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Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes // Review


Title: Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

Rating: ★★★★.5

Release: 3rd January 2013

Synopsis: In a land where magic has been forgotten and peace has reigned for centuries, unrest is simmering . Three kingdoms battle for power . . . A princess must journey into enemy territory in search of a magic long-thought extinct. A rebel becomes the leader of a bloody revolution. A Sorceress discovers the truth about the supernatural legacy she is destined to wield. It’s the eve of war. Each must choose a side. KINGDOMS WILL FALL.divider-2461548_1280Review:

A magical fantasy novel fit for a king – this is one series you won’t want to miss.

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The Dollmaker of Krakow by R. M. Romero // Review


Title: The Dollmaker of Krakow by R. M. Romero

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 5th October 2017

Synopsis: One night a little doll named Karolina comes to life in a toyshop in Krakow, Poland, in 1939 and changes the life of the gruff, broken-hearted Dollmaker. And when the darkness of the Nazi occupation sweeps over the city, Karolina and the Dollmaker must bravely use their magic to save their Jewish friends from a terrible danger, no matter what the risks. This powerful story is about finding friendship in the darkest of places and the importance of love in times of great pain.divider-2461548_1280Review:

A beautiful story of love, loss and hope in the darkest of times.

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BLOG TOUR: All Rights Reserved by Gregory Scott Katsoulis // Review


Title: All Rights Reserved by Gregory Scott Katsoulis

Rating: ★★★★

Release: 12th July 2018

Synopsis: Speth has been raised to know the consequences of falling into debt, and can’t begin to imagine the pain of having her eyes shocked for speaking words that she’s unable to afford. But when Speth’s friend Beecher commits suicide rather than work off his family’s crippling debt, she can’t express her shock and dismay. Backed into a corner, Speth finds a loophole: she closes her mouth and vows never to speak again in protest at the unjust rules of the land. Speth’s unexpected defiance of tradition sparks a media frenzy, inspiring others to follow in her footsteps, and threatens to destroy her, her family and the entire city around them.divider-2461548_1280Review:

 

What if you had to pay for every word you spoke? What if silence was your biggest weapon?

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BLOG TOUR:  Dis_Ability by Munir Zamir // Review


Title: Dis_Ability by Munir Zamir

Rating: ★★★.5

Release: 25th April 2018

Synopsis: A collection of poetic writing exploring the identity, pain and power of disability.divider-2461548_1280Review:

 

An honest account of the struggles of disability, and the firsthand accounts of how overcoming your struggles makes you stronger.

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We Are Young by Cat Clarke // Review


Title: We Are Young by Cat Clarke

Rating: ★★★★

Release: 3rd May 2018

Synopsis: On the same night Evan’s mother marries local radio DJ ‘Breakfast Tim’, Evan’s brand-new step-brother Lewis is found unconscious and terribly injured, the only survivor of a horrific car crash. A media storm erupts, with the finger of blame pointed firmly at loner stoner Lewis. Everyone else seems to think the crash was drugs-related, but Evan isn’t buying it. With the help of her journalist dad, Harry, she decides to find out what really happened that night. As Evan delves deeper into the lives of the three teenagers who died in the crash, she uncovers some disturbing truths and a secret that threatens to tear her family – and the community – apart.divider-2461548_1280Review:

The new novel from Cat Clarke is here, and what a beauty it is.

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A Thousand Perfect Notes by C. G. Drews // Review

Title: A Thousand Perfect Notes by C. G. Drews

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 7th June 2018

Synopsis: Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to play hour after hour, day after day. He will never play as she did before illness ended her career and left her bitter and broken. But Beck is too scared to stand up to his mother, and tell her his true passion, which is composing his own music – because the least suggestion of rebellion on his part ends in violence. When Beck meets August, a girl full of life, energy and laughter, love begins to awaken within him and he glimpses a way to escape his painful existence. But dare he reach for it?divider-2461548_1280

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One of my most anticipated debut novels of the year is here, and what a perfect emotional rollercoaster it is.

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Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi // Review


Title: Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 4th February 2014

Synopsis: With Omega Point destroyed, Juliette doesn’t know if the rebels, her friends, or even Adam are alive. But that won’t keep her from trying to take down The Reestablishment once and for all. Now she must rely on Warner. The one person she never thought she could trust. The same person who saved her life. He promises to help Juliette master her powers and save their dying world . . . but that’s not all he wants with her.divider-2461548_1280Review:

An absolute stunner of a book, the expected ending to the Shatter Me series packs a punch you won’t get over anytime soon.

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BLOG TOUR: Joshua N’Gon: Last Prince of Alkebulahn by Anthony Hewitt // Review


Title: Joshua N’Gon – Last Prince of Alkebulahn by Anthony Hewitt

Rating: ★★★.5

Release: 2nd June 2017

Synopsis: On his tenth birthday after receiving gifts filled with amazing technology. Joshua N’Gon began to accept there was something odd about his family. His best mates Brick and Meena thought he was special and so did his foster parents. But for a grade ‘C’ student, with a bizarre bracelet on his arm, a whizz with machines and a big brother who called him a freak, he didn’t feel special. But there were others who would disagree.Evil corporations who were plotting with creatures from civilisations light years away and who wanted the secrets only the Last Prince could provide. Joshua and his friends embark on a journey of discovery that becomes frighteningly clear to them, that the closer they get to the extraordinary truth, the stranger and more dangerous it becomes for them and the planet.divider-2461548_1280

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A sci-fi novel fit for a King, this book is definitely one to watch out for.

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BLOG TOUR: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi // Review


Title: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 8th March 2018

Synopsis: Zélie remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. When different clans ruled – Burners igniting flames, Tiders beckoning waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoning forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, anyone with powers was targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope. Only a few people remain with the power to use magic, and they must remain hidden.

Zélie is one such person. Now she has a chance to bring back magic to her people and strike against the monarchy. With the help of a rogue princess, Zélie must learn to harness her powers and outrun the crown prince, who is hell-bent on eradicating magic for good. Danger lurks in Orïsha, where strange creatures prowl, and vengeful spirits wait in the waters. Yet the greatest danger may be Zélie herself as she struggles to come to terms with the strength of her magic – and her growing feelings for an enemy.
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The YA Fantasy debut that the world was waiting for is finally here, and it is taking the world by storm! If this isn’t on your TBR already, it needs to be!

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Cauldron’s Bubble by Amber Elby // Review


Title: Cauldron’s Bubble by Amber Elby

Rating: ★★★★★

Release: 10th August 2017

Synopsis: A magical bubble transports Alda through time and place to a realm of witches and curses, pirates and princes, and the lost worlds of Shakespeare. She, along with a cabin boy called Dreng, must navigate the conflicts and characters of Macbeth, Hamlet, and The Tempest. But will they escape with their lives? Or will they become lost and forgotten?divider-2461548_1280Review:

An amazing retelling of some of the most well loved stories in history. A new take on the original works of Shakespeare, and just what the literary world needed!

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