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Exile for Dreamers (Stranje House #2) by Kathleen Baldwin ~ Tour Review and Giveaway!

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Exile for Dreamers (Stranje House #2) By  Kathleen Baldwin Published on May 24, 2016 Published by: Tor Teen Source: Tor It’s 1814. Napoleon has escaped his imprisonment on Elba. Europe is in shambles. Britain is at war on four fronts. And at Stranje House, a School for Unusual Girls, five young ladies are secretly being trained for a world of spies, diplomacy, and war. Tess Aubreyson can’t run far enough or fast enough to escape the prophetic dreams that haunt her. Dreams bring nothing but death and grief, and Tess refuses to accept that she may be destined for the same madness that destroyed her mother. Until her disturbing dreams become the only means of saving Lord Ravencross, the man she loves, and her fellow students at Stranje House. Tess’s old friend, the traitorous Lady Daneska, and Ghost, the ruthless leader of the Iron Crown, have returned to England, intent on paving the way for Napoleon’s invasion. Can the young ladies of Stranje House prevail once more?

Jaime's (Sorry...) DNF Review ~ Rise (The Order of the Krigers #1) by Jennifer Anne Davis

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Rise (The Order of the Krigers #1) By  Jennifer Anne Davis Published on May 17, 2016 Published by: Month9Books Source: Month9Books The people of Nelebek live in fear of persecution from the evil Morlet, who reigns with a dark and destructive magic. The kingdom’s only hope lies with the Order of the Krigers—twelve warriors with mysterious powers linked to magical weapons.  For over a century, Morlet has been annihilating the Order, picking them off one by one. Eleven Krigers have been hunted down, tortured, and imprisoned in his dungeon. Now, only one remains. Sixteen-year-old Kaia survives by keeping her head down and minding her own business. But when she finds herself in the middle of a public execution where the mysterious Morlet is in attendance, an odd compulsion she can’t resist comes over her.  Kaia looks into Morlet’s eyes. Soon, an ancient power awakens and Kaia can no more blend into the scenery. Will she heed the call of the Krigers or will Morlet’s dark ma

Rise (The Order of the Krigers #1) by Jennifer Anne Davis ~ Spotlight and Giveaway!

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FOLLOW THE TOUR HERE Rise (The Order of the Krigers #1) By  Jennifer Anne Davis Published on May 17, 2016 Published by: Month9Books Source: Month9Books The people of Nelebek live in fear of persecution from the evil Morlet, who reigns with a dark and destructive magic. The kingdom’s only hope lies with the Order of the Krigers—twelve warriors with mysterious powers linked to magical weapons.  For over a century, Morlet has been annihilating the Order, picking them off one by one. Eleven Krigers have been hunted down, tortured, and imprisoned in his dungeon. Now, only one remains. Sixteen-year-old Kaia survives by keeping her head down and minding her own business. But when she finds herself in the middle of a public execution where the mysterious Morlet is in attendance, an odd compulsion she can’t resist comes over her.  Kaia looks into Morlet’s eyes. Soon, an ancient power awakens and Kaia can no more blend into the scenery. Will she heed the call of the K

Jaime Reviews ~ Emerge (Mer Chronicles #1) by Tobie Easton

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Emerge By  Tobie Easton Published on April 19, 2016 Published by: Month9Books LLC Source: Month9Books LLC Lia Nautilus may be a Mermaid but she’s never lived in the ocean. War has ravaged the seven seas ever since the infamous Little Mermaid unleashed a curse that stripped Mer of their immortality. Lia has grown up in a secret community of land-dwelling Mer hidden among Malibu’s seaside mansions. Her biggest problems are surviving P.E. and keeping her feelings for Clay Ericson in check. Sure, he’s gorgeous in that cocky, leather jacket sort of way and makes her feel like there’s a school of fish swimming in her stomach, but getting involved with a human could put Lia's entire community at risk.  So it’s for the best that he’s dating that new girl, right? That is, until Lia finds out she isn't the only one at school keeping a potentially deadly secret. And this new girl? Her eyes are dead set on Clay, who doesn't realize the danger he's in. If Lia hopes to sa

Month9Books/Tantrum Books Friday Reveal ~ Sacrifice (Serpentine #2) by Cindy Pon

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Today Cindy Pon and Month9Books are revealing the cover for SACRIFICE, book 2 in the Serpentine Series! Which releases September 27, 2016! Check out the gorgeous cover and enter to win a paperback copy of book 1, Serpentine !! Here’s a message from the author. I am so excited to share the Sacrifice cover with readers! I didn't think it was possible, but I love it even more than my gorgeous Serpentine cover. My second novel is always about dealing with consequences of what happened in the first book. Skybright was on a journey to discover the truth of her origins and identity in Serpentine, and I believe she truly comes into her own in Sacrifice. I love the prominent featuring of her crimson tail, and the tension and energy this cover conveys—it reflects the novel so well. I hope you enjoy Sacrifice! On to the reveal!  Title:  SACRIFICE (Serpentine, Book 2) Author: Cindy Pon Pub. Date: September 27, 2016 Publisher: Mont

