#ARCstravaganza (#6): Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

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It’s Monday again! How does time go by so quickly? Seriously. Anyway, even though Kyrsti has already featured this book in one of her posts (check it out here), I couldn’t help but feature it as well. Especially since the publication date (August 29th) is coming up quick! I’ve been so excited for this book, and I wasn’t sure until a few days ago (when it came in the mail), whether I would get a copy of this for review or not. I’m pretty sure there are a million holds on the one copy which my library will be getting, so I don’t know when I would have gotten around to reading and reviewing it for you guys if that were the case. So, yay!

I also have a bit of news for you (in the case that you have no read my previous #ARCstravaganza posts). While this meme was created by Krysti at YA and Wine, and hosted by her, and Sarah at The Clever Reader, due to personal circumstances they have had to let it go. But then Krysti came to its rescue when she asked me if I wanted to take over the meme, and I said yes!

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#ARCstravaganza (#5): The Tiger’s Watch by Julia Ember

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Happy Monday! (Or at least it’s as happy for all of you as it is for me). And I’m sorry that this post is going up so late! My weekend was kind of insane, and while I usually try to prep posts a few days in advance, or on the weekend if I can’t find time for the former option, things have been kind of nuts since last Monday anyway. However, here it (finally) is! I also had to do some debating on whether I should keep my original ARC choice for this week or not, since the review for it also went up on my blog today! Bad planning is bad. Flavia is a bad blogger. Haha. But, I decided that I really want to feature this book anyway, so I apologize if any of this feels / sounds repetitive. It is my belief that this book, and others like it, need recognition and also need to be discussed!

I also have a bit of news for you (in the case that you have no read my previous #ARCstravaganza post). While this meme was created by Krysti at YA and Wine, and hosted by her, and Sarah at The Clever Reader, due to personal circumstances they have had to let it go. For part of last Monday some of us were saying our goodbyes to #ARCstravaganza, and I for one was quite sad to no longer be able to participate in such a fun meme. But then Krysti came to its rescue when she asked me if I wanted to take over the meme! And here we are.

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The Tiger’s Watch by Julia Ember (Blog Tour: Review)

35527728Title: The Tiger’s Watch
Author: Julia Ember
Type: Fiction, Novella
Genre: YA, Fantasy, GLBT
Publisher: Harmony Ink Press
Date published: August 22, 2017
Format: Digital
Page Count: 180
Source: Author, publisher, and blog tour host.

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A digital copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, author, and blog tour hosts in exchange for an honest review.

SummarySixteen-year-old Tashi has spent their life training as a inhabitor, a soldier who spies and kills using a bonded animal. When the capital falls after a brutal siege, Tashi flees to a remote monastery to hide. But the invading army turns the monastery into a hospital, and Tashi catches the eye of Xian, the regiment’s fearless young commander.

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#ARCstravaganza (#4): The Authentics by Abdi Nazemian

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Hello everyone! And Happy Monday! (Or I hope it’s a happy Monday. I know that some people really hate Mondays). But maybe it’ll be better if you participate in #ARCstravaganza like me! I know that over the past month it’s helped me feel happier about Mondays, and has also made me look forward to them! I know! Weird.

I also have a bit of news for you (in the case that you have no read my previous #ARCstravaganza post). While this meme was created by Krysti at YA and Wine, and hosted by her, and Sarah at The Clever Reader, due to personal circumstances they have had to let it go. For part of last Monday some of us were saying our goodbyes to #ARCstravaganza, and I for one was quite sad to no longer be able to participate in such a fun meme. But then Krysti came to its rescue when she asked me if I wanted to take over the meme! And here we are.

