I love great characters. Maybe that doesn’t need to be said, as I’ve dedicated this entire site to a series full of them. And as satisfying as the Red Rising books are in the way the characters are developed and their stories are told, Iron Gold opened up the series to new perspectives. In the process, it’s opened up my appetite for other points of view, in some cases, specifically as it relates to moments that played out in the first three books.
Confession: I have a hard time writing traditional reviews. It’s a structure thing. But I realize that some of you may not have read Iron Gold yet and are looking for a spoiler-free reaction to Pierce Brown’s latest novel. So I’m just going to toss out some general impressions. But first, here are a few vague things to know about the plot and characters. Again, no major spoilers ahead. Read More
Stuff! I like stuff. Maybe a little bit too much, but I’m not here to apologize for that right now. Being in the U.S. meant waiting a little bit longer than those in the United Kingdom for my Illumicrate Howler Edition box to arrive, but arrive it did! And it does not disappoint. Those Howlers looking for a box of great goodies to show off their love for Pierce Brown’s Red Rising series will find plenty to appreciate in Illumicrate’s Howler Edition.
For the last few years, Red Rising fans have been eagerly awaiting word of the movie adaptation for Pierce Brown’s beloved sci-fi fantasy series. “It’s in the works” and “movie adaptations take time” have been Brown’s (paraphrased) default answers up until recently. Read More
Iron Gold spoilers ahead, obviously. Read More
Major Iron Gold spoilers ahead!
Pierce Brown’s Iron Gold is out, and after finishing the book, I’m still trying to organize my thoughts. There’s a lot to sift through as this start of the sequel trilogy took some major steps in expanding the world Pierce Brown created with the Red Rising trilogy. Read More