Unmade review by snehayamsani
Unmade (The Lynburn Legacy Book 3)
by Sarah Rees Brennan
Age Range - 12 and up
Genre - Fantasy

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Age at time of review - 17
Reviewer's Location - West Des Moines, IA, United States
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In a world full of magic and sorcery, Kami finds herself linked physically and emotionally to a boy she does not love. Jared, the boy Kami does love, has been missing for months and is presumed dead.

 

Kami does not give up on Jared even as a new evil appears: Rob Lynburn, the new master of Sorry-in-the-Vale. Kami must rely on her new magic to face the evil spreading through her small town. Together with her friends' help, Kami uncovers a secret that might be the key to destroying Rob Lynburn and saving her town.

 

But with this newly found knowledge, Kami is faced with a difficult choice that could either save or risk the lives of those she loves most.

 

Opinion: 

Unmade by Sarah Rees Brennan is the third book in The Lynburn Legacy. It is well written, the characters are adorable and funny, and the plot is just downright amazing.

 

Brennan does an amazing job with the writing by adding her own intelligent and witty remarks throughout the book. It’s light, funny, heartbreaking, sorrowful, and beautiful all at once!

 

Brennan also does a good job creating the characters. Kami is sassy, funny, witty, and extremely loyal. By far, Kami is probably the most favorable character in the book (though her dad comes to a close second). Brennan also creates undeniable chemistry between Kami and Jared that is true of the saying "opposites attract." Jared’s moodiness reflects Kami’s sassiness and his dark posture brings out Kami’s witty personality. Anyone can see that the two characters balance each other out, even through the ups and downs of their relationship.

 

If I had read the other two books, Unspoken and Untold, I'm positive I would have understood the plot better. Unfortunately, I read the final book of the series without reading the first two. Nevertheless, I liked it. Brennan puts a new spin on magic and sorcery by using modern elements to develop a well thought out story.

 

I did feel that the plot of Unmade moves too fast. Everything seems rushed and too coincidental. I mean Kami just happens to find the boy she loves trapped underground, yet she is able to save him unharmed by her enemies? It just seems too easy.

Overall, I’d give this book a 4 out of 5.

Rating:
4
Content Rating:

Content rating - some mature content

Explain your content rating: 

It's a young adult book. There's some PDA and talk about teenage desires.

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