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#ARCstravaganza (#3): The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

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Mondays have been a lot more bearable since I started participating in #ARCstravaganza! Thank you Krysti at YA and Wine and Sarah at The Clever Reader for creating such a fun meme! #ARCstravaganza is meant for book bloggers to show off and discuss their ARCs, and I’ve been having a lot of fun with it! If you think that you would have fun with this too, be sure to check out the info below, as well as Krysti’s info post about the meme! Also, I have some exciting news for all of you. Starting next week, I will actually be taking over hosting the meme! You can read Krysti’s post about why she and Sarah sadly had to stop hosting the meme here. Another update is that there will be no giveaway associated with the meme (but that may change once I have the means to host one every month), and that participants can choose to participate on their blogs, on Instagram, or on both platform types!

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The Cake Book Tag

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First of all, thank you to Tia @ Tia Says for tagging me! I’m currently obsessed with visuals of baked goods, and this cake tag was immensely satisfying. I wish that I could eat cakes as often as a I look at them, but alas…my skin hates them, and they go straight to my thighs! Haha. I would have never though to combine cakes and books, but someone did it (please let me know if you know who the creator of this tag is) and it works really well! I also had way too much fun assembling the images for this tag! You can feel free to re-use them as long as you keep the credits of the illustration-creator (Natalka_Dmirova from Freepik) and my credits on the images! If you want to, you can also do a shoutout for Natalka and her Dribble page, because her cake illustrations (and other works) are amazing! (But seriously, I’m half tempted now to make my next blog layout cake-themed, hahaha).

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The Dragons of Nova by Elise Kova (Blog Tour: Review)

perf5.500x8.500.inddTitle: The Dragons of Nova
Author: Elise Kova
Type: Fiction
Genre: YA, NA, Adult, Fantasy, Romance
Publisher: Keymaster Press
Date published: July 11, 2017
Format: Hardcover
Page Count: 488
Source: Publisher

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A physical copy of this book was kindly provided by the publisher, and a digital copy was provided by the blog tour host through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.

SummaryCvareh returns home to his sky world of Nova with the genius crafter Arianna as his temperamental guest. The mercurial inventor possesses all the Xin family needs to turn the tides of a centuries-old power struggle, but the secrets she harbors must be earned with trust — hard to come by for Ari, especially when it comes to Dragons. On Nova, Ari finds herself closer to exacting vengeance against the traitor who killed everything — and everyone – she once loved. But before Ari can complete her campaign of revenge, the Crimson Court exposes her shadowed past and reveals something even more dangerous sparking between her and Cvareh.

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#ARCstravaganza (#2): Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff

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Yay, it’s Monday again (yes, I know, a silly thing to be excited about, but this is simply due to the fact that I can post up another #ARCstravaganza post)! This week I’ll be posting about a book which I have been eagerly awaiting since last August! Thank you Krysti at YA and Wine and Sarah at The Clever Reader for creating #ARCstravaganza! This meme is meant for book bloggers to show off and discuss their ARCs! I think that this sounds very fun, and if you agree, be sure to check out the info below, as well as Krysti’s info post about the meme!

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Unfathomable Chance by K.T. Munson (Review)

51a21xoukdl-_sx331_bo1204203200_Title: Unfathomable Chance
Author: K.T. Munson
Type: Fiction
Genre: New Adult, Sci-Fi
Date published: September 30, 2016
Format: Digital
Page Count: 194
Source: Author

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A digital copy of this book was kindly provided by the author, in exchange for an honest review.

SummaryWhen Diana woke up on her 23rd birthday she thought it was going to be a normal day. She thought of donuts, coffee, and laughter. She did not think she was going to become the center in a galactic race to win her heart. None too pleased with the prospect of alien races descending on Earth to try and woo her, Diana does the only reasonable thing she can; she runs. Now she has to try and find a way to get rid of the blasted bracelet that is the cause of all the recent craziness in her life. The problem is this isn’t an ordinary bracelet; it contains the Heart of the Cosmos. Furthermore the Cosmos chose her for a reason and it isn’t keen on letting her go until she finishes what it started over ten years ago. Something tried to destroy it and now Diana isn’t just worried about her heart, she is worried about her life.

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