Books from the Backlog is a fun way to feature some of those neglected books sitting on your bookshelf unread. If you are anything like me, you might be surprised by some of the unread books hiding in your stacks.
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This week’s neglected book
Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers
Series: His Fair Assassin #3
Publication Date: November 4, 2014
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Annith has watched her gifted sisters at the convent come and go, carrying out their dark dealings in the name of St. Mortain, patiently awaiting her own turn to serve Death. But her worst fears are realized when she discovers she is being groomed by the abbess as a Seeress, to be forever sequestered in the rock and stone womb of the convent. Feeling sorely betrayed, Annith decides to strike out on her own.
She has spent her whole life training to be an assassin. Just because the convent has changed its mind doesn’t mean she has…
Why did I add Mortal Heart to my bookshelf?
I should have made time for this book long before now. I have no excuses. I read the first two books in this trilogy, Grave Mercy
and Dark Triumph
, back in 2014. I gave both of those books 5 stars. I was crushed when my review for this book was denied on NetGalley but I made plans to borrow the book from my library. I have since purchased a Kindle copy and a hardcover copy. The only problem is that I usually have so many ARCs that I don’t have time to read much else. I am working to change that and this is a series that I definitely want to revisit. Although it has been so long since I read the first two books, I am probably going to need to read them again before diving into this book.
What are your thoughts? Have you read this book? Would you recommend it to others?