Review: Breath of Fire by Amanda Bouchet

3076e3c9fb73d9d2b01d62f497675e5fBreath of Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles #2) by Amanda Bouchet
Publication Date: January 3rd 2017 by Piatkus
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: Adult, Fantasy, Mythology.
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Goodreads Summary
Catalia Fisa has been running from her destiny since she could crawl. But now, her newfound loved ones are caught between the shadow of Cat’s tortured past and the threat of her world-shattering future. So what’s a woman to do when she knows it’s her fate to be the harbinger of doom? Everything in her power.

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Review: A Conjuring of Light by V. E. Schwab

32200595A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) by V. E. Schwab
Publication Date:
February 28th 2017 by Titan Books
Rating: 5 Stars
Genre:
Adult, Fantasy.
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Goodreads Sum
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Witness the fate of beloved heroes – and enemies.

THE BALANCE OF POWER HAS FINALLY TIPPED…
The precarious equilibrium among four Londons has reached its breaking point. Once brimming with the red vivacity of magic, darkness casts a shadow over the Maresh Empire, leaving a space for another London to rise.

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Waiting on Wednesday: Godsgrave

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

This week I am waiting on
Godsgrave (The Nevernight Chronicles #2) by Jay Kristoff

Publication Date: September 5th 2017

Goodreads Summary
Assassin Mia Corvere has found her place among the Blades of Our Lady of Blessed Murder, but many in the Red Church ministry think she’s far from earned it. Plying her bloody trade in a backwater of the Republic, she’s no closer to ending Consul Scaeva and Cardinal Duomo, or avenging her familia. And after a deadly confrontation with an old enemy, Mia begins to suspect the motives of the Red Church itself.
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Guest Review: Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks

Two by Two by Nicholas Sparks
Publication Date:
October 4th 2016 by Grand Central Publishing
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre:
Adult, Contemporary, Romance
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Goodreads Summary
At 32, Russell Green has it all: a stunning wife, a lovable six year-old daughter, a successful career as an advertising executive and an expansive home in Charlotte. He is living the dream, and his marriage to the bewitching Vivian is the center of that. But underneath the shiny surface of this perfect existence, fault lines are beginning to appear…and no one is more surprised than Russ when he finds every aspect of the life he took for granted turned upside down. In a matter of months, Russ finds himself without a job or wife, caring for his young daughter while struggling to adapt to a new and baffling reality. Throwing himself into the wilderness of single parenting, Russ embarks on a journey at once terrifying and rewarding—one that will test his abilities and his emotional resources beyond anything he ever imagined.


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Review: A Promise of Fire by Amanda Bouchet

29932617A Promise of Fire (The Kingmaker Chronicles #1) by Amanda Bouchet
Publication Date:
August 2nd 2016
Rating: 3.5 Stars
Genre:
Adult, Fantasy, Romance
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Goodreads Summary
Catalia “Cat” Fisa is a powerful clairvoyant known as the Kingmaker. This smart-mouthed soothsayer has no interest in her powers and would much rather fly under the radar, far from the clutches of her homicidal mother. But when an ambitious warlord captures her, she may not have a choice… Continue reading

Review: Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

29845906Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicles #1) by Jay Kristoff
Publication Date:
August 11th 2016 by Harper Voyager
Rating: 4.5 Stars
Genre:
Fantasy, Adult.
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Goodreads Summary
Destined to destroy empires, Mia Covere is only ten years old when she is given her first lesson in death.

Six years later, the child raised in shadows takes her first steps towards keeping the promise she made on the day that she lost everything.

But the chance to strike against such powerful enemies will be fleeting, so if she is to have her revenge, Mia must become a weapon without equal. She must prove herself against the deadliest of friends and enemies, and survive the tutelage of murderers, liars and demons at the heart of a murder cult. Continue reading

Waiting on Wednesday: The Bear and the Nightingale

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

25489134This week I am waiting on
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Publication Date: January 10th 2017

Goodreads Summary
A young woman’s family is threatened by forces both real and fantastical in this debut novel inspired by Russian fairy tales. 

In a village at the edge of the wilderness of northern Russia, where the winds blow cold and the snow falls many months of the year, a stranger with piercing blue eyes presents a new father with a gift – a precious jewel on a delicate chain, intended for his young daughter. Uncertain of its meaning, Pytor hides the gift away and Vasya grows up a wild, willful girl, to the chagrin of her family. But when mysterious forces threaten the happiness of their village, Vasya discovers that, armed only with the necklace, she may be the only one who can keep the darkness at bay.


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