The Winner's Crime - Marie Rutkoski

2%

Hopefully this won't be as icky as the first book, what with neither of the lovers being slaves anymore. Not that either of them acted like slaves in the first place.

 

3%

Arin would trade his heart for a snarled knot of thread if it meant he would never have to see Kestral again.

Wow, that's really romantic, said no one ever.

 

4%

...the girl was small. Slight. Absurd. It was absurd to think that someone like that could have any power over him.

Why, because she's a woman? Or because she's physically smaller than you? Sexist jackass.

Yet she would, if she won the auction.

OH REALLY WELL I NEVER SAW THAT, YOU DISRESPECTED HER AND SHOVED HER AROUND.

 

Starting to regret requesting this. Why did I think it would be different from the first one?