Hell’s Library Review on Spotify

Today on Spotify we’re discussing Hell’s Library series by A. J. Hackwith, a series that takes readers to Hell, Valhalla, and Elysium, bringing books to life. Continue reading Hell’s Library Review on Spotify

An (Incep)tional Read | Review of ‘The Reader’ (Sea of Ink and Gold #1)

By Cynthia Ayala

The Reader by Traci Chee
Putnam

Sefia lives her life on the run from the people who murdered her parents. Parents who were murdered over a book that Sefia teaches herself to read, a book with secrets and ending and that reveals itself in secrets upon secrets to her, thrusting her into a world even more dangerous than before.

Published on September 13, 2016, by Putnam, The Reader by Traci Chee is the first in her new series Sea of Ink and Gold that takes a very interactive look as it begins to unravel a mystery and a story. Continue reading “An (Incep)tional Read | Review of ‘The Reader’ (Sea of Ink and Gold #1)”

Vividly Written and Addicting | Review of ‘Paper and Fire’ (The Great Library #2)

By Cynthia Ayala

Paper and Fire by Rachel Caine
NAL
Image Credit: Goodreads

The Great Library controls knowledge around the world with an iron first with ruthlessness where books are everything and life means nothing. For Jess Brightwell, he knows this too well. After surviving his introduction, losing his best friend and love of his life, he strives to fight for what it right. Banding together with his friends, hunted by automata, he is forced to flee Alexandria, but London is no safer. Secrets come to life, and the path to the Library’s ultimate destruction has been set. Jess and his friends just need to survive it.

Published on July 5, 2016, by NAL, Paper and Fire by Rachel Caine, The second novel in the young adult fantasy series, The Great Library, follows Jess Brightwell as he deals with the aftermath of his friend’s death and the power of the Great Library of Alexandria.
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Strong Realism within Historical Fantasy | Review of ‘Ink and Bone’ (The Great Library #1)

By Cynthia Ayala

Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine
NAL
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The Great Library of Alexandria holds all the power in the world. Knowledge is power, and for the library, their power means more than any book and any life. For Jess Brightwell believes in the library, and the profit he can obtain by smuggling out valuable books. But when his closest friend is imprisoned for heresy, his loyalties are put to the test as his life is put in danger.

Published on July 7, 2015 by NAL, Ink and Bone is the first novel in New York Times bestselling author Rachel Caine‘s new series The Great Library.
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Weekly Reading List #47

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there readers! So I hope that everyone has had a wonderful week and weekend. Me, it’s been busy busy busy trying to keep up with my blogging and editing my novel but I have finally finished editing it! Woo! No I just have to format and insert my edits and changes into the computer file, because I like to hand edit, and then finish designing the back cover of the novel and everything else. No one said publishing was easy, it’s a lot of work, but work I love and that I am passionate about, so at least there’s that.

Anyway here is my weekly reading this for the week with a special feature book at the end. Check it out.
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