Falling Kingdoms (Falling Kingdoms, #1): Review

Book: Falling Kingdoms
Series: Falling Kingdoms, #1
Author: Morgan Rhodes
Reviewed by: Ellyce
Rating: 3/5 stars

When I first heard of Falling Kingdoms, it’s safe to say that I was excited. It was marketed as having everything that usually appeals to me in books: a high fantasy, complex personalities, and strong female characters, not to mention a gorgeous cover that reminded me a lot of Assassin’s Creed. The blurb on the back cover touts the series as being comparable to George R.R. Martin’s work, and that’s a pretty bold claim to make; if you can measure up to one of the masters of fantasy, then you are certainly set with a solid series. If not, however, it can all go awry, especially seeing as how a lot of the marketing for Falling Kingdoms seems to be touting it as A Song of Ice and Fire for the teenage set. Continue reading