Waiting on Wednesday: The Becoming of Noah Shaw

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

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The Becoming of Noah Shaw (The Shaw Confession #1) by Michelle Hodkin

Publication Date: November 7th 2017

Goodreads Summary
In the first book of the Shaw Confessions, the companion series to the New York Times bestselling Mara Dyer novels, old skeletons are laid bare and new promises prove deadly. This is what happens after happily ever after.

Everyone thinks seventeen-year-old Noah Shaw has the world on a string.

They’re wrong.

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Review: A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi

29939047A Crown of Wishes (The Star-Touched Queen #2) by Roshani Chokshi
Publication Date: March 28th 2017 by St. Martin’s Griffin
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Mythology
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Goodreads Summary
An ancient mystery. An unlikely union. For one young princess in a state of peril, a dangerous wish could be the only answer…

She is the princess of Bharata—captured by her kingdom’s enemies, a prisoner of war. Now that she faces a future of exile and scorn, Gauri has nothing left to lose. Continue reading

Waiting on Wednesday: All the Crooked Saints

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

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All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater

Publication Date: October 10th 2017

Goodreads Summary
Here is a thing everyone wants:
A miracle.

Here is a thing everyone fears:
What it takes to get one.

Any visitor to Bicho Raro, Colorado is likely to find a landscape of dark saints, forbidden love, scientific dreams, miracle-mad owls, estranged affections, one or two orphans, and a sky full of watchful desert stars.

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Discussion: Why I Read Fantasy

Fantasy the faculty or activity of imagining impossible or improbable things.

Today is all about fantasy, one of my go to genres. The rise of fantasy is not surprising. From the Lord of the Rings to Harry Potter, people have always gravitated towards books that make the impossible possible. There are a lot of reasons people gravitate towards fantasy novels and today I want to highlight the qualities I love the most in a fantasy.

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Library of Fates

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

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The Library of Fates by Aditi Khorana

Publication Date: July 18th 2017

Goodreads Summary
A romantic coming-of-age fantasy tale steeped in Indian folklore, perfect for fans of The Star-Touched Queen and The Wrath and the Dawn

No one is entirely certain what brings the Emperor Sikander to Shalingar. Until now, the idyllic kingdom has been immune to his many violent conquests. To keep the visit friendly, Princess Amrita has offered herself as his bride, sacrificing everything—family, her childhood love, and her freedom—to save her people. But her offer isn’t enough.

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Tiger’s Daughter

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

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The Tiger’s Daughter (Their Bright Ascendancy #1) by K. Arsenault Rivera

Publication Date: October 3rd 2017

Goodreads Summary
Even gods can be slain….

The Hokkaran empire has conquered every land within their bold reach―but failed to notice a lurking darkness festering within the people. Now, their border walls begin to crumble, and villages fall to demons swarming out of the forests.

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Review: The Winner’s Kiss by Marie Rutkoski

25526307The Winner’s Kiss (The Winner’s Trilogy #3) by Marie Rutkoski
Publication Date:
March 24th 2016 by Bloomsbury Children’s 
Rating: 5 Stars
Genre:
Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance.
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Goodreads Summary
War has begun. Arin is in the thick of it with untrustworthy new allies and the empire as his enemy. Though he has convinced himself that he no longer loves Kestrel, Arin hasn’t forgotten her, or how she became exactly the kind of person he has always despised. She cared more for the empire than she did for the lives of innocent people—and certainly more than she did for him.
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