The Bridge Kingdom (The Bridge Kingdom #1) By Danielle L. Jensen [Review]

The Bridge Kingdom (The Bridge Kingdom series, #1)RELEASE DATE: August 13th 2019 
AUTHOR:
Danielle L. Jensen
GENRE:
     New-Adult,  Fantasy, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Context Literary Agency, LLC
SUMMARY:

What if you fell in love with the one person you’d sworn to destroy?

Lara has only one thought for her husband on their wedding day: I will bring your kingdom to its knees. A princess trained from childhood to be a lethal spy, Lara knows that the Bridge Kingdom represents both legendary evil – and legendary promise. The only route through a storm-ravaged world, the Bridge Kingdom controls all trade and travel between lands, allowing its ruler to enrich himself and deprive his enemies, including Lara’s homeland. Continue reading

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October Most Anticipated Reads + October TBR [2019]

Hello everyone and welcome to the Halloween month! I know so many people are planning to read some spooky reads in October but I’m going to stick with my usual dark fantasy. So, anyways some interesting books are coming out this month, but the ones that I’m most excited about are…..

YOUNG-ADULT

October 1st

The Vine Witch (Vine Witch, #1) Crier's War (Crier's War, #1) The Speed of Falling Objects Glow of the Fireflies

October 8th

The Beautiful (The Beautiful, #1) The Grace Year Into the Crooked Place (Into the Crooked Place, #1) The Navigator (Tales of the Wendy, #2)

October 15

The Never Tilting World (The Never Tilting World, #1) Fireborne (The Aurelian Cycle, #1) Tarnished Are the Stars Jackpot

October 29

A River of Royal Blood (A River of Royal Blood, #1) Beyond the Black Door The Light at the Bottom of the World (Light the Abyss, #1)

October 30th

The World of Throne of Glass


NEW-ADULT

October 1st

Prince Poison (Gods and Monsters, #1)


ADULT

October 1st

War of Hearts Aurora Blazing (Consortium Rebellion, #2)

October 08th

Ninth House (Alex Stern, #1) Faker

October 22

Twice in a Blue Moon


MY TOP THREE ANTICIPATED READS

Ninth House (Alex Stern, #1) Into the Crooked Place (Into the Crooked Place, #1) The Beautiful (The Beautiful, #1)

Ninth House By Leigh Bardugo: I’m a great fan of Leigh Bardugo and this is one of my top anticipated books of 2019. It’s an adult paranormal read filled with lots of dark stuff so I’m  very much excited to get into this world.

 Into The Crooked Place By Alexandra Christo: This one has a lot of six of crows vibes and I can’t resist a gangster fantasy. I loved Alexandra’s To Kill A Kingdom and I hope this one wouldn’t disappoint  me.

The Beautiful By Renee Ahdieh: I’m so glad Vampires are making a comeback. When I heard that Renee’s new series is about Vampires, I was super thrilled. If you don’t know, Vampires are one of my favorite paranormal creatures and I can’t wait to read this book.

OCTOBER TBR

Captive (Gods and Monsters, #2)Only Ashes Remain (Market of Monsters, #2) There Will Come a Darkness (The Age of Darkness, #1) The Bone Houses

Capturing the Devil (Stalking Jack the Ripper, #4) Zodiac Academy: The Awakening Darkdawn (The Nevernight Chronicle, #3) The Beautiful (The Beautiful, #1)

The Navigator (Tales of the Wendy, #2) Dare You to Lie Sawkill Girls Torn (Selfish Myths, #2)

So, that’s it for this month and thanks for reading my post! I hope you all have a wonderful reading month and a Happy Halloween! 

Now tell me what are your most anticipated books of this month and what books are in your SeptemberTBR? Please share them in the comments below!

Until next time and have a great day! 😀

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Book Blitz: Prince Poison (Gods And Monsters Book One) By Klarissa King | Excerpt & Giveaway



Welcome to the book blitz for Prince Poison By Klarissa King. If you like Dark Romance and twisted heroes then you must check this out! Keep reading to learn more about the book and enter the giveaway for a chance to win the whole boxset of Feared Fables series.

Title: Prince Poison
Author: Klarissa King
Series: (Gods and Monsters #1)
Publication date: October 1st 2019
Genres: Fantasy, New Adult

“I can tear your throat out right here,” he said, his voice a hushed whisper of threats and spilled blood. “I could kill you a thousand different ways where you sit.”
The nail cut deeper. Blood beaded, then spilled down my front, over my breasts. I choked on a whimper.
“Now tell me everything.”

