Review: The Soterion Mission Trilogy by Stewart Ross

Hi everybody!

Hope your week is off to a great start. Today, I’m reviewing The Soterion Mission Trilogy. I’d love to know what you think of these books in the comments or on Twitter if you’ve read them. 

Amy x

*I received copies of this trilogy in exchange for an honest review*

In this YA dystopian trilogy, Stewart Ross explores a world in which adults no longer exist and a mutation in DNA means no one lives past the age of 19.

I found the concept of this series really interesting, and I thought the worldbuilding was excellent. I found it fairly unique, and enjoyed seeing the story from the point of views of both the peaceful Constants and brutal Zeds.

Another part of the books I liked were that the characters, particularly Cyrus, were generally likeable and even though their lives are obviously very different from mine I felt able to empathise with them as they came across as well-rounded, complicated people.

Finally, I really appreciated the glossaries at the back of books 2 and 3, as it helped me make sense of more aspects of the world and the language the characters use.

However, I wasn’t always desperate to read on throughout the series as the chapters are fairly long, and I also thought the violence throughout was quite graphic in places for my tastes.

Overall, even though this is isn’t usually my sort of book, I still enjoyed The Soterion Mission Trilogy and it’s definitely one of the best dystopias I’ve read, so would recommend it to anyone who enjoys this genre as I personally enjoyed it more than the Hunger Games.

3.5 stars 🌟🌟🌟


Author: goldenbooksgirl

Disabled book blogger who also writes TV, film, music and other posts from time to time | UKYABA Champion Teen 2018 | Email: | she/her

6 thoughts on “Review: The Soterion Mission Trilogy by Stewart Ross”

  1. I’ll definitely have to check this book out further. Thanks for introducing this series to me, and for an awesome review!

    I’m new to blogging and book reviewing, and I was wondering if you had any tips for newbie bloggers and book reviewers.

    If you have the time, please check out my blog @breenysbooks. I’d love any feedback. Have a wonderful day.

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