Maybe it’s because of Queen of Shadows. Maybe it’s because I still haven’t managed to enjoy A Court of Thorns and Roses enough to finish reading it. Maybe it’s bad Internet buzz, tainting my own opinions. Whatever the reason, however, I can say one thing for certain. I approach Sarah J. Maas books with caution, even though her hits far outnumber her misses in my eyes. And so, with that caution, I picked up this book. And somehow managed to be surprised by how much I enjoyed it.
Like the other titles in the DC Icons series. Catwoman: Soulstealer focuses on a famed DC comic character in her youth. Unlike the other DC Icons titles, this one does not a character that fits under the name of Soulstealer. Wonder Woman had a Warbringer. Batman had Nightwalkers. Where is the literal Soulstealer?
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Wonder Woman is easily the best superhero movie of 2017, thus far anyways, and also one of the best superhero movies in all. I don’t think Wonder Woman: Warbringer was really on my radar–it was probably just another item on my ever growing “to read” list on Goodreads–but after the movie, this became a must-read book. Diana may be younger in this book, and the book may not relate to the movies in any way, but Diana proves to be just as badass and enchanting as I could have hoped.
Diana starts off trying to prove her worth in an Amazonian race. She gets sidetracked when someone’s ship wrecks near the island. She rescues a girl from the wreckage, Alia, which leads to trouble. Themyscira begins collapsing, with Alia being the cause of the potential destruction. It turns out Alia is a Warbringer, descended from Helen of Troy. If Diana doesn’t get her off the island and to a spring thought to have the power to end Warbringer destruction forever, Themyscira and the world as Diana and Alia know it could be over. Continue reading “Book Review: Wonder Woman Warbringer”