Review: To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

34499221To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo
Publication Date: 
March 6th, 2018 by Feiwel & Friends 
Rating: 4.5 Stars
Genre: 
Young Adult, Fantasy
Find: 
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Goodreads Summary
Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all. With the hearts of seventeen princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea. Until a twist of fate forces her to kill one of her own. To punish her daughter, the Sea Queen transforms Lira into the one thing they loathe most—a human. Robbed of her song, Lira has until the winter solstice to deliver Prince Elian’s heart to the Sea Queen or remain a human forever.

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Impossibility of Us

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, created by Jill at Breaking The Spinethat spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

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The Impossibility of Us by Katy Upperman

Publication Date: July 30th, 2018

Goodreads Summary
The last thing Elise wants is to start her senior year in a new town. But after her brother’s death in Afghanistan, she and her mother move from San Francisco to a sleepy coastal village.

When Elise meets Mati, they quickly discover how much they have in common. Mati is new to town too, visiting the U.S. with his family. Over the course of the summer, their relationship begins to blossom, and what starts out as a friendship becomes so much more.

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Waiting on Wednesday: Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, created by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

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Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince by V. E. Schwab & Andrea Olimpieri (Illustrator)

Publication Date: October 8th, 2018

Goodreads Summary
The comic will delve into the thrilling backstory of Kell’s adoptive father, Prince Maxim Maresh, before he became the king of Red London. When Maresh is sent to a violent and unmanageable port city far away to cut his military teeth on strict orders from his father, King Nokil Maresh, he encounters an unruly band of soldiers, a lawless landscape, and a newly returned pirate queen.


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Waiting on Wednesday: Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, created by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

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Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful by Arwen Elys Dayton

Publication Date: December 4th, 2018

Goodreads Summary
For fans of television shows Black Mirror and Westworld, this compelling, mind-bending novel is a twisted look into the future, exploring how far we will go to remake ourselves into the perfect human specimen and what it means to be human at all.

Set in our world, spanning the near to distant futures, Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful is a novel made up of six interconnected stories that ask how far we will go to remake ourselves into the perfect human specimens, and how hard that will push the definition of “human.”

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Waiting on Wednesday: Amber & Dusk

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, created by Jill at Breaking The Spinethat spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

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Amber & Dusk by Lyra Selene

Publication Date: November 27th, 2018

Goodreads Summary
Sylvie has always known she deserves more. Out in the permanent twilight of the Dusklands, her guardians called her power to create illusions a curse. But Sylvie knows it gives her a place in Coeur d’Or, the palais of the Amber Empress and her highborn legacies.

So Sylvie sets off toward the Amber City, a glittering jewel under a sun that never sets, to take what is hers.

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Lady’ Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, created by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

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The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy (Guide #2)
by Mackenzi Lee

Publication Date: October 2nd, 2018

Goodreads Summary
Felicity Montague is through with pretending she prefers society parties to books about bone setting—or that she’s not smarter than most people she knows, or that she cares about anything more than her dream of becoming a doctor.

A year after an accidentally whirlwind tour of Europe, which she spent evading highwaymen and pirates with her brother Monty, Felicity has returned to England with two goals in mind—avoid the marriage proposal of Callum Doyle, a lovestruck suitor from Edinburgh; and enroll in medical school. However, her intellect and passion will never be enough in the eyes of the administrators, who see men as the sole guardians of science.
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Waiting on Wednesday: Intercepted

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, created by Jill at Breaking The Spinethat spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

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Intercepted by Alexa Martin

Publication Date: September 11th, 2018

Goodreads Summary
Marlee thought she scored with the man of her dreams only to be scorched by a bad breakup. Now there’s a new player on the horizon and he’s in a whole league of his own…

Marlee Harper is the perfect girlfriend. She’s sure had enough practice, dating her NFL-star boyfriend for the last ten years. But when she discovers her wide-receiver boyfriend has been tackling other women on the sly, she vows to never date an athlete again. Only one problem: Gavin Pope, the new hotshot quarterback and a fling from the past, has Marlee in his sights.

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