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Heed The Opening Notes

Enemies become allies in the first book in Victoria Schwab’s new The Monsters of Verity duology, This Savage Song.

Heed The Opening Notes

BOOK REPORT for This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity #1) by Victoria Schwab

Cover Story: Deceptive
BFF Charm: Maybe x 2
Swoonworthy Scale: 3
Talky Talk: She Thought, He Thought
Bonus Factors: Paranormal Creatures
Factor: Duology Starter
Relationship Status: Looking Forward to a Second Date

I wish there was more backstory to the world Victoria Schwab created for This Savage Song, but I got sucked in by the main characters—a teenage monster who’s less monstrous than many humans and a rebellious girl who strives for the approval of her overbearing father—regardless.

Check out my full review at our series on Kirkus.

Mandy Curtis's photo About the Author: Mandy is a small town girl living in a nerdy world, or—if you want to get literal—an editor/writer living in Austin, TX. In addition to yearning for YA books—the more dystopian or fantastical, the better—she can also be found swooning over superheroes, dreaming of The Doctor and grinning at GIFs.