The Rebels of Gold by Elise Kova (Cover Reveal)

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It’s finally here! The cover for The Rebels of Gold, the third book in Elise Kova’s most recent series, The Loom Saga! Whether you’ve been religiously reading this series, or following it because it’s on your TBR, I’m sure that you have been keeping an eye out for the cover reveal. Well, your wait is over, and let me tell you…it was so worth it! If you’d like to know more about what I think of the series, you can read my review for The Alchemists of Loom here, and my review for The Dragons of Nova here! Continue reading if you’d like to see the cover, and learn more about this exciting, upcoming release!

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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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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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A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas (Review)

23766634Title: A Court of Wings and Ruin
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Type: Fiction
Genre: YA, NA, Fantasy, Romance
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books
Date published: May 2, 2017
Format: Digital
Page Count: 707
Source: Personal purchase

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Summary: Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin’s maneuverings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit—and one slip may spell doom not only for Feyre, but for her world as well. As war bears down upon them all, Feyre must decide who to trust amongst the dazzling and lethal High Lords—and hunt for allies in unexpected places.

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Calendar Girls (#4 / April 2017): Best High Fantasy

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Thankfully March moved a little slower than February, even though it had only a few extra days. I am looking forward to May, but I’m also NOT looking forward to June, so it’s a constant struggle for me between wanting time to move faster or slower. I also don’t like aging, soooo maybe slower is the better option, haha. What about you guys?! But anyway, back to Calendar Girls!

For those of you new to Calendar Girls, it’s a new blog event which I am co-hosting with my friend Melanie, and is inspired by Neil Sedaka’s 1961 song Calendar Girl. Just like in the song, we decided to use a specific theme for each month and choose a book based on these themes! The event is meant to incite discussions with other bloggers about books we’ve read and loved, is meant to help bloggers meet other bloggers, and also for bloggers and readers to find out about blogs which they normally may not have come across!

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Calendar Girls (#3 / March 2017): Best Book with an Active War

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How is it March already?! Time sure does fly. But anyway, I’m very excited to greet March, as this means our third set of posts will be going up. And March is also my birthday month! Yay!  For those of you new to Calendar Girls, it’s a new blog event which I am co-hosting with my friend Melanie inspired by Neil Sedaka’s 1961 song Calendar Girl. Just like in the song, we decided to use a specific theme for each month and choose a book based on these themes! The event is meant to incite discussions with other bloggers about books we’ve read and loved, is meant to help bloggers meet other bloggers, and also for bloggers and readers to find out about blogs which they normally may not have come across!

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Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo [Review]

10194157Title: Shadow and Bone
Author: Leigh Bardugo
Type: Fiction
Genre: Fantasy, YA
Publisher: Square Fish
Date published: June 5, 2012
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 416
Source: Library

Summary: Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee.

Alina Starkov has never been good at anything. But when her regiment is attacked on the Fold and her best friend is brutally injured, Alina reveals a dormant power that saves his life―a power that could be the key to setting her war-ravaged country free. Wrenched from everything she knows, Alina is whisked away to the royal court to be trained as a member of the Grisha, the magical elite led by the mysterious Darkling.

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Nevernight by Jay Kristoff [ARC Review]

26114463Title: Nevernight
Author: Jay Kristoff
Type: Fiction
Genre: Young Adult, Adult
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers, Thomas Dunne Books
Date published: August 9, 2016
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 444
Source: Macmillan Publishers

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

SummaryIn a land where three suns almost never set, a fledgling killer joins a school of assassins, seeking vengeance against the powers who destroyed her family.

Daughter of an executed traitor, Mia Corvere is barely able to escape her father’s failed rebellion with her life. Alone and friendless, she hides in a city built from the bones of a dead god, hunted by the Senate and her father’s former comrades. But her gift for speaking with the shadows leads her to the door of a retired killer, and a future she never imagined.

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“Turn to Page 394” Thursdays (#5)

ezgif-2335726244It’s that time again! I’m sorry I didn’t make one of these posts last week. I just didn’t have it in me. And I’ve forgotten why. This week is another story, however! I should be working on the first book which I’m editing, but it’s scientific and such…aka…no fun at all! So I’m taking a break and writing this post up for you all.

For those of you who don’t know, “Turn to Page 394” Thursdays is a book meme created by me in order to honour a great actor (Alan Rickman), as well as a great character (Severus Snape). Since Alan Rickman left this world on a Thursday, that is the day on which I have chosen to host this book meme! You can see more details in my initial post here.

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“Turn to Page 394” Thursdays (#3)

ezgif-2335726244It’s Thursday and you know what that means! “Turn to Page 394” Thursdays! I’m so glad that I finally have time to make another one of these. I really really enjoy writing them.For those of you who don’t know, “Turn to Page 394” Thursdays was a blog hop created by me, in order to honour a great actor (Alan Rickman), as well as a great character (Severus Snape). Since Alan Rickman left this world on a Thursday, that is the day on which I have chosen to host this blog hop! You can see more details in my initial post here.

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