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Master of Sorrows by Justin Call // Blog Tour

Big thank you to Gollancz for giving me the opportunity to be a part of the Master of Sorrows blog tour! I was kindly gifted an advance copy to review before the release date. Blogs that I’m sharing today’s stop with are listed below. You have heard the story before – of a young boy, orphaned through tragic circumstances, raised by a wise old man, who comes to a fuller knowledge of his magic and uses it to fight the great evil that threatens his world. But what if the boy  ...

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The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli

Everything is better with dragons. The Last Namsara has been on my TBR since I heard about it at YALC last year. My friend Kate had blagged an arc and had been raving about it ever since. Why did I wait so long to read it? Who knows. Usually, anything Kate recommends I end up loving anyway, so  ...

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Strange The Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Release Date: March 2017 Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ .5 Goodreads The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with  ...

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Everless by Sara Holland

Publisher: Harper Collins Release Date: 2nd January 2018 Rating: ☆ ☆ .5 Goodreads The novel, pitched as Red Queen meets Downtown Abbey, is set in a kingdom where time is a commodity that flows through the blood and is hoarded by the rich, and centers on a 17-year-old girl who becomes the next  ...

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On Writing

NANOWRIMO 2016 IS A GO!

Welcome to November. November, for many writers, is a time to get that story rolling around your brain onto the page. It turns out, deadlines are a great way for me to actually get shit done, and so every year I try my hand at National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), a competition that gets  ...

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