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  • Abbie Smith

Book Review: The Shattered City by Lisa Maxwell

It's no secret that I've been a big fan of The Last Magician series since I read the first book. Lisa Maxwell has literally had me hooked since the beginning with the 'will they, won't they' between Esta and Harte. In book three, The Serpent's Curse, she gave me what I wanted, but left an air of uncertainty about it.

The Shattered City picks right up where book three ended: Esta and Harte are back in New York, just across the Brink. They have to return to the city because they have to finish what they started.


The beginning of this novel was a little slow. I'll admit it took me a while to get through the first two hundred pages. She's thicc. But, once Esta and Harte returned to the city, the action picked up and it. didn't. stop.


Maxwell did a fantastic job of weaving several plots together to bring this fantastic series to its ending.


Between action packed scenes and tender romance, I I could not have been more pleased with this book. Also, there's a pretty amazing plot twist toward the end that literally had me messaging Lisa on Instagram because I was SO shocked.


I've tried to write time travel. Time travel is hard, but Lisa did such an amazing job of literally bringing the story full circle and giving everyone the happily ever after that they all worked so hard for. I loved it. I can't wait to see what she writes next!


Abbie

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