Disintegration (Book Two, The Todor Trilogy)
By Jenna Newell Hiott
Genre: Fantasy, Visionary & Metaphysical Fiction
Aerie has fallen, and the land of Todor is on the brink of war. Famine and decay have touched every corner of the land. If Todor is to survive, Gemynd, Numa and Soman must fully embrace their powers, even as they continue to uncover more secrets and lies. Can Soman survive the aftermath of his role in the destruction of Aerie? Will Numa’s love for Gemynd endure even after she sees the horrors of the Iturtian pit? And is Gemynd his father’s puppet or his protégé? The betrayals of the past weigh heavy, but can the three move beyond them in order to work for the good of Todor? Or will their inability to forgive propel them into war?
Thundering toward an epic conclusion, Disintegration is the second book in the Todor trilogy. In it, author Jenna Newell Hiott paints a stunning portrait of humanity at its rawest, giving a revealing glimpse of how it fares when everything teeters on the brink of destruction.
Author, healer, all-around kook, Jenna Newell Hiott boasts of having a limitless imagination, unless it’s naptime. While many of us had an imaginary friend as children, Jenna had an entire imaginary family—complete with a second set of parents andthree siblings—all of whom lived in a make-believe world of Jenna’s own creation. One could say she’s been writing fantasy fiction since she was old enough to use words. And she never outgrew it. Out of this hyperactive imagination, and a life steeped in metaphysics, Jenna created the land of Todor: a world of magic, intrigue, and power plays.
Disintegration jumps right back into the story of Todor right at the end of Revelation. Geymynd, Nuna, and Soman has been split up and not necessarily in a better place. Each one has to learn about their abilities and how they fit into this new world where friends have become enemies. Will they find their way back to each other to recreate this world or will they remain separated?
When the truth has been revealed things change, but it is how you respond to these truths that make us stronger. Geymynd, Nuna, and Soman have learned so much about themselves and their people. But how are they supposed to believe what they are told when they know that they were close friends when younger? It’s hard to care so much for these characters just to see them forced to fight, especially Nuna. She is so powerful and has these visions that are so hard yet she has to have faith that everything will work out.
I love this series, you come to care for the characters and want the best for them even though they have to go through hell to get there. It is easy to get into the story and hard to leave it. I’m just glad that I have the next book otherwise I would be whining about the wait for it.
I received Disintegration from Sage’s Blog Tours for free. This has in no way influenced my opinion of this book.
The author is hosting a $10 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway during her tour!