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Let’s start by saying Leigh Bardugo is one of my absolute favorite authors. I will read anything she writes even if it’s about dirt and so far she hasn’t disappointed me. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting her a few times and I love how passionate she is about her stories. Once I heard about Wonder Woman: Warbringer I was excited because she’s also one of my favorite female superheroes. Thanks to my stepbrother over at A Writer’s Whimsical Alcove I was able to read this before it’s August 29, 2017 release date, because he won two copies and gave me one. Thanks Again!!
She will become one of the world’s greatest heroes: WONDER WOMAN. But first she is Diana, Princess of the Amazons. And her fight is just beginning. . . .
Diana longs to prove herself to her legendary warrior sisters. But when the opportunity finally comes, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law—risking exile—to save a mere mortal. Even worse, Alia Keralis is no ordinary girl and with this single brave act, Diana may have doomed the world.
Alia just wanted to escape her overprotective brother with a semester at sea. She doesn’t know she is being hunted. When a bomb detonates aboard her ship, Alia is rescued by a mysterious girl of extraordinary strength and forced to confront a horrible truth: Alia is a Warbringer—a direct descendant of the infamous Helen of Troy, fated to bring about an age of bloodshed and misery.
Together, Diana and Alia will face an army of enemies—mortal and divine—determined to either destroy or possess the Warbringer. If they have any hope of saving both their worlds, they will have to stand side by side against the tide of war.
Leigh Bardugo did a great job with the Wonder Woman story and created something unique to her writing style by bringing real world issues forward. Bardugo touches on some very important situations such as race, sexuality, feminism, and equality. Throughout this story she places emphasis on the strength of female friendships. One thing I loved was that Bardugo created a diverse set of characters with different issues. They are well rounded and develop well in each and every chapter. I love that Bardugo isn’t afraid to push the envelope and create very relateable characters and stories. This is a story of friendship, love, loss, independence, strength, and glory. I absolutely loved this book from beginning to end.
The action in this book begins on page one and continues until the end. Wonder Woman is full of detail; it’s very easy to fall into and imagine what this world looks like. Diana is a bad ass amazon and that’s shown beautifully throughout. You can tell as a writer she stayed true to the original story of Diana Princess of Themyscira while still putting her own spin on it. This is the first release of the four books being written for DC by popular YA authors and she definitely did the character justice. Leigh Bardugo is an author that really moves me with her writing and if you haven’t had the chance to read any of her books you definitely should, because she’s a true talent, and huge inspiration.
I just want to reiterate that this book releases on August 29th 2017 and it’s definitely worth buying. I highly recommend this book to all lovers of books and especially superheroes. If you get the chance definitely pick this up and get lost in the world of the Amazon. I hope you all enjoyed this review and I would love to see what you thought of this book if you’ve read it or let me know if you plan on reading it.
Who’s your favorite superhero and why?
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