Happy Pub. Day! | Alarum

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TODAY IS THE DAY!!! The (YA) Post-Apocalyptic Western ALARUM, the first book in the Walking Shadows saga (a series of standalone novels) by author Talis Jones, is OUT NOW! I was lucky enough to read an eARC and this book totally surprised me! It’s a bit Book of Eli meets Godless meets The Knife of Never Letting Go, which had me pretty excited. Keep reading for an exclusive excerpt, playlist, a fan trailer, and more!  Continue reading

Cover Reveal | Alarum

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I am excited to share with you all the official cover for the new YA Post-Apocalyptic Western ALARUM! The first book in the Walking Shadows Saga (a series of standalone novels linked by the altered world they’re set in) by author Talis Jones comes out October 30, 2018! I’ve been lucky enough to read an eARC and I’ll admit that this isn’t really my go-to genre but I was surprised by how quickly I read it! Definitely a surprise read for me this year! It’s a bit Book of Eli meets Godless meets The Knife of Never Letting Go. Be sure to join the Facebook group Talismonium to receive exclusive teasers and excerpts leading up to the release!  Continue reading

Sea of Darkness

Sea of Darkness (The Vampire Pirate Saga #1) by Isadora Brown & Rebecca Hamilton (2018)
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NA Fiction | Paranormal
3 StarsBlurb:

“An unexpected partnership changes everything
Sea Slayer Kelia Starling has grown up with one truth: Sea Shadows are vicious creatures that need to be eradicated. No exceptions. Not even for him.

The Society’s sole purpose is to protect the general population from supernatural monsters, and Kelia’s their top Slayer. But when her father is murdered and her handler insists it’s suicide, she starts to question whether The Society really has her best interests at heart. Continue reading

Free

Free (Cage of Lies #5) by Susanne Valenti (2017)

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YA Fiction | Dystopia
4 StarsBlurb:

“Alone and surrounded by the enemy, Maya doesn’t know which way to turn. In a prison built of corruption and blind faith, does the truth even stand a chance? All paths lead to this and finding a way through will be the toughest test yet. The might of the city stands against her and she must remain defiant in the face of it. Presented with challenges she never thought possible and changes she couldn’t have imagined, she will need to be stronger than ever before. The fight of her life is coming to an end but will she survive to see her dreams become reality?”
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Afflicted

Afflicted (Tainted Earth #1) by Susanne Valenti (2017)
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YA Fiction | Dystopian Sci-Fi
4 Stars
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“Change carries on the wind, flows through the rivers and grows in the heart of the storm. Once it is set free, nothing can stop it from spreading like poison through the Earth and all its creatures. The planet is evolving and anything that wants to remain will have to adapt. The animals are learning to fight back while the plants grow beyond control. Kaitlyn and her friends must find a way to survive while everything around them becomes stronger and stranger. Continue reading

Frostblood

Frostblood (Frostblood Saga #1) by Elly Blake (2017)

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YA Fiction | Fantasy
4 Stars
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The frost king will burn.

Seventeen-year-old Ruby is a Fireblood who has concealed her powers of heat and flame from the cruel Frostblood ruling class her entire life. But when her mother is killed trying to protect her, and rebel Frostbloods demand her help to overthrow their bloodthirsty king, she agrees to come out of hiding, desperate to have her revenge.  Continue reading

The Uglies Series

 The Uglies Series by Scott Westerfeld
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*This post contains 4 separate reviews (Uglies, Pretties, Specials, Extras) for the series so scroll with caution*

YA Fiction | Sci-Fi | Dystopian


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This series is seriously one of my top favorites! I still cannot believe that they haven’t turned them into movies yet. They really should get on that. (P.S. If you’re looking for someone to cast as either Shay or Tally I 1200% volunteer!)  Continue reading