Jaime Reviews ~ This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity #1) by Victoria Schwab

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This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity #1) By  Victoria Schwab Published on July 5, 2016 Published by: Greenwillow Books Source: Edelweiss/ Around the World ARC Tours There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from acclaimed author Victoria Schwab ,  a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes or villains—and friends or enemies—with the future of their home at stake. The first of two books,  This Savage Song  is a must-have for fans of Holly Black, Maggie Stiefvater, and Laini Taylor. Kate Harker and August Flynn are the heirs to a divided city—a city where the violence has begun to breed actual monsters. All Kate wants is to be as ruthless as her father, who lets the monsters roam free and makes the humans pay for his protection. All August wants is to be human, as good-hearted as his own father, to play a bigger role in protecting the innocent—but he’s one of the monsters. One who can steal

Tour Review and Giveaway ~ The Paladins (The Artisans #2) by Julie Reece

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FOLLOW THE TOUR HERE The Paladins (The Artisans #2) By  Julie Reece Published on May 3, 2016 Source: Month9Books The Artisan curse is broken. Souls trapped in a mysterious otherworld called The Void are finally released. Now, Raven Weathersby, Gideon Maddox, and Cole Wynter can finally move on with their lives...or so they thought. If the ancient magic is truly dead, then why are mystical fires plaguing Gideon at every turn? What accounts for Raven’s frightening visions of her dead mother? And who is the beautiful, tortured girl haunting Cole’s dreams? Last year, a group of lonely teens sacrificed secrets, battled the supernatural, and faced their own demons to set one another free. Yet six months later, the heart of evil still beats within The Void. And the trio is forced to face the horrific truth: that their only way out is to go back in. The Paladins completes this eerie YA Southern Gothic where loyalties are tested, love is challenged, and evil seeks them on

Tour Review and Giveaway ~ The Girl I Used to Be by April Henry

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The Girl I Used to Be by  April Henry Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) Release Date: May 3rd 2016 Genre: Young Adult, Mystery, Thriller, Contemporary, Suspense Rate:  3 STARS! Synopsis: When Olivia's mother was killed, everyone suspected her father of murder. But his whereabouts remained a mystery. Fast forward fourteen years. New evidence now proves Olivia's father was actually murdered on the same fateful day her mother died. That means there's a killer still at large. It's up to Olivia to uncover who that may be. But can she do that before the killer tracks her down first? April Henry has written a quickly paced, emotional mystery. One that will keep you on your toes, trying to figure out who could have done such a horrendous thing so many years ago, but still have the heart to leave a little girl alive.  It has been fourteen years since Olivia's mother was gruesomely murdered. She has been through foster homes, and adoptions

Jaime Reviews ~ Bright Blaze of Magic (Black Blade #3) by Jennifer Estep

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Bright Blaze of Magic (Black Blades #3) By  Jennifer Estep Published on April 26, 2016 Published by: Kensington Source: Netgalley "The characters are as fantastic as Estep fans have come to expect." –  RT Book Reviews Bad Things Always Come In Threes… As a thief, I'm good at three things: hiding in the shadows, getting in and out unseen, and uncovering secrets. I put these skills to work for the Sinclair Family, one of the magical mobs that run the tourist town of Cloudburst Falls.  Everyone knows Victor Draconi wants to take over all the other Families--and kill every last Sinclair. What they don't know is that I'm on to him, and no way will I let the man who murdered my mom get away with hurting all the other people I care about. Especially when I've got places to break into, stuff to steal, and Devon Sinclair fighting right by my side…  "An adventurous ride you will never want to get off." --#1  New York Times  bestselling author

Month9Books/Tantrum Books Friday Reveal ~ The Perilous Journey of the much-too-Spontaneous Girl by Leigh Statham

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Today Leigh Statham and Month9Books are revealing the cover for THE PERILOUS JOURNEY OF THE MUCH TOO SPONTANEOUS GIRL, book 2 in THE PERILOUS JOURNEY OF THE NOT SO INNOCUOUS GIRL Series! Which releases October 11, 2016! Check out the gorgeous cover and enter to be one of the first readers to receive an eGalley!! Here’s a message from the author. Why I love the cover: Hello, GOGGLES! I love how artist Christel Michiels captures Marguerite's amazing fashion sense and tech gadgets. Plus this cover, like the first, is just the right mix of danger and fun. Who doesn't love leather gear cuffs and a good tophat? On to the reveal!    Title:  THE PERILOUS JOURNEY OF THE MUCH TOO SPONTANEOUS GIRL (THE PERILOUS JOURNEY OF THE NOT SO INNOCUOUS GIRL #2) Author: Leigh Statham Pub. Date: October 11, 2016 Publisher: Month9Books Format: Paperback & eBook Find it:   Amazon | B&N | TBD | Goodreads Lady Marguerite V