Few knew Valissa’s secret but it already carried a death toll. One.
If the Gods ever discovered what she was, they would capture and flay her alive.

But in the land of Gods and Monsters, no secret stays hidden for long.
Lissa—drunk on the high of a midnight party that’s rife with mysterious pirates—gets too close to one of the pirates, who turns out to have secrets of his own.
Jasper is no pirate. He is a servent of the Gods. And the moment she touches him, she steals his power.
He kidnaps Lissa, and he’s taking her to one of the most brutal Gods in all the lands … He’s taking her to Prince Poison.
Prince Poison’s mere touch kills and his cruelty is said to stretch beyond even the darkest pits of Lissa’s soul. But when she’s standing in front of this fearsome God, ready to face her gruesome fate, the Prince might see more in her than she ever thought possible.
What could possibly be worse than dying at the hands of an evil God?
Becoming his obsession…

Gods and Monsters will be six books that are novella-length

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EXCERPT:

Ava was kissing him—the pirate I’d spent all night wooing.

I saw red.

“He’s mine,” I gritted out.

She was too slow to hear me, so I stomped forward and snatched both of their arms in a vice-like grip, ready to wrench them apart—

It was a mistake. I shouldn’t have touched them—especially not him.

I cried out in surprise.

Ava choked on a scream and stumbled back from the pirate.

But Jasper was no pirate…

His skin was suddenly glowing. Then the glow faltered before it slipped into me.

Stunned, I watched his glow wriggle its way up my bare arm, along my collarbone, then rush down the other arm, where it sank into Ava’s skin.

I stole Jasper’s glow, his essence—his power.

With my touch, I’d dragged his power out from his skin and channelled it through my own body into Ava’s.

Mortiz was right. I should have stayed home. Stayed alive.

Aniel,” whispered Ava, her disbelieving eyes fixed on Jasper.

He looked just as shocked as we did.

But I had no choice other than to snap the hell out of it and get as far away from him as possible.

This was what my mother died to protect me from—

No one can know what I am. A thief of power. No one can know—especially not an aniel, the child of a God.

I snatched Ava’s wrist harder than before. Her bones creaked under my grip.

Run!”

Author Bio:

When not writing, Klarissa can be found in bed poring over a great new release, or reluctantly walking her demanding dogs who pretty much run the house.

She is the writer, Isla Jones. Isla uses the pen-name Klarissa for fantasy, while using Isla Jones for her darker, grittier horror works to help separate the styles and genres for her readers.

To contact Klarissa King, find her here: https://www.facebook.com/Klarissa-King-1005484536303985/?modal=admin_todo_tour

For Isla Jones’ author page, click here: https://www.amazon.com/Isla-Jones/e/B07856GGDF

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Monthly Wrap-Up | September [2019]

Hey Everyone! Welcome back to my wrap up post! I’m a little bit late on doing this post because I’ve been on a semi hiatus this month, but it’s better late than never, right?  Anyways, this month I was able to read nine books and thankfully most of them were hits for me so overall it was a good reading month. I didn’t get to finish all of the books in my September TBR list but I’m hoping to finish the remaining books in October.


TOTAL BOOKS READ: 09

TITLE: Prince Poison (Gods and Monsters #1)
AUTHOR:  Klarissa King  
GENRE: NEW-ADULT, FANTASY, DARK.
PUBLICATION DATE:  October 1st 2019
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TITLE: Gods of Jade and Shadow   
AUTHOR:  Silvia Moreno-Garcia  
GENRE:  ADULT, FANTASY, ADVENTURE,MYTHOLOGY.
PUBLICATION DATE:  July 23rd 2019
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TITLE: Pestilence(Feared Fables #3)
AUTHOR: Klarissa King  
GENRE: NEW-ADULT,DYSTOPIA,FANTASY, RETELLINGS.
PUBLICATION DATE:September 3rd 2019
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TITLE: The Bridge Kingdom (The Bridge Kingdom #1)
AUTHOR: Danielle L. Jensen   
GENRE: NEW-ADULT,FANTASY,ROMANCE.
PUBLICATION DATE: August 13th 2019
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TITLE: Rage: A Stormheart Novel(Stormheart #2)  
AUTHOR:  Cora Carmack  
GENRE: YOUNG-ADULT, FANTASY, ADVENTURE,MAGIC,ROMANCE.
PUBLICATION DATE:  August 27th 2019
REVIEW TO COME!
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TITLE: Well Met
AUTHOR: Jen Deluca 
GENRE: ADULT,CONTEMPORARY, ROMANCE.
PUBLICATION DATE:September 3rd 2019
REVIEW TO COME!
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TITLE: The First Girl Child
AUTHOR: Amy Harmon  
GENRE: ADULT,FANTASY, ROMANCE.
PUBLICATION DATE:  August 20th 2019 
REVIEW TO COME!
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TITLE: Realm of Knights: Knights of the Realm, Book 1
(Knights of the Realm #1)
AUTHOR: Jennifer Anne Davis 
GENRE:  YOUNG-ADULT,FANTASY,ADVENTURE.
PUBLICATION DATE: September 10th 2019
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TITLE: Hidden (The Scions Book 1) 
AUTHOR: Gemma Weir 
GENRE: NEW-ADULT,CONTEMPORARY,ROMANCE. PUBLICATION DATE: September 3rd 2019
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BOOKS  REVIEWED: 08


