Book Review Of “Once Upon A River” By Diane Setterfield @AtriaBooks

A dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames. The regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open on an injured stranger. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a little child. Hours later the dead girl stirs, takes a breath and returns...

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Giveaway And Book Spotlight On “The Mortal Word” By Genevieve Cogman @BerkleyPub

  ABOUT THE MORTAL WORD In the latest novel in Genevieve Cogman’s historical fantasy series, the fate of worlds lies in the balance. When a dragon is murdered at a peace conference, time-travelling Librarian spy Irene must solve the case to keep the balance between order, chaos…and the Library. When...

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Book Review Of “The Oyster Thief” By Sonia Faruqi @Sonia_Faruqi @Pegasus_Books

“It took her a journey across the ocean to learn what she knew of love and fear and hate, but the essence of it came to her in an instant, as she succumbed to the churning black depths of the deep sea.” Coralline is a shy mermaid in the Atlantic...

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Book Review Of “Dracul” By Dacre Stoker & J.D. Barker @PutnamBooks

It is 1868, and a twenty-one-year-old Bram Stoker waits in a desolate tower to face an indescribable evil. Armed only with crucifixes, holy water, and a rifle, he prays to survive a single night, the longest of his life. Desperate to record what he has witnessed, Bram scribbles down the...

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Book Review Of “Riddance” By Shelley Jackson @CatapultStory

Eleven-year-old Jane Grandison, tormented by her stutter, sits in the back seat of a car, letter in hand inviting her to live and study at the Sybil Joines Vocational School for Ghost Speakers & Hearing-Mouth Children. Founded in 1890 by Headmistress Sybil Joines, the school—at first glance—is a sanctuary for...

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Book Review Of “The Healer” By Donna Freitas @Epicreads @harperteen

Marlena Oliveira has—mysteriously, miraculously—been given the power to heal all kinds of ailments. People around the world believe she is a saint. But her power comes at a price: she can’t go to school, she can’t have friends her own age, and she certainly can’t date. Then she meets Finn,...

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Book Review Of “Beneath The Citadel” By Destiny Soria @PiqueBeyond @DestinySoria

In the city of Eldra, people are ruled by ancient prophecies. For centuries, the high council has stayed in power by virtue of the prophecies of the elder seers. After the last infallible prophecy came to pass, growing unrest led to murders and an eventual rebellion that raged for more...

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Book Review Of “Grim Lovelies” By Megan Shepherd @HMHteen @megan_shepherd

Seventeen-year-old Anouk envies the human world, where people known as Pretties lavish themselves in fast cars, high fashion, and have the freedom to fall in love. But Anouk can never have those things, because she is not really human. Enchanted from animal to human girl and forbidden to venture beyond...

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Book Review Of “Broken Things” By Lauren Oliver @Harperteen @HarperCollins

It’s been five years since Summer Marks was brutally murdered in the woods. Everyone thinks that Mia and Brynn killed their best friend, driven by their obsession with a novel called The Way into Lovelorn, a magical world that the three girls imagined themselves into until it turned twisted and sick...

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Book Review Of “Strange Grace” By Tessa Gratton @SimonTeen @SimonSchuster

Once, a witch made a pact with a devil. The legend says they loved each other, but can the story be trusted at all? Find out in this lush, atmospheric fantasy novel that entwines love, lies, and sacrifice. Long ago, a village made a bargain with the devil: to ensure...

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Book Review Of “The Sisters Of The Winter Wood” By Rena Rossner @orbitbooks @renarossner

Captivating and boldly imaginative, with a tale of sisterhood at its heart, Rena Rossner’s debut fantasy invites you to enter a world filled with magic, folklore, and the dangers of the woods. Raised in a small village surrounded by vast forests, Liba and Laya have lived a peaceful sheltered life...

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Book Tour and Review Of “Give The Dark My Love” By Beth Revis @bethrevis @Penguinteen @RazorbillBooks

BOOK DESCRIPTION  A young alchemist turns to dark magic when a deadly plague sweeps through her homeland in this epic fantasy from New York Times bestselling author Beth Revis. Seventeen-year-old Nedra Brysstain leaves her home in the rural, northern territories of Lunar Island to attend the prestigious Yugen Academy with only one...

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Spotlight And Giveaway For “Grace Unbound” By Grace Draven @Berkleypub @AceRocBooks

  PHOENIX UNBOUND by GRACE DRAVEN Ace Trade Paperback | September 25, 2018   A woman with power over fire and illusion and an enslaved son of a chieftain battle a corrupt empire in this powerful and deeply emotional romantic fantasy from the USA Today bestselling author of Radiance. Every year, each village...

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Book Review Of “Sea Witch” By Sarah Henning @harperteen @booksparks @shhenning #katherinetegenbooks #readingbythesea2018

Everyone knows what happens in the end. A mermaid, a prince, a true love’s kiss. But before that young siren’s tale, there were three friends. One feared, one royal, and one already dead. Ever since her best friend, Anna, drowned, Evie has been an outcast in her small fishing town....

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Book Review Of “The Forest Queen” By Betsy Cornwell @HMHteen @betsy_cornwell

When sixteen-year-old Sylvie’s brother takes over management of their family’s vast estates, Sylvie feels powerless to stop his abuse of the local commoners. Her dearest friend asks her to run away to the woods with him, and soon a host of other villagers join them. Together, they form their own...

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Book Review Of “Dance Of Thieves” By Mary E. Pearson @HenryHolt @marypearson

  When the patriarch of the Ballenger empire dies, his son, Jase, becomes its new leader. Even nearby kingdoms bow to the strength of this outlaw family, who have always governed by their own rules. But a new era looms on the horizon, set in motion by a young queen,...

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Book Review Of “Pride And Prometheus” By John Kessel @blrobins2 #WunderkindPR

Pride and Prejudice meets Frankenstein as Mary Bennet falls for the enigmatic Victor Frankenstein and befriends his monstrous Creature in this clever fusion of two popular classics. Threatened with destruction unless he fashions a wife for his Creature, Victor Frankenstein travels to England where he meets Mary and Kitty Bennet, the remaining unmarried...

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Book Review Of “Girl In The Green Silk Gown (Ghost Roads #2) By Seanan McGuire @dawbooks

The second book in the Ghost Roads series returns to the highways of America, where hitchhiking ghost Rose Marshall continues her battle with her killer–the immortal Bobby Cross. Once and twice and thrice around, Put your heart into the ground. Four and five and six tears shed, Give your love...

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Book Review Of “Now I Rise” By Kiersten White @Delacortepress @

Lada Dracul has no allies. No throne. All she has is what she’s always had: herself. After failing to secure the Wallachian throne, Lada is out to punish anyone who dares to cross her blood-strewn path. Filled with a white-hot rage, she storms the countryside with her men, accompanied by...

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Book Spotlight On “The Book Of M” By Peng Sheperd @WmMorrowBooks

Set in a dangerous near future world, The Book of M tells the captivating story of a group of ordinary people caught in an extraordinary catastrophe who risk everything to save the ones they love. It is a sweeping debut that illuminates the power that memories have not only on the heart,...

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