It’s time for another book review. Anyone who saw yesterdays post, you will already know which book this is going to be about. This week it is the turn of Earth Fall – Retribution by Mark Walden. This is the second in the Earth Fall series. I read the first while on holiday this time last year, I honestly don’t know why I have waited this long to read the second one. Anyway, let’s get down to the actual review.
Well, that was intense. And very unexpected. And I thought that we were thrown into the deep end with the first book. Honestly, things seemed to kick off instantly in this book. There was so much action and drama in this book, it was brilliant. I really love it when books are straight into the action/nitty gritty stuff. I hate books that you get like halfway through before anything actually happens. I just get so bored. I think that this is why I love this series so much; you are never bored while reading it.
This book had so many twists and turns. At times it was almost hard to keep up. You had shape shifting aliens, deaths, deaths that weren’t deaths, mutations and so much more. Honestly, I did not believe it was possible to have so many twists in one book lol. Honestly it was brilliant. I loved it.
And as for the characters, oh my god. They still feel so real. Considering this is such a complex situation, you can relate to the characters. They are just so….human and normal. Although, I have to admit, I am staggered by some of the character development in this book. Sam has grown so much since we first met him. He has gone from being this weak, unsure, teenager who lacked any confidence in himself to being this strong, brave, leader who takes charge. It is incredible.
I absolutely adored this book. I cannot wait until the third book in the series is released next year. If you want a nice, easy to read, sci-fi novel, I would really recommend this series. I adore it.
4.5 out of 5
I really do love the Earth Fall series. Brilliant books. I will see you all again soon.