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War (The Four Horsemen, #2) Fortuna Sworn House of Salt and Sorrows Sanctuary (Sanctuary, #1)

The Merciful Crow (The Merciful Crow, #1) Maybe This Time Gods of Jade and Shadow Pestilence (Feared Fables, #3)

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Book Of The Month

GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW BY SILVIA MORENO GARCIA

I absolutely loved this book! It has great characters, wonderful setting, and an engaging storyline. Even if you’re not familiar with the Mayan Mythology and Mexican folklore, you’re still going to enjoy this book. It’s a standalone read and I highly recommend it, if you’re into adult fantasy filled with adventure and magic.

BLURB: The Mayan God of Death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark fairy tale inspired by Mexican folklore, for readers of The Song of Achilles and Uprooted.

Here we shall begin to tell a story: a tale of a throne lost, of monsters and magic. A tale of gods and of the shadow realm. But this, our story, it begins in our world, in the land of mortals.

It begins with a woman. For this story, it is her story. It begins with her.

The Jazz Age is in full swing, but Casiopea Tun is too busy cleaning the floors of her wealthy grandfather’s house to listen to any fast tunes. Nevertheless, she dreams of a life far from her dusty, small town in southern Mexico. A life she can call her own.

Yet this new life seems as distant as the stars, until the day she finds a curious wooden box in her grandfather’s room. She opens it–and accidentally frees the spirit of the Mayan God of Death, who requests her help in recovering his throne from his treacherous brother. Failure will mean Casiopea’s demise, but success could make her dreams come true.

In the company of the strangely alluring god and armed with her wits, Casiopea begins an adventure that will take her on a cross-country odyssey, from the jungles of Yucatán to the bright lights of Mexico City–and deep into the darkness of the Mayan underworld.

Mixing the excitement of the Roaring Twenties with Prehispanic mythology, Gods of Jade and Shadow is a vivid, wildly imaginative historical fantasy.


Thank you for reading and Let’s Chat! ❤

So, how was your September? How many books have you read this month and what is your favorite book of the month? Have you read any of the book from the above list? 

Please feel free to comment below or leave a link to your wrap up post.
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Pestilence (Feared Fables #3) By Klarissa King [ARC Review]

Pestilence (Feared Fables, #3)RELEASE DATE: September 03th 2019 
AUTHOR:
Klarissa King
GENRE:
     New-Adult,   Dystopia Fantasy, Mythology.
PUBLISHER: Independently Published
SUMMARY:

For centuries, Pestilence has tried to fall out of love with Death—the reason for her curse. But with her heart and mind at odds, humanity’s fate doesn’t stand a chance in her cold, grey hands.

Pestilence and Shadow, her trusted steed, walk the earth to deliver plagues upon the humans. But when they wake to a world they don’t recognise, Pestilence must learn to navigate the advanced technology of the humans and evade their interest in her.
It isn’t long until videos of her destruction are spread across the human world. Continue reading

Gods Of Jade And Shadow By Silvia Moreno Garcia [Review]

Gods of Jade and ShadowRELEASE DATE: July 23th 2019 
AUTHOR:
Silvia Moreno Garcia
GENRE:
     Adult,   Fantasy, Adventure, Mythology.
PUBLISHER: Del Rey
SUMMARY:

Here we shall begin to tell a story: a tale of a throne lost, of monsters and magic. A tale of gods and of the shadow realm. But this, our story, it begins in our world, in the land of mortals.

It begins with a woman. For this story, it is her story. It begins with her.
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Maybe This Time By Kasie West [Review]

Maybe This TimeRELEASE DATE: July 09th 2019 
AUTHOR:
Kasie West
GENRE:
    Young-Adult,   Contemporary, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Point
SUMMARY:

One year. Nine events. Nine chances to . . . fall in love?

