Arc Review: Siren’s Fury by Mary Weber

Arc Review: Siren’s Fury by Mary WeberSiren's Fury by Mary Weber
Series: The Storm Siren Trilogy #2
Published by Thomas Nelson
Published on 2nd June 2015
Genres: Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Fantasy & Magic, Girls & Women, Young Adult
Pages: 352
Format: eBook
Source: Netgalley
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"I thrust my hand toward the sky as my voice begs the Elemental inside me to waken and rise. But it's no use. The curse I've spent my entire life abhorring—the thing I trained so hard to control—no longer exists."

Nym has saved Faelen only to discover that Draewulf stole everything she valued. Now he’s destroyed her Elemental storm-summoning ability as well.

When Nym sneaks off with a host of delegates to Bron, Lord Myles offers her the chance for a new kind of power and the whispered hope that it may do more than simply defeat the monster she loathes. But the secrets the Bron people have kept concealed, along with the horrors Draewulf has developed, may require more than simply harnessing a darker ability.

They may require who she is.

Set against the stark metallic backdrop of the Bron kingdom, Nym is faced with the chance to change the future.

Or was that Draewulf’s plan for her all along?

I received a copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

DNF at 39%

I hate to do this because I absolutely LOVED Storm Siren and even pre-ordered Siren’s Fury in hardcover because I was so sure I was going to love it, but I have to DNF.

I’ve been reading this book for two and a half weeks and I’ve only reached between one-third and one half way through.

And in the story, literally nothing has happened except Nym’s lost her powers and stowed away on a ship to the enemy territory.

It’s the first part of the above sentence that is signing this book’s death warrant. I want to love this book because Storm Siren was so great, but taking away the one thing that made Nym interesting – her power – is really the biggest issue with this book. Without her power, or even her still struggling to control it, or her mastering it and using it in petty ways, that’s ruined the entire book. I’m just not interested in a storm siren with no storm to siren. I don’t care about Nym doing normal person stuff – I want to see her using the power she learned to control to wreak havoc and kick ass.

I’m really sad that it’s the actual plot of the book that’s boring me to death, but I have other books I’ve fallen behind on reading because I thought this would be a quick one and it’s taking me forever.

Farewell, Siren’s Fury at 39%, and may we meet again someday when I can love you like you deserve.

Nemo
Nemo

About Nemo

A lover of kittens and all things sparkly, Nemo specialises in reading and reviewing contemporary, paranormal, historical, sci-fi and fantasy Young Adult fiction. She especially loves novels about princesses, strong female friendships, magical powers, healing, and assassins.

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