A Shifty Of Stars

A Constellation Of Roses

A Constellation of Roses

By Miranda Asebedo

HarperCollins-HarperTeen

Expected publication: November 5th 2019 by HarperTeen

Ya Fantasy- Magical Realism

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“To Those brave enough to change the story of their scars.”

A heartwarming contemporary standalone novel with the slightest twist of magic,

Ever since her troubled mother abandoned her, Trix McCabe has preferred to stay on the move.

But when she lands with her long-lost relatives, there’s something special about the McCabe women, something almost magical about their mysterious talents that reminds Trix of her own ability to steal things without anyone noticing, and almost makes her want to stay put for once. Her aunt’s pies seem to cure all ills, her great-aunt’s palm-reading never misses the mark, and her cousin’s ability to uncover a person’s deepest secrets by simply touching them.

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A Constellation of Roses is the magical second novel by Miranda Asebedo. From the first page the Author pulled you in . Through a masterly creative teenage voice of Trix ,and her description of her present life and the events leading up to it . The author address feelings of abandonment, emotional trauma and loneliness. Which was caused by Trix’s mother’s addiction and it’s effects on her .

I tore this brilliantly emotionally charged novel.The writing is fluid and the characters are well developed. I especially loved the interaction within the McCabe women. They are endearing and out right enchanting. You will laugh and and cry. I loved the overall premise of the book and the quick pace kept me engaged. The strong Protagonist Trix character development grows and she learns to let down her guard and and trust again. As the storyline progresses and the author’s strategic way of weaving magical realism into this amazing story you will be captivated as I was. I would recommend this book to anyone and I Looking forward to her next book.

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This book was received as an ARC from Edelweiss,in exchange for an honest review. Opinions and thoughts expressed in this review are completely my own

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The Emissary

The Emissary

by Tamara Veitch and Rene DeFazi

1st In The One Great Year Series

Epic Fantasy ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2

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When the world collapses from a Golden Age into one of chaos and strife, mankind’s salvation lies in the hands of eternal Emissaries― guardians chosen to protect the secrets of a sacred, ancient civilization and to guide humanity back to enlightenment even as its darkest hour approaches.

A timeless tale of love reborn through the ages.

This book is the first installment in the Atitalan Emissaries Trilogy .

Written by both Authors,Tamara Veitch and Rene DeFazi. They have masterly created a vivid epic fantasy.

In this emotional charged novel both the past and future have been brought to life . The novel execution is impeccable. Thisriveting novel with eternal love and and dramatic battles. A vibrant intense storyline with well developed characters, and complex relationships.

I look forward to reading more in this series.

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The Qween’s Keeper

The Queen’s Keeper

by J.L. Vampa.

Fantasy ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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What if I told you that everything you knew about your life was a lie and that you’re being hunted? What if I told you that you were prey?

This is the reality for Luvenia Rousseau.

In J.L. Vampa ,vivid , intricate fantasy world Aureland survival is everything.

What you think you know about your life might not be factual.

What if it was all a lie?

Luvenia a strong Protagonist female character along with other sub characters make this adventurous read. Multi layered storyline with great character progression along with creative writing style will keep you captivated all the way through to the cliffhanger ending .

Wonderfully magical world building makes for an epic fantasy.

I am definitely looking forward to reading the next book in this series.

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The Queen’s Keeper

The Queen’s Keeper

by J.L. Vampa

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What if I told you that everything you knew about your life was a lie and that you’re being hunted? What if I told you that you were prey?

This is the reality for Luvenia Rousseau.

In J.L. Vampa ,vivid , intricate fantasy world Aureland survival is everything.

What you think you know about your life might not be factual.

What if it was all a lie?

Luvenia a strong Protagonist female character along with other sub characters make this adventurous read. Multi layered storyline with great character progression along with creative writing style will keep you captivated all the way through to the cliffhanger ending .

Wonderfully magical world building makes for an epic fantasy.

I am definitely looking forward to reading the next book in this series.

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The Memory Thief

The Memory Theif. YA Fantasy

Lauren Mansy

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The Past is a Maze , She is the Key 🔑

When seventeen year old, Etta Lark finds out that her mother is going to be condemned to death and her memories sold. In the city of Craewick , memories have become a commodity.

Etta Lark is gifted with the ability to to take memories through touch. She needs to join forces with a rebel group. But first she must prove her her allegiance. To do so she must on a quest to steal to a neighboring realm. Etta, must overcome her guilty past actions.

Lauren Mansy creative storyline is gripping and faced paced. Inventive world building . The story weaves with flashbacks to the past and present. With just amount of Romance to make this YA Fantasy a very appealing read .

Ultimately the story is about love for the people close to you and overcoming guilt by putting things right.

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The thrilling conclusion to the Timekeeper Trilogy. A Greek Mythology Series that is a fast roller coaster ride of a book. The book starts off just where the last book stopped. Great character development. Ingenious world building with creative Greek mythology. None stop action filled storyline. Great multilayer concept of clocktowers controlling Time

Love, Violence ,

heart stoping ride.

Shadow Frost

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Shadow Frost

YA Fantasy

Shadow Frost

Coco Ma

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In the kingdom of Axaria, a darkness rises.

Some call it a monster, laying waste to the villagers and their homes.

Some say it is an invulnerable demon summoned from the deepest abysses of the Immortal Realm.

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In the mystical land Axaria , where everyone one is gifted with one magical abilities. Princess Asterin , is gifted with multiple magical talents. She has the ability to call on different elements and use them is unique in her kingdom. Coco Ma, debut book has high fantasy world building. Using mythology and magic to create an adventures and faced paced book. Well developed strong female protagonist lead character. Asterin, is a fierce force to be reckoned with, along with enjoyable sub characters.

Follow six friends who must overcome deception to overcome obstacles to save a kingdom . Coco Ma adds mystery and intrigue with just the right amount of romance to make a memorable storyline.

I really enjoyed this book and would recommend it to anyone who loves fantasy. I am looking forward to reading more books from this author.

Expected publication is October 2019

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Midnight Beauties

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YA Fantasy

Midnight Beauties

Megan Shepherds

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The witches, beasties, goblins, and Royals return in this spellbinding conclusion to New York Times best-selling author Megan Shepherd’s Grim Lovelies duology. 

The story continues just where the the Grim Lovelies left us. Shepherds masterly creates an incredible fantasy world. The conclusion is faced paced on the edge of your seat. The characters have progressed and the storyline is more developed. Shepherd’s lyrical writing style is creative and enjoyable. This book has just the right amount of romance. loyalty and Friendship and knowing you can overcome any obstacles .

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My favorite quotes….

* “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”
― Haruki Murakam

* “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”
― Lemony Snicket,

* There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
― Ernest Hemingway

Top 10: must-read classics

•Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte

•Beloved, Toni Morrison

•Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury

•The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger

•Grimm’s Complete Fairytales
•Edward Eager’s Magic Series, especially Half Magic
•Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury

•The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne

•The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley

•The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka

•Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, Anne Tyler

•The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank

•The lord of Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien               • All Of Jane Austen’s Works

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