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A Thoughtful Conclusion to a Delightful Series | Review of ‘The Ruby Circle’ (Bloodlines #6)


By Cynthia Ayala

The Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead
Razorbill
Image Credit: Goodreads

“Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets—and human lives. But they are never supposed to see Vampires as anything other than monsters. For Sydney, she finds herself married to Adrian, her love for him binding, But when the life of someone they both love is put on the line, Sydney risks everything to hunt down a deadly former nemesis.  Meanwhile, she and Adrian become enmeshed in a puzzle that could hold the key to a shocking secret about spirit magic, a secret that could shake the entire Moroi world and alter their lives forever.” —Goodreads

Published October 13, 2015, by Razorbill, The Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead is the final novel in her young adult paranormal/fantasy series, Bloodlines.
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Weekly Reading List #98


By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there readers! I hope everyone is having a wonderful week and weekend. It’s just been busy, busy, for me. But I’ve been making room for reading and editing and I’m almost done editing my book! Woo! In any case, I’m just happy that I’m not behind in everything anymore. So check out this week’s reading list. Happy reading!
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Weekly Reading List #97


By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there readers! Hope everyone had a great week. This weekend is the South FL SuperCon. Woo! But anyway, not much time for reading this weekend I’m afraid, between work and SuperCon. I’m a busy, busy girl. But, I’ll catch up, I always do. So check out this weeks’ reading list.

1. Poor Unfortunate Soul: A Tale of the Sea Witch (Villains #3)

By Serena Valentino

The tale of the sea king’s daughter Ariel is a beloved one of losing-and then finding-one’s own voice. The story has been told many times and in many ways. But always the mergirl wants more than her world can offer, and her father demands that she live within the confines of his domain. Her rebelliousness costs the little mermaid her voice and nearly her soul. But the power of good prevails, and Ariel emerges proud and unchanged.

And yet this is only half the story. So what of Ariel’s nemesis, Ursula, the sea witch? What led to her becoming so twisted, scorned, and filled with hatred? Many tales have tried to explain her motives. Here is one account of what might have shaped the sea witch into a detestable and poor unfortunate soul.

2. The Lost World (Jurassic Park #2)

by Michael Crichton

It is now six years since the secret disaster at Jurassic Park, six years since the extraordinary dream of science and imagination came to a crashing end – the dinosaurs destroyed, the park dismantled, the island indefinitely closed to the public.

There are rumors that something has survived….

3. The Ruby Circle (Bloodlines #6)

by Richelle Mead

THEY WILL BE TESTED

Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets – and human lives.

Their forbidden romance exposed, Sydney and Adrian find themselves facing the wrath of both the Alchemists and the Moroi in this electrifying conclusion to Richelle Mead’s bestselling Bloodlines series.

When the life of someone they both love is put on the line, Sydney risks everything to hunt down a deadly former nemesis. Meanwhile, she and Adrian becomes enmeshed in a puzzle that could hold the key to a shocking secret about spirit magic, a secret that could shake the entire Moroi world and alter their lives forever.

Don’t miss their unforgettable final chapter…

LOVE WILL CONQUER ALL

*Disclaimer: All synopsis are provided by Goodreads.

A Mature & Stand Out Novel | Review of ‘The Fiery Heart’ (Bloodlines, #4) – Emertainment Montly


By Cynthia Ayala ’17 / Emertainment Monthly Staff Writer

fiery-174x131Sydney Sage has admitted what is in her heart: that she is in love with vampire Adrian Ivashkov. But as an Alchemist, she is supposed to loathe them, fear them and protect the human world from them and their vampire secrets[…]

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A Mature & Stand Out Novel | Review of ‘The Fiery Heart’ (Bloodlines, #4)


By: Cynthia Ayala

The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead Penguin Group

Sydney Sage has admitted what is in her heart: that she is in love with vampire Adrian Ivashkov. But as an Alchemist, she is supposed to loathe them, fear them and protect the human world from them and their vampire secrets. And with the arrival of her sister Zoe, her struggles only increase. Not only is Sydney fraternizing with a vampire, she is friends with others while trying to harness her profound magical ability which undermines everything she was raised to defend.

A fiery heart indeed. Published November 19, 2013 by Penguin Group, The Fiery Heart by New York Times bestselling author Richelle Mead is the fourth book in her young adult paranormal/fantasy Bloodlines series that follows Sydney Sage and Adrian Ivashkov on their journey of self-discovery and love.
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Weekly Reading List #14


By: Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers—or who I hope are avid readers. I am coming to you with an update on what I’m planning to read very soon. I hope you all are interested in what I’m reading and hopefully you’ll stay tuned for a review and my ears are always open for any suggestion. Hope you all had a wonderful weekend and a good week to follow. Happy Sunday everyone.

Oh—before I forget—all synopsis are the courtesy of Goodreads.com. Happy reading.
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