Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J. Maas | Book Review

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Book Title: Kingdom of Ash
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Book Series: Throne of Glass
Release Date: October 23rd, 2018
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐


Aelin has risked everything to save her people―but at a tremendous cost. Locked within an iron coffin by the Queen of the Fae, Aelin must draw upon her fiery will as she endures months of torture. Aware that yielding to Maeve will doom those she loves keeps her from breaking, though her resolve begins to unravel with each passing day…

With Aelin captured, Aedion and Lysandra remain the last line of defense to protect Terrasen from utter destruction. Yet they soon realize that the many allies they’ve gathered to battle Erawan’s hordes might not be enough to save them. Scattered across the continent and racing against time, Chaol, Manon, and Dorian are forced to forge their own paths to meet their fates. Hanging in the balance is any hope of salvation―and a better world.

And across the sea, his companions unwavering beside him, Rowan hunts to find his captured wife and queen―before she is lost to him forever.

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Sadie by Courtney Summers | To Be Read Wednesday

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Sadie by Courtney Summers

A missing girl on a journey of revenge. A Serial―like podcast following the clues she’s left behind. And an ending you won’t be able to stop talking about.

Sadie hasn’t had an easy life. Growing up on her own, she’s been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, trying her best to provide a normal life and keep their heads above water.

But when Mattie is found dead, Sadie’s entire world crumbles. After a somewhat botched police investigation, Sadie is determined to bring her sister’s killer to justice and hits the road following a few meager clues to find him.

When West McCray―a radio personality working on a segment about small, forgotten towns in America―overhears Sadie’s story at a local gas station, he becomes obsessed with finding the missing girl. He starts his own podcast as he tracks Sadie’s journey, trying to figure out what happened, hoping to find her before it’s too late.

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Top 19 Books I Want To Read This Year

Hello, I am truly sorry for disappearing for the rest of 2018, but I just needed a break due to stress and the holidays. Anyways, here are the novels I hope to read this year, either new or old.

Top 19 Books I want to read this year

  1. Queen of Air and Darkness by Cassandra Clare
  2. The Wicked King by Holly Black
  3. Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare
  4. The Reckoning of Noah Shaw by Michelle Hodkin
  5. The Novice by Taran Matharu
  6. Kingsbane by Claire Legrand
  7. Slayer by Kiersten White
  8. Bright We Burn by Kiersten White
  9. Queen of Ruin by Tracy Banghart
  10. Dance of Thieves by Mary E. Pearson
  11. Archenemies by Marissa Meyer
  12. Winter War Awakening by Rosalyn Eves
  13. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
  14. Legendary by Stephanie Garber
  15. The Caged Queen by Kristen Ciccarelli
  16. The Red Scrolls of Magic by Cassandra Clare
  17. Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young
  18. The Diviners by Libba Bray
  19. Stain by A.G. Howard
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Escaping From Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco | Book Review

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Book Title: Escaping From Houdini
Author: Kerri Maniscalco
Book Series: Stalking Jack the Ripper, #3
Publication Date: September 18th, 2018
Page #: 416
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐¹/₂

Audrey Rose Wadsworth and her partner-in-crime-investigation, Thomas Cresswell, are en route to New York to help solve another blood-soaked mystery. Embarking on a week-long voyage across the Atlantic on the opulent RMS Etruria, they’re delighted to discover a traveling troupe of circus performers, fortune tellers, and a certain charismatic young escape artist entertaining the first-class passengers nightly.

But then, privileged young women begin to go missing without explanation, and a series of brutal slayings shocks the entire ship. The strange and disturbing influence of the Moonlight Carnival pervades the decks as the murders grow ever more freakish, with nowhere to escape except the unforgiving sea. It’s up to Audrey Rose and Thomas to piece together the gruesome investigation as even more passengers die before reaching their destination. But with clues to the next victim pointing to someone she loves, can Audrey Rose unravel the mystery before the killer’s horrifying finale?

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