I am super excited about this review because it is the review of Godsgravr by Jay Kristoff, the second book in the Nevernight Chronicles! I already reviewed Nevernight so be sure to check that out! Without further ado here are my thoughts on the book!
Assassin Mia Corvere has found her place among the Blades of Our Lady of Blessed Murder, but many in the Red Church ministry think she’s far from earned it. Plying her bloody trade in a backwater of the Republic, she’s no closer to ending Consul Scaeva and Cardinal Duomo or avenging her familia. And after a deadly confrontation with an old enemy, Mia begins to suspect the motives of the Red Church itself.
When it’s announced that Scaeva and Duomo will be making a rare public appearance at the conclusion of the grand games in Godsgrave, Mia defies the Church and sells herself to a gladiatorial collegium for a chance to finally end them. Upon the sands of the arena, Mia finds new allies, bitter rivals, and more questions about her strange affinity for the shadows. But as conspiracies unfold within the collegium walls, and the body count rises, Mia will be forced to choose between loyalty and revenge, and uncover a secret that could change the very face of her world.
This was an amazing installment in the Nevernight series! While the time jumps at the beginning of the novel were confusing for me and it took a little bit of time to jump back into Kristoff’s writing, I really enjoyed the pacing and overall storyline! I specifically enjoyed the romance between Ashlinn and Mia! It left my heart pumping and I can’t wait for the next book!
XOX Shelby Grace