Blackwing (Raven’s Mark #1) ★☆☆☆☆ DNF@30%

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Title: Blackwing
Series: Raven’s Mark #1
Author: Ed McDonald
Rating: 1 of 5 Stars
Genre: Fantasy
Pages: 325/120
Words: 119K/40K



Synopsis:

DNF’d at approximately the 30% mark.

My Thoughts:

Besides the profanity I mentioned in my previous Currently Reading & Quote post, McDonald also crossed one of the lines for what I’ll not accept in my entertainment reading. As such, I am done with this book, this series and this author.

Rating: 1 out of 5.

20 thoughts on “Blackwing (Raven’s Mark #1) ★☆☆☆☆ DNF@30%

    1. As a Christian, there are certain things that I’ll not accept in my entertainment reading where they are shown to a normal or good thing. Abortion is one. The homosexual lifestyle is another. There are a couple of others as well, but those are the 2 big ones for me and most modern authors.

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    1. Homosexuality. That is one of the few things I’ll not just blithely accept in my entertainment reading. There are a handful of other issues that get the same treatment, but that one is the one that I have to deal with most of the time from modern authors.

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  1. This was one of my favorite series of the new century (on the shortlist with The Faithful and the Fallen). But, don’t worry, I won’t hold your poor taste against you.

    I just finished Joe Abercrombie’s first book, and he is kind of held up as the exemplar of grimdark, but this series was MUCH darker, to be honest.

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    1. Yep. The main character has some sort of dust cloak AND a giant magical crow flies out of his arm.

      And I’m glad you’ve joined the Book Cover Judging crew. We need more dedicated people in our endeavors…

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