Book Review || Scar of the Downers (#1) by Scott Keen


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Scar of the Downers
The Scar of the Downers Series
Scott Keen
Publication date: February 27th, 2015
Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult
WiDo Publishing
274 pages

Rating 4.5/5

Branded on the slaves in the Northern Reaches beyond Ungstah, the scar marks each one as a Downer. It is who they are. There is no escaping this world. Still, strange things are stirring.Two foreigners ride through the Northern Reaches on a secret mission. An unknown cloaked figure wanders the streets of the dark city of Ungstah. What they want no one can be sure, but it all centers around a Downer named Crik.

Crik, too scared to seek freedom, spends his days working in his master’s store, avoiding the spirit-eating Ash Kings, and scavenging food for himself and his best friend, Jak. Until he steals from the wrong person. When Jak is sold to satisfy the debt, Crik burns down his master’s house and is sentenced to death.

To survive, Crik and his friends must leave behind their life of slavery to do what no other Downer has ever done before – escape from the city of Ungstah.

 

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Book Review| The Lebrus Stone by Miriam Khan

Book Review| The Lebrus Stone by Miriam Khan

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The Lebrus Stone
The Lebrus Stone #1
Miriam Khan

Published November 28th, 2014
by Rogue Phoenix Press
Kindle via Xpresso Book Tour

Young Adult, Fantasy
425 pages
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When eighteen-year-old orphan, Crystal Valdez, accepts an invitation to the small town of Blacksville, West Virginia, she hopes to have a summer to remember and a chance to learn more about her parents, to also get to know the family she never knew existed.
But the Lockes begin to act strange and erratic; eerie movements in the night fuel her vivid and gruesome nightmares. To complicate her summer further, she becomes attracted to the menacing yet handsome Cray Locke: her none blood-related cousin.
He seems determined to keep his distance. The only bonus to her trip seems to be the housekeeper and gardener.
And when a local informs Crystal of the secrets buried at Thorncrest Manor, the kind consisting of a forbidden relationship and a war between hidden worlds, and witchcraft, she must decide whom to trust. Even if it means leaving behind those she has come to love.

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Book Review| Feeder #1 by Eliza Green

Book Review| Feeder #1 by Eliza Green

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Feeder
The Feeder Series #1
Eliza Green
Published November 29th, 2016
by Smashwords Edition
Young Adult, Dystopia, Sci-fiction
eARC via Xpresso Book Tours
446 pages
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You have to keep moving forward, he says. But I am afraid of change. Change will kill me. When their hometown of Brookfield is poisoned by radiation, seventeen-year-old Anya Macklin and her older brother Jason are relocated to the safe but boring urbano of Essention.

While Jason is put to work, Anya is enrolled in the adult skills course at Arcis, a secretive and heavily monitored education facility. There she must compete with other teenage recruits and earn her place in society by reaching the top floor.

At first, Anya fears change, and is reluctant to advance. But then she meets Dom Pavesi, a brooding, evasive stranger who drives her to discover the rules of this dangerous game where there can be only one winner.

Who is Dom? Which side is he on?

And what terrible truth awaits Anya on the ninth floor of Arcis?

Feeder is Book 1 in the Feeder series.

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Book Review: The Last of the Firedrakes (Avalonia Chronicles #1)

Book Review: The Last of the Firedrakes (Avalonia Chronicles #1)

 

Title: The Last of the Firedrakes             25782273

Series: Avalonia Chronicles #1

Author: Farah Oomerbhoy

Type: ARC

Pages: 336

Chapters: 30

Genre: Young-Adult, Fantasy, Fae, Mage, Magic

Format: eBook

Disclaimer: I received this book from Xpresso Book Tours in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank them for sending me this book!

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Giveaway + Kiss of Fire (Free) & Eyes of Ember Book Blitz with Rebecca Ethington.


The Imdalind Series is one of my favorite YA fantasy series at this moment. I also love Rebecca’s writing, and the way she can make her readers feel so many emotions. Therefore, I jumped at the opportunity to give a helping hand, and spread the word about her series. Keep reading, and maybe you’ll want to give Imdalind Series a chance. Also, she’s having a giveaway and the first book, Kiss Of Fire, is free.

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Book Review: Soul of Flame & Burnt Devotion (Imdalind Series, #4 & #5) by Rebecca Ethington

Book Review: Soul of Flame & Burnt Devotion (Imdalind Series, #4 & #5) by Rebecca Ethington

Soul of Flame Synopsis:

The Time for the final battle has come.

Edmund’s armies have surrounded the Rioseco Abbey, trapping the few survivors inside. The sight that Ilyan was given a thousand years ago is about to come to pass. Continue reading “Book Review: Soul of Flame & Burnt Devotion (Imdalind Series, #4 & #5) by Rebecca Ethington”