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Review: The Bone Season, Samantha Shannon

The Bone Season (Goodreads) Author:  Samantha Shannon (website) Follow @say_shannon Rating: It is the year 2059. Several major world cities are under the control of a security force called Scion. Paige Mahoney works in the criminal underworld of Scion London, part of a secret cell known as the Seven Seals. The work she does is unusual: scouting […]

Tour and Review: Shudder, Samantha Durante

This review is part of the Shudder blog tour. Make sure to stop by the main tour page and see all the other blogs participating! Shudder (Goodreads) Author:  Samantha Durante (website) Follow @SamanthaDurante Rating