#BookReview for The Virtue of Sin by Shannon Schuren

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I was so excited when this book showed up but sadly it just wasn't what I thought it was going to be. At first I thought it was going to be this amazing dystopian or fantasy. But what I found was one set in our world about a cult that well to tell you the truth was pretty lack luster. This one started off wowing me but quickly turned to something that was bogged down with religion, lyrical writing, and characters that I just didn't really care about.

Parts of the story were well paced but for the most part it was very slow. I think this one could have easily been 200+ pages shorter which would have sped up the story and taken out a lot of the slow boring parts that we really didn't need at all. I also thought that it was really weird that right after the main character gets married off that they didn't consummate their marriage. In every other cult title both adult and young adult the story goes from marriage to sex then life. This is a way to make solidify the dominance over the women. So it was a little weird that that aspect was left out.

The ending to this one left me with a bad taste in my mouth as it just didn't give me enough. I wished that the author would have skipped ahead a few months or even a year. It would have given the story that extra that it needed to really tie up the end.

Go Into This One Knowing: Realistic Fiction, More Contemporary, Cult, VERY Religious, Forced Marriage, Mentions of Rape, Unfulfilling Ending