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Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 46 and 47

Happy Hurricane Season, Tor.com! Can you feel the barometric pressure tonight? Well, nor can I, yet, thankfully. Let’s keep it that way, yes? And in the meantime, here’s a RROK post to celebrate!

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 46, “The Crypt”, and Chapter 47, “The Mother of Trees.” Please note that from this point forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

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[Go through his pockets and look for loose change]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 44 and 45

Verily, v’all, a volley of verbiage for vous re: this volume of verbosity! Victory!

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 44, “Fencing Lessons”, and Chapter 45, “Riscoria Tea.” Please note that from this point forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

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[Va va va voom]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 42 and 43

Happy mid-June, Tor.com! I who am about to melt salute you, and also offer you this reread post, hurray!

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 42, “The Younger Son”, and Chapter 43, “The Dragon’s Deal.” Please note that from this point forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

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[The map was no help, FYI]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 40 and 41

Hey, Tor.com, is it weird that I think “abattoir” is a fantastic word? It’s probably weird. Oh, well.

Er… blog post? Blog post!

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 40, “Interlude in an Abattoir”, and Chapter 41, “Refusal.” Please note that going forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

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[Also “oubliette” and “guillotine”, because the French could even make torture-murder things sound fabulous]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 38 and 39

Merry June, Tor.com! Are we all dead from global warming yet? If not, perhaps you’ll have a RROK blog post to celebrate!

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 38, “The High Lord”, and Chapter 39, “In Search of Music.” Please note that going forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

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[I’m just saying, it was 98 degrees here today and it’s BARELY JUNE]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 36 and 37

Like sands through the hourglass, so are the Rereads of the Ruins of Our Kings! Violins intensify!

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 36, “Testing the Lock”, and Chapter 37, “The New Tutor.” Please note that going forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

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[Luckily, no one gets turned into a leopard while possessed by Satan. YET]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 34 and 35

Morning, Tor.com! Are you jonesing to see me be crotchety at fictional young whippersnappers? Well, then, you’ve come to the right place!

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 34, “Promises”, and Chapter 35, “Red Flags.” Please note that going forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

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[Uphill! Both ways! In the snow!]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 32 and 33

Hey, Tor.com, this is a reread post! There are many like it, but this one is mine.

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 32, “Lady Miya”, and Chapter 33, “The Dragon’s Due.” Please note that going forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

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[something something clever segue something]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 30 and 31

Greetings and salutations, Tor.com! In tribute to your awesomeness, I give you: blackmail! Torture! Really bad parenting! Huzzah!

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 30, “Family Reunion”, and Chapter 31, “Tyentso at the Beach.” Please note that from this point forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

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[Read more]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 28 and 29

Hello, Tor.com! Feeling blue? Well, you’re not alone. How about a Reread of a thing to cheer you, via schadenfreude if nothing else?

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 28, “The Finest Healers”, and Chapter 29, “Teraeth’s Return.” Please note that from this point forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

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[I’m blue dab oh dee dab oh dah]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 26 and 27

And a fabulous Tuesday to you, Tor.com! How’s about a little king-ruining to brighten your day, eh? That’s what I thought!

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 26, “Unhappy Reunion”, and Chapter 27, “Sister Kalindra.” Please note that from this point forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

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[Gives a whole new meaning to the “Ex from hell” trope]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 24 and 25

Happy spring, Tor.com! Come and read about murder, mayhem and hitlizards to celebrate, won’t you?

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 24, “The Hawk’s Talon,” and Chapter 25, “Into the Jungle.” Please note that from this point forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

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[Springtime for hitlizards]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 22 and 23

Happy Tuesday, Tor.com folks! Up for a spot of weirdly benign death cult sacrificial ritual? Of course you are, who wouldn’t be! In which case, this post is for you.

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 22, “A Golden Hawk,” and Chapter 23, “Morning Service.” Please note that from this point forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

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[no monkey brainzzzzz either, that’s always a plus]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 20 and 21

Hello, Tor.com! Welcome back to the once Read, now Reread of The Ruin of Kings!

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 20, “Valathea”, and Chapter 21, “The Island of Ynisthana.” Please note that from this point forward, these posts will contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

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[Hamartia is actually a way more complicated concept than that, but hey, Fitzgerald]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

Rereading The Ruin of Kings: Chapters 18 and 19

Hello, Tor.com! Welcome to where this read of TROK becomes a reread–for I have now read the whole thing. And it is awesome, and now I’m gonna read it again. You should come along and read it too!

(Also, “read” now no longer looks like a word. Read Read REaD.)

This blog series will be covering The Ruin of Kings, the first novel of a five-book series by Jenn Lyons. Previous entries can be found here in the series index.

Today’s post will be covering Chapter 18, “What Jarith Found”, and Chapter 19, “Dream of a Goddess.” Please note that from this point forward, these posts will likely contain spoilers for the entire novel, so it’s recommended that you read the whole thing first before continuing on.

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[Could be worse, Kihrin, your last name could be Stark]

Series: The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons

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