world building is impeccable. This is the first of what I’m positively sure will be an amazing series…I can’t wait to pursue Kitty in this haunting and backstabbing world. Seriously there were so many twists and turns I was all like “Wait am I supposed to be cheering for Knox or Benjy?” Oh and the Harts…Insert long and overly dramatic whistle here->_________. Talk about Drama!! Lol I am a fan of Ms Carter I’ve read all of her Goddess books and I am looking forward to following this series. I know it’s going to be a thrill ride and I’m so looking forward to it.
P-redestined, no one has their paths set. All citizens have the right to work hard and earn a high ranking place within the society.
A-lone, Kitty has worked very hard but was unable to live up to her own expectations. Running seems to be her only choice. Kitty will have to face the world that has branded her a failure.
W-innings, so many things change so drastically. What once seemed like an amazing opportunity has quickly become Kitty’s curse. Expectations are flying every which way, when all she wants to do is be at peace.
N-aive, no more Kitty has let out her claws the things she commits to do from here on out will be on her own terms. No longer a pawn this queen to be will graduate to a rook.
This dystopian will show you what true cold and callousness is really about. I will be frank when I say “RIA LOVES LOVE” meaning…WHERE the HECK is the ROMANCE?.. Who is “The Guy” ya know? I want to know stat! I’m super secretly or not so secretly hoping its Knox. Hey I love Benjy too but he almost strikes me as a brother to Kitty. I know they make out and stuff but I dunno? I’m getting a pull towards them that indicated they love each other like family. Knox on the other hand Va Va Va Voom! I want him to sweep Kitty off of her feet and live happily ever after. Captive is the next in the series and let me tell you I will be Captivatingly Anticipating and Awaiting the next!

My Fav’s 
Okay this poor girl at first glance you’ll be like okay nothing really spectacular going on here. BUT, upon further review…Kitty is someone who loves deeply and is willing to sacrifice herself to ensure the safety and well being of said loved ones. I love her attitude even when she needs to be quiet she is not afraid to speak her mind. The best part of all this is her execution she delivers these spunky remarks without being a total jerk. I was drawn to her and I love her character dearly now! I can’t wait to see what’s in store for Ms Doe.
WOW…Talk about committed and loving and OMG…I seriously don’t know who to love?.. He has been with Kitty since they were children. Benjy loves her, has always loved her, and will continue to love her forever and ever. His dedication to Kitty goes beyond words. I’m looking forward to seeing how these two grow. In between all of the chaos will they grow together or apart? I usually have an opinion and my guy all picked out by now but to be honest I’m not sure yet. Benjy certainly deserves Kitty. There isn’t anything he wouldn’t do for her I just hope it all works out for him. I don’t want him to have a broken heart. If he is going to fight for her I want to feel it a bit more.
So he’s like the aloof bad boy…Turns out he’s this amazing person with amazing goals. Knox has made some pretty serious promises to both Kitty and Benjy, I KNOW he’s being truthful but geez.

My Rating

4.0 Dystopians ROCK!! Ms Carter ROCKS! Orange, III tattoo, Cupboard, White Dress, Blue Eyes, Full Mask, Hunting Trip, Public Speech, Family Turmoil, V Tattoo, Uncle Dearest, Shocking filled Stars! For an entertaining and engaging read pick up Pawn TODAY!!

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  1. I am slowly getting back into the dystopian world after some much needed time away. Now I can see them in a new light again. I was lucky enough to win a copy of Pawn, and I am looking forward to jumping into this world. It sounds awesome!

  2. I have heard very good things about this book, and i want to read it!


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