This was one of my very favorite books that I read in 2016, which was a REALLY BIG DEAL for me, because I had NEVER read a straight scifi book before. I know! I’m embarrassed just admitting that, but I ignorantly believed that I didn’t like scifi. Turns out I LOVE it! This book officially converted me to a YA scifi fan, and I’m afraid there’s no going back now.
The world in this book is absolutely stunning and the main characters are so freaking awesome. I was rooting from them from the second I met them, and I was so bummed when I found out the book was designed to be a standalone. I mean, don’t get me wrong, the book can certainly stand on its own two legs and does an exceptional job at that. But I wanted SO MUCH more of this world, and I can’t wait to see what Kincaid has in store for us!
Nemesis is a Diabolic. Created to protect a galactic Senator’s daughter, Sidonia. The girl who has grown up by her side and who is as much as sister as a master. There’s no one Nemesis wouldn’t kill to keep her safe. But when the power-mad Emperor summons Sidonia to the galactic court as a hostage, there is only one way for Nemesis to protect Sidonia.
She must become her.
Now one of the galaxy’s most dangerous weapons is masquerading in a world of corruption and Nemesis has to hide her true abilities or risk everything. As the Empire begins to fracture and rebellion looms closer, Nemesis learns that there is something stronger than her deadly force: the one thing she’s been told she doesn’t have – humanity. And, amidst all the danger, action and intrigue, her humanity might be the only thing that can save her, Sidonia and the entire Empire…