BOOK REPORT for The Valiant (The Valiant #1) by Lesley Livingston
Cover Story: Can’t Unsee
BFF Charm: Yay
Swoonworthy Scale: 7
Talky Talk: Modern History
Bonus Factors: Female Gladiators, Cleopatra
Relationship Status: Swords Drawn
Although the themes of sisterhood and “fighting the man” in The Valiant aren’t new, the setting—in an all-female gladiatorial school—is. The combination makes for an engaging and exciting read.
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