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This Savage Song Review

This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book is beautifully written in the style that is classically Victoria Schwab. If you think it's going to be a traditional dystopia or another "monster" book, then think again. It's a story about family, trust, friendship, and looking past the surface to see what lies beneath. I'm going to discuss the types of monsters and the characters, but not the specific events. So, not so spoilery.

"Corsai, Corsai, tooth and claw, Shadow and bone will eat you raw. Malchai, Malchai, sharp and sly, Smile and bite and drink you dry. Sunai, Sunai, eyes like coal, Sing you a song and steal your soul."

Verity is a city home to both human and three types of monsters; Corsai, Malchai, and Sunai. Corsai are the most feral of the monsters. They are all teeth and claws, travel in the shadows (becoming shadows), and leave nothing but a mangle of limbs behind as they eat people raw. Malchai are sly humanoid creatu…