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The Rule of All

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Here is the link to my review of The Rule of Many: http://www.meetyournewfavoritebook.com/2019/05/the-rule-of-many.html

It has been almost a year and a half since I read the first two books in this series. I probably should have re-read them before starting this book. 

I remember being sucked in by the first book and immediately speeding through the second book after finishing the first. It took me longer to get into this one. However, once I started getting back into the story, I sped through it, just like I did the first two books. 

The beginning of this story is a little slower, but about 1/3 of the way through the book, the action picks up, and it is just as action-packed as the first two books.

I think this was a great wrap up to the series! I was really impressed with the twists the authors threw into this book and the new characters. 

I would love to read another book or perhaps a book set after this one from someone else's POV. There are some questions they did not answer with the ending that could lead to another book! I would definitely read it! 

Thank you to the authors, publishers, and Netgalley for providing me a copy of this book.
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This is the last book from The Rule of One trilogy. I didn't read the first two book so you guys better check it out! I keep requesting random books that sounds fun so I keep forgetting to see whether the book is a duology, trilogy or even series lol 

This story follows the twins journey to fight for a freedom. The are multiple point of view which is from the twins, Ava and Mira, Owen and Theo.  All the characters are likeable. Btw it was a slow paced story and the actions start around 85-90% of the story. 

Thank you Netgalley, publisher and author for The Rule of All ARC!
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Epic Conclusion - Ripped From The Headlines. I've had this book for almost exactly 6 months before publication. (Yes, that means it was an Advanced Reader Copy, with all that that entails.) Finally read it (hello, 180+ books this year, all ARCs), and y'all... dayum. This book was written no later than 2019 ish, *well* before the Summer of 2020 that saw massive riots all across the US, many of which seemed to be sparked by outside agitators. And guess what plays into the plot here? Overall the Saunders Sisters do an excellent job of focusing on four key perspectives - the Traitorous Twins, The Hacker, and The Dictator's Grandson - and yet managing to make the battles *feel* far larger than just those four people. (Much as many films - including Lord of the Rings and the Avengers movies - do with similar character sets.) Fans of the series will enjoy many callbacks to the previous two books, and newbies to the series should absolutely start with Book 1 - The Rule Of One - as each book very much builds on the previous. A truly satisfying conclusion, and yet also one that allows them to come back to this world, should they so choose. Very much recommended.
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This final book felt a bit rushed. The ending was anticlimactic because there were too many new characters (Salazars) and the whole go-down-to-Mexico plotline that was included to the last minute. It felt underwhelming. I did like the epilogues for both sisters, but overall I thought this book was too slow in the beginning and too chaotic at the end.
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i really enjoyed reading this book, it was a great third book in the series and I liked most of the characters when reading this.
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The last in this trilogy keeps up the quick pace and interesting storylines from the first two. Although it took me a while to remember who everyone was and what they were doing - made harder because of all the different POVs - I was quickly caught up in the story again. There are plenty of twists and turns before the conclusion comes around. All in all, this is a good ending to the series, but a recap would have helped.
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Honestly, I didn’t have high hopes going in, but I think this end nailed the trilogy. There’s so much heavy stuff going on right now in the world that my brain is having a hard time processing, but I’ll leave you with: character arcs had a solid finish. I’m going to miss these people I’ve read through struggle after struggle.
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Thanks to NetGalley and Skyscape for an ARC of this book! Release date - October 6, 2020

In my review of The Rule of Many, I said that I felt like this series was going to blend in with all the other YA out there and that I won’t remember the series for long. Ironically, when I started this book I could barely remember anything that had happened and was so lost. I remembered the main characters and some major things that had happened, but every other side character I had no memory of, including ones that had main perspectives in this book. As I read it started to come back to me, but I do think my prediction was right when I say this series was a little forgettable. 

I like the "twins in a world where it's illegal to have more than one child" storyline that it started off with in The Rule of One. I thought that was pretty unique and interesting, but once they revealed themselves and started the rebellion against the government, it started to feel like the epitome of typical YA. I liked the storyline and the characters, but I feel like I've read this book a million times before. There was nothing t0 make it stand apart from a sea of YA stories that are exactly this storyline. 

The first book was definitely the best one in the series. While I did overall like the trilogy, it was nothing special. I'd definitely recommend it to a fan of teen dystopian stories.
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Well, here we are at the end of a trilogy and it has been a fascinating and heart-pounding journey! For those who haven't read the first two books, "The Rule Of One" and "The Rule of Many" you will want to read them ASAP because this trilogy is hot!

When we last left twins, Ava and Mira Goodwin, they were back in Texas and with the help of The Common, had run the dictator-like Texas governor, Roth, out of his sprawling mansion and running for his life. He had kidnapped his illegal, second born grandchild and fled the state of Texas. Alexander, Roth's first born son and father to the secret second born kidnapped child, has joined The Common and vows to save his illegal son and take down his father.

