The Sworn Virgin by Kristopher Dukes (Blog Tour: Review)

29405090Title: The Sworn Virgin
Author: Kristopher Dukes
Type: Fiction
Genre: Adult, Historical, Romance
Imprint: William Morrow
Publisher: HarperCollins
Date published: August 8, 2017
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 352
Source: Publisher

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A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the blog tour host, in exchange for an honest review.

SummaryDukes’s gripping historical novel tells the tale of a desperate Albanian woman who will do whatever it takes to keep her independence and seize control of her future…even if it means swearing to remain a virgin for her entire life.
When eighteen-year-old Eleanora’s father is shot dead on the cobblestone streets of 1910 Albania, Eleanora must abandon her dream of studying art in Italy as she struggles to survive in a remote mountain village with her stepmother Meria.

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Pacific Burn by Barry Lancet (Giveaway) [CLOSED]

I am very excited to be partnering with Simon & Schuster in order to bring you guys this giveaway! The giveaway is U.S. only, (sorry international followers! I will be hosting an international giveaway very soon!) And the book being given away is Pacific Burn by Barry Lancet, which came out today!

“Pacific Burn is a page-turning, globe-spanning tale of murder, suspense, and intrigue that grabs and holds your attention from beginning to end. Barry Lancet is truly a gifted author, and his character of Jim Brodie is unlike any private investigator you’ve ever encountered in literature.” —Nelson DeMille, New York Times bestselling author of Radiant Angel

Before the link to the actual giveaway, I would like to first share some images and info about the book with all of you (courtesy of Simon & Schuster):

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Little Nothing by Marisa Silver [Review]

9780399167928Title: Little Nothing
Author: Marisa Silver
Type: Fiction
Genre: Literary Fiction, Mythology
Publisher: Blue Rider Press
Date published: September 13, 2016
Format: Hardcover
Page Count: 333
Source: Publisher

A physical copy of the book was kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for an honest review.

Summary: In an unnamed country at the beginning of the last century, a child called Pavla is born to peasant parents. Her arrival, fervently anticipated and conceived in part by gypsy tonics and archaic prescriptions, stuns her parents and brings outrage and scorn from her community. Pavla has been born a dwarf, beautiful in face, but as the years pass, she grows no farther than the edge of her crib. When her parents turn to the treatments of a local charlatan, his terrifying cure opens the floodgates of persecution for Pavla.

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