Black Dawn | Blog Tour

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I’m excited to have been included on this blog tour for BLACK DAWN. A copy of the book was provided and I was so ready to dive in and read this intriguing fantasy. I hoped to be surprised, captivated, and thrilled with the story and, well, you’ll just have to read my review to find out if this book lived up to its epic promises.

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Bookish Turn-Offs

BABBLES, RAMBLES, & NONSENSE (#15)

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As I’ve been sorting through my very overstuffed bookshelves I’ve stacked piles of books to part with. I don’t have the space and these are all books I doubt I’ll read again anyway. But then it got me thinking…what makes these different from the books I could never fathom letting go? So, I decided it might be fun to figure out what I don’t like to read in books. So I’ve put together a list of about 10 things that are bookish turn-offs for me (in no particular order).

As I made this list I realized a) it included things that I also don’t enjoy in movies/TV and b) that I’m very judgmental towards books. Lol  Continue reading

Vengeance Road

Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman (2015)

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YA Fiction | Historical | Western
4 Stars
Blurb:

“Revenge is worth its weight in gold.

When her father is murdered for a journal revealing the location of a hidden gold mine, eighteen-year-old Kate Thompson disguises herself as a boy and takes to the gritty plains looking for answers—and justice. What she finds are untrustworthy strangers, endless dust and heat, and a surprising band of allies, among them a young Apache girl and a pair of stubborn brothers who refuse to quit riding in her shadow. But as Kate gets closer to the secrets about her family, a startling truth becomes clear: some men will stop at nothing to get their hands on gold, and Kate’s quest for revenge may prove fatal.”
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Blacksouls

Blacksouls (Blackhearts #2) by Nicole Castroman (2017)

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YA Fiction | Historical: Pirates
5 stars
Blurb:

“Nicole Castroman brings the dangerous pirate ports of the Caribbean to life in this vibrant sequel to Blackhearts—the reimagined origin story of history’s most infamous pirate, Blackbeard.

Edward “Teach” Drummond is setting sail to the Caribbean as first mate on the most celebrated merchant ship in the British fleet—until he rebels against his captain. Mutiny is a capital offense and Teach knows it could cost him his life, but he believes it worth the risk in order to save his crew from the attacking Spanish ships.  Continue reading

Champions: At Fire’s End

Champions: At Fire’s End (Champions #1) by Charlotte Jain (2015)
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Champions At Fire's End

YA Fiction | Fantasy | Mythology
3.5 Stars
Blurb:

“Seventeen-year-old best friends, April and Kyle, are thrown into the final battle of the Titan and Olympian war. Locked into an endless struggle, the Immortals have finally reached a solution – bestow mortal Champions with control over the elements to wage their final campaign.  Continue reading