This book starts out a tad slow as we get back into the groove of things but heats up quickly. We follow along through multiple perspectives just as we did with the other two books. Old characters are reintroduced and we meet some fiery new faces. Heart pounding adventures, new territories, and close calls fill the pages of this third installment. You will not be disappointed!

Thanks so much to Netgalley, Skyscape, and authors Ashley and Leslie Saunders for allowing me an eARC to read and give my honest review. It was a 5 star read for me that left me haunted for days after finishing. I cannot wait to read more from these authors!

"The Rule Of All" is set to be released here in the U.S. on October 6, 2020 so preorder now! If you haven't read the first two you still have time to get them in before this one is released!
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This was an okay read for me. It's action-packed but was a slow-paced read for me. You'll only get into the main event where the heroes and the villains meet after reading 85% of the story. 

I'm thankful to the authors, the publishers, and to Netgalley for allowing me to read and review the eARC of this novel. I'll surely check out the future works of these authors.

If you love reading sci-fi, dystopian themed, and action-packed novel, I would recommend this series to you!
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The third and final book in the Rule of One trilogy. Governer Roth is on the run and it seems like he has some sinister intentions, but the sisters are determined to find him and stop him from putting his plans into action.

This is a book I've been highly anticipating. I've recently reread the first two and was really looking forward to finding out how Ava and Mira's journey ends.
I must say that the story did take an unexpected direction, and it was a bit slow to start, but once it got going, it kept me gripped.
However, the ending left me a bit unsatisfied, and I'm torn about the rating. I found it better than the first book but not as engaging as the second and after some deliberation, I decided on 3.5 stars ( rounded down to 3 as Goodreads/Netgalley doesn't allow half ratings ).
The series, on the whole, gets 3 stars from me. It offers a great premise, but in my opinion, it doesn't stand out enough.
However, if you are a dystopian fiction fan, this is definitely a series you should check out.
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A satisfying finale for this series. The trilogy should definitely be read in order. Fast paced, we alternate between the twins, Theo and Owen.  Really enjoyable  storyline.
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I read the first book and really enjoyed it. The second book was just ok in my opinion. I was nervous to start this book because I was afraid it would follow the trend of enjoying it less than the last but I was pleasantly surprised. This book, while much slower than the others, moves along so well that you don't really mind the slower pace. It seems to only take place over a few days and you really get into what's happening with the different groups. I enjoyed reading the intricacies of each character and how the relationships developed over time. The end also jumps ahead into the future so the reader gets a nice ending thats wrapped up. I really appreciate when authors decide to end their books on a good note and before they get really bad and predictable. All in all I would recommend this series for anyone that likes dystopian novels. (Reading it in 2020 also adds a nice sense of realism to it too!)
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I received this book in exchange of a honest review.  I really enjoy how this book picked up Outlaw twin sisters Ava and Mira Goodwin story and it is one of my favorite YA books to date
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I struggled a bit at first because it had been a while since I read the first two books. But once I got into the pace, things really improved. For a minute there I was worried that this wouldn't be the final book because there was so much up in the air, but I was pleasantly surprised by how everything wrapped up. Overall a great trilogy.
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I was excited to see the last installment of this trilogy. It was a little disappointing. The first 2 were fast-paced, page turners. This one was slow and fell a little flat for me.

Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for an advanced copy.
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Thank you to NetGalley for providing a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  I'm not sure how I got started on this series but I stumbled upon "Rule of One" and devoured it in a couple of days.  Then I preordered the second book "The Rule of Many" and while I enjoyed the second book, I definitely liked the first book better.  I was eager to grab the final book "The Rule of All" as soon as I had a chance.  It releases October 20, 2020.  This was a satisfying conclusion.  The last third of the book was practically perfect.  The cast of characters had been separated and come together which was very cool.  And we needed a good resolution to the story of Gov Roth.  I thought the pacing was pretty good as well but since the book was almost all action, I missed some of the quiet time between characters that we had more of in the first two books.  My only other complaint is that it still is difficult to know if you are in Mira or Ava's head if you don't pay close attention to the chapter headers.  If they talk about on of their love interests you can figure it out as well.  I write this off as them having to basically be one person their entire existence, but I think its fair to mention and I wish they had come into their individually a bit more by the conclusion.  This was however a very solid finale to an interesting series that I wish more people were reading.
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This was way slower than the previous books, but I still enjoyed it. It was a good read, enjoyable one.
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I've really enjoyed this series. This book did seem to have a slower pace then the previous two, but it was overall a good read.
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My only issue with this one was that I think that the two MCs should have sounded more different since their paths have diverged since the start of the story.  I did enjoy this conclusion even though that kind of bothered me just a smidge.  The pacing was well done and its what I kind of expected from this amazing series.  I loved every page!! If you are a fan of this series you are in for the ride of your life!!
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