ARC Review || Middlegame by Seanan McGuire

ARC Review || Middlegame by Seanan McGuire

35965482Title: Middlegame

By: Seanan McGuire

Pages: 528

Expected Publication: May 7th, 2019

By: Tor.com

Genre: Fantasy|Adult

You can buy it HEREBook Depository

Meet Roger. Skilled with words, languages come easily to him. He instinctively understands how the world works through the power of story.

Meet Dodger, his twin. Numbers are her world, her obsession, her everything. All she understands, she does so through the power of math.

Roger and Dodger aren’t exactly human, though they don’t realise it. They aren’t exactly gods, either. Not entirely. Not yet.

Meet Reed, skilled in the alchemical arts like his progenitor before him. Reed created Dodger and her brother. He’s not their father. Not quite. But he has a plan: to raise the twins to the highest power, to ascend with them and claim their authority as his own.

Godhood is attainable. Pray it isn’t attained.

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Book Review || A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes #3) by Sabaa Tahir

Book Review || A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes #3) by Sabaa Tahir

30809786Title: A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes #3)

By: Sabaa Tahir

Pages: 464

Published: June 12th 2018

By: Razorbill

GenreYA|Fantasy

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The highly anticipated third book in Sabaa Tahir’s New York Times bestselling EMBER QUARTET.

Beyond the Empire and within it, the threat of war looms ever larger.

The Blood Shrike, Helene Aquilla, is assailed on all sides. Emperor Marcus, haunted by his past, grows increasingly unstable, while the Commandant capitalizes on his madness to bolster her own power. As Helene searches for a way to hold back the approaching darkness, her sister’s life and the lives of all those in the Empire hang in the balance.

Far to the east, Laia of Serra knows the fate of the world lies not in the machinations of the Martial court, but in stopping the Nightbringer. But while hunting for a way to bring him down, Laia faces unexpected threats from those she hoped would aid her, and is drawn into a battle she never thought she’d have to fight.

And in the land between the living and the dead, Elias Veturius has given up his freedom to serve as Soul Catcher. But in doing so, he has vowed himself to an ancient power that will stop at nothing to ensure Elias’s devotion–even at the cost of his humanity.

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January Wrap Up || 2019

January Wrap Up || 2019

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Hi guys, I hope you’re having a beautiful day, today I bring you my Wrap Up of the month of January, where I’ll tell you all about my reading of the month. I’m super excited to start a new year on the blog, I feel that things are going super good and are very positive, with the blog itself, but also with the community that’s made of all of you: wonderful people that always inspire me and support me. Simply HAPPY to continue another year sharing what I love with you and you with me, so I wanted to start this new year thanking you, and wishing you the best on this year with your new projects and with your lives in general 💕  Continue reading “January Wrap Up || 2019”

Book Review: A Torch Against the Night (An Ember in the Ashes #2) by Sabaa Tahir

Book Review: A Torch Against the Night (An Ember in the Ashes #2) by Sabaa Tahir

Title: A Torch Against the Night (An Ember in the Ashes #2)

By: Sabaa Tahir

Pages: 452

Published: August 30th 2016

By: Razorbill 

GenreYA|Fantasy

You can buy it HEREBook Depository

Elias and Laia are running for their lives. After the events of the Fourth Trial, Martial soldiers hunt the two fugitives as they flee the city of Serra and undertake a perilous journey through the heart of the Empire.

Laia is determined to break into Kauf—the Empire’s most secure and dangerous prison—to save her brother, who is the key to the Scholars’ survival. And Elias is determined to help Laia succeed, even if it means giving up his last chance at freedom.

But dark forces, human and otherworldly, work against Laia and Elias. The pair must fight every step of the way to outsmart their enemies: the bloodthirsty Emperor Marcus, the merciless Commandant, the sadistic Warden of Kauf, and, most heartbreaking of all, Helene—Elias’s former friend and the Empire’s newest Blood Shrike.

Bound to Marcus’s will, Helene faces a torturous mission of her own—one that might destroy her: find the traitor Elias Veturius and the Scholar slave who helped him escape…and kill them both.

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ARC Book Review: In an Absent Dream (Wayward Children #4) by Seanan McGuire

ARC Book Review: In an Absent Dream (Wayward Children #4) by Seanan McGuire

Title: In an Absent Dream (Wayward Children #4)

BySeanan McGuire

Pages187

Publication: January 8th 2019

ByTor.com

GenreYA|Fantasy|Fiction

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This is the story of a very serious young girl who would rather study and dream than become a respectable housewife and live up to the expectations of the world around her. As well she should.

When she finds a doorway to a world founded on logic and reason, riddles and lies, she thinks she’s found her paradise. Alas, everything costs at the goblin market, and when her time there is drawing to a close, she makes the kind of bargain that never plays out well.

For anyone . . .

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Double Book Review: Wayward Children #2 & #3 by Seanan McGuire

Double Book Review: Wayward Children #2 & #3 by Seanan McGuire

Title: Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children #2)

By: Seanan McGuire

Pages: 187

Published: June 13th 2017

By: Tor.com

GenreYA|Fantasy|Fiction

You can buy it HEREBook Depository

Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children.

This is the story of what happened first…

Jacqueline was her mother’s perfect daughter—polite and quiet, always dressed as a princess. If her mother was sometimes a little strict, it’s because crafting the perfect daughter takes discipline.

Jillian was her father’s perfect daughter—adventurous, thrill-seeking, and a bit of a tom-boy. He really would have preferred a son, but you work with what you’ve got.

They were five when they learned that grown-ups can’t be trusted.

They were twelve when they walked down the impossible staircase and discovered that the pretense of love can never be enough to prepare you a life filled with magic in a land filled with mad scientists and death and choices

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December Wrap Up & Short-a-thon Fail [2018]

December Wrap Up & Short-a-thon Fail [2018]
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📖  Hi guys!, I hope you’re having an incredible day, getting ready to start an amazing new year, from here, from my little place in the world, I wish you many successes, love, health and work, in this new year that begins. I know that all of you are capable to achieve all your goals!
In other news, here we are, and I come to tell you all about my readings of the month, or failing that, the lack of them lol.
This month I decided not to do a TBR, I honestly knew that I wouldn’t have much time to read and also I didn’t feel like reading anything specific, so this seemed like a good idea at the time. The good thing is, that I realized that I LOVE and I NEED my TBR, they help me to keep reading, no doubt. The bad thing is, that I’ve read almost nothing and I’m pretty disappointed about it. Although, what I read was good, I expected to do a better job, even more when I was participating in a Read-a-thon as incredible as the Short-a-thon, but well, life got in the way and the results aren’t that good 📖  Continue reading “December Wrap Up & Short-a-thon Fail [2018]”