Weddings. Funerals. Barbecues. New Year’s Eve parties. Name the occasion, and Sophie Evans will be there. Well, she has to be there. Sophie works for the local florist, so she can be found at every big event in her small hometown, arranging bouquets and managing family dramas.

Enter Andrew Hart. The son of the fancy new chef in town, Andrew is suddenly required to attend all the same events as Sophie. Entitled, arrogant, preppy Andrew. Sophie just wants to get her job done and finish up her sketches so she can apply to design school. But every time she turns around, there is Andrew, getting in her way and making her life more complicated. Until one day she wonders if maybe complicated isn’t so bad after all . . .

Told over the course of one year and following Sophie from event to event, this delightful novel from master of romantic comedy Kasie West shows how love can blossom in unexpected places.

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MY REV (Copy)

Kasie West’s books are either a hit or miss for me and I’m happy to say that this was a hit for me. Maybe This Time is a stand-alone YA enemies to lovers story. I wanted to give it a shot because i’m a huge fan of enemies to lovers stories. I actually didn’t expect to like it but I really did. This one was a bit less mushy than her other books. Although I’ve enjoyed it, it isn’t without its faults. The characters were pretty fun and I really liked the small town setting.

Sophie is ambitious and dreams of attending fashion designing school in New York. She works at a local florist in her small town and arranges flowers and bouquets in local events. I’ve mixed thoughts about the heroine. She was a bit judgy in the beginning which really annoyed me but It doesn’t mean that I hate her because I really enjoyed her character development. Andrew Hart is a charming guy whose dad is a famous chef. I honestly didn’t find him arrogant as the blurb specified. Sophie was pretty rude to him at the beginning just because he stole a single flower. She doesn’t like him because he’s the son of a famous chef and he’s from a big city. Every time they meet in the events they clashed with each other and I loved their banters. The romance was definitely a slow burn. The reason for the hate between them was cliched but I did enjoy watching them get closer with each event.

The plot was fun and entertaining filled with right amount of  family drama, friendship, and romance. I quite enjoyed Sophie’s relationship with her little brother and her mother. Andrew’s relationship with his father was also a great addition. He’s not completely bad but I honestly found him outright rude and arrogant. I think no one can stand him. The story was easy to predict but it was still a fun ride. The writing was amazing. The book was written in Sophie’s POV but I personally prefer dual POV’s in my romance. The small town setting was pretty good and the secondary characters were nice.

Overall, it was a good read! I would recommend this book if you’re into sweet enemies to lovers story. It’s just a light and fun read!

MY RATING:

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The Merciful Crow (The Merciful Crow #1) By Margaret Owen [Review]

The Merciful Crow (The Merciful Crow, #1)RELEASE DATE: July 30th 2019 
AUTHOR:
Margaret Owen
GENRE:
    Young-Adult,   Fantasy, Adventure, Magic.
PUBLISHER: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
SUMMARY:

One way or another, we always feed the crows.

A future chieftain

Fie abides by one rule: look after your own. Her Crow caste of undertakers and mercy-killers takes more abuse than coin, but when they’re called to collect royal dead, she’s hoping they’ll find the payout of a lifetime. Continue reading

Sanctuary (Sanctuary #1) By Caryn Lix [Review]

Sanctuary (Sanctuary, #1)RELEASE DATE: July 24th 2018 
AUTHOR:
Caryn Lix
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Sci-fi Fantasy, Adventure, Aliens.
PUBLISHER: Simon Pulse
SUMMARY:

Alien meets Alexandra Bracken’s The Darkest Minds in this thrilling debut novel about prison-guard-in-training, Kenzie, who is taken hostage by the superpowered criminal teens of the Sanctuary space station—only to have to band together with them when the station is attacked by mysterious creatures.

Kenzie holds one truth above all: the company is everything. Continue reading

House of Salt and Sorrows By Erin A. Craig [Review]

House of Salt and SorrowsRELEASE DATE: August 6th 2019
AUTHOR:
Erin A. Craig
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Fantasy, Retelling.
PUBLISHER: Delacorte Press
SUMMARY:

Four of Annaleigh Thaumas’s eleven sisters have returned to the Salt, the brackish water that surrounds their lonely island home, their lives cut short, each more tragically than the last. Whispers throughout the Highmoor estate say the girls have been cursed by the gods.

When Annaleigh finds out that her sisters have been sneaking out to attend glittering midnight balls and dance until dawn, she’s not sure whether to stop them–or join them.

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