After devouring Iron Gold, Red Rising fans have been waiting anxiously for the arrival of the follow-up, Dark Age. The book is coming in a matter of months, if all goes as planned. So let’s break down everything we know (and a few things we don’t) about Dark Age.Read More
I still consider Golden Son to be the best book in the Red Rising series. Strangely, I almost feel bad saying that, as it sounds like I’m saying the series peaked with Book 2. It didn’t and that’s not what I’m saying. For me, Golden Son is to Red Rising what Prisoner of Azkaban is to the Harry Potter series. It’s the book that demonstrated the true depth of the story being told. Highly entertaining, suspenseful, thrilling and occasionally heartbreaking, Golden Son is everything I love about the Red Rising series in one book. Read More
We’re just shy of
three eight months away from the arrival of Dark Age (Red Rising Book 5). Pierce Brown has been understandably tight-lipped about the contents of the Iron Gold sequel, but we do have some details to glean about the plot, Read More
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
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