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Glistening Swarm by Jill Cooper : Book Review


By on 11/04/2015 08:37:00 AM

Glistening Swarm is the third book in Jill Cooper's dystopian series.  After reading, and enjoying the first two books; I looked forward to reading the final segment of the Glistening journey.  What was my review of Glistening Swarm by Jill Cooper? 
I received a complimentary copy of this book for use in my review.  All opinions are my own.
Quick Summary of Glistening Swarm.  Man’s reign is over. Now fear the day of the dragon. The human resistance bands together—to fight for their very survival. Staying ahead of the glistenings led by the savage Victor is their top priority, but as the children they have sought to protect fall ill, their days are numbered. Fighting is their only chance of survival and it’s one that the passive glistening, Jake Monroe, has been dreading for over a year. But, he will have no choice but to meet the dragons head on. No matter the cost, no matter the personal sacrifice.

What happens when a dragon first tastes blood?
Glistening Swarm Successfully Rounds Out Cooper's Series.   I will be honest--I enjoyed Cooper's imaginative world, her end-of-the-world adventures, and her characters.  I could follow the characters through a few more series adventures.  Cooper offers closure to the series and readers will feel that the characters find resolution--but, I think other readers will wish there were more adventures to come.
Fans of the series will not be disappointed.  Cooper maintains her writing style and continues her story with ease.  This book flows at an even pace--and concluded the series without giving a rushed or forced feel to the book.  
Would I recommend Glistening Swarm by Jill Cooper?  I would actually recommend the entire series to dystopian fans seeking something a little different from the standard zombie or demon realm.  Expect action, adventure, suspense, fantasy--and a little bit of a love story.  It's well worth adding to your reading list if you enjoy dragons, shape shifters, and/or dystopian themes.
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