Rebel Heart

Rebel Heart (Dust Lands #2) by Moira Young (2012)

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YA Fiction | Post-Apocalypse | Western
3 StarsBlurb:

“Saba thought her world would return to normal after they defeated the Tonton and rescued her kidnapped brother Lugh. The family head west for a better life and a longed-for reunion with Jack. But a formidable enemy is on the rise. What is the truth about Jack? And how far will Saba go to get what she wants?”
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Blog Tour | Walking Shadows

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I’m super excited today to be a part of the blog tour for ALARUM by Talis Jones!! ALARUM is the first book in Walking Shadows, a YA Dystopian/Post-Apocalyptic series, and to my thrill the tour included an option to read SOLUS, the second book, too! You might’ve already seen my promo posts back in October for ALARUM but I couldn’t pass up the chance to promote here on my blog again! Keep reading for an awesome giveaway, my reviews of ALARUM and SOLUS, and a book summary of ALARUM that I assembled using song lyricsContinue reading

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

Retribution Rails

Retribution Rails by Erin Bowman (2017)
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YA Fiction | Historical | Western
4 Stars
Blurb:

REDEMPTION IS NEVER FREE
When Reece Murphy is forcibly dragged into the Rose Riders gang because of a mysterious gold coin in his possession, he vows to find the man who gave him the piece and turn him over to the gang in exchange for freedom. Never does he expect a lead to come from an aspiring female journalist. But when Reece’s path crosses with Charlotte Vaughn after a botched train robbery and she mentions a promising rumor about a gunslinger from Prescott, it becomes apparent that she will be his ticket to freedom—or a noose. As the two manipulate each other for their own ends, past secrets are unearthed, reviving a decade-old quest for revenge that may be impossible to settle.  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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Blood Red Road

Blood Red Road (Dust Lands #1) by Moira Young (2011)

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YA Fiction | Post-Apocalypse | Western
4 Stars
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“Saba has spent her whole life in Silverlake, a dried-up wasteland ravaged by constant sandstorms. The Wrecker civilization has long been destroyed, leaving only landfills for Saba and her family to scavenge from. That’s fine by her, as long as her beloved twin brother Lugh is around. But when four cloaked horsemen capture Lugh, Saba’s world is shattered, and she embarks on a quest to get him back.  Continue reading