The Immortal Crown is the second novel in the acclaimed Age of X series from New York Times bestselling author, Richelle Mead. Religious. Book Review: Richelle Mead’s The Immortal Crown. Posted August 15, by Kathy Davie in. I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest. Buy The Immortal Crown: Age Of X Book 2 from Dymocks online BookStore. Find latest reader reviews and much more at Dymocks.

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Jun 17, Taschima rated it it was amazing Shelves: I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. When all along, all you had to was surrender to the god who wants you. The unreasonable requirements and proof a mortal requires of their god is anathema to me.

Granted, there were times I felt she was too innocent and naive for her own good and in a bad way, toobut I love how she eventually realizes what’s important to her. You can follow her on Twitter BookTaster. I like the hero and heroine to earn that freaking kiss. I’ve never seen or read a stronger or more independent woman in fiction who’s such in control of her feelings and actions. She’s got it in this one He can be an asshole and he is a bit of an arrogant playboy. It’s very sad, I think this series is well-written and very original.

This, if possible, was even better than the first book.

Her emotional walls fall down—walls that she works hard to keep up as a soldier for her country and to keep people out. In this book, Justin and Mae are going to Arcadia. Her anger was easier to deal with. I was not a fan of Richelpe Mead immkrtal all, but I am now because of this series.


Together they have been charged with investigating reports of the supernatural and the return of the gods, both inside the Republic of United North America and out.

But after that one and the last Bloodlines book, I doubt I’ll read any other future series by Mead.

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This new one is giving her something she desperately wants. The final installment in Richelle Mead’s sweeping, enthralling Glittering Court series answers the trilogy’s biggest question: Flawed realistic characters always win with me.

If you find our site useful, please consider supporting i,mortal by donating a coffee! Clarissa is one of the instructors with an idea. The priestess is in fact the real deal, recognizes Mae as a fellow Elect, and spouts nebulous immkrtal vaguely threatening warnings about a War of the Elect. If you need a refresher before the sequel is released, this is where you need to be.

Refresh and try again. No trivia or emad yet. However, her relationship with gods in this installment is a rocky one. Gameboard of the Gods was a huge step in the right direction for Mead, and she continues on this new, more mature path with The Immortal Crown.

I found that I had to read this book very carefully.

It’s supposed to feel unnatural, as “religion” and “science fiction” are pretty much the exact opposites of each other, but Mead was able to weave both concepts in a single story in a brilliant manner. Here, in a society where women are commodities and religion is intertwined with government, Justin discovers powerful forces at work, even as he struggles to come to terms with his own reluctantly acquired deity.

Gimme a break, are they toddlers? They watch each other’s backs and pretty much care for one another. Ula Blog of Erised. A country run as a theocracy can be dangerous when the god they worship is petty, malevolent and finds richlle servants just as vile.


Juxtaposed with the ancient gods is a technologically advanced population that has embedded chips, data streams, and genetic manipulation. How many gods are there? They reminded of a futuristic Mulder and Scully from the X-Files. That being said, I’m still glad I persevered. The Gods This is no doubt one of the most interesting and intriguing aspect of the book: Not only are the gods vying for human control, but the elect—special humans marked by the divine—are turning against one another in bloody fashion.

Interview: Richelle Mead, author of ‘The Immortal Crown’

Mae, a Praetorian guard is an elite, super soldier, who never had any belief in gods or the supernatural until meeting Justin and after the events of the last book. I completely agree; the world building in this series is fantastic! Andrea The Overstuffed Bookcase. I really do iimmortal this one as I hold it close to my heart.

The Immortal Crown

The atrocities committed against the women in Arcardia is a thinly veiled commentary against chauvinistic patriarchal societies. In Gameboard, Justin March discovered something quite extraordinary abou A brilliant blend of culture, religion and mythology, Richelle Mead totally pulled me into the Age of X series with this book.

You know you can’t get enough of him. Anything mead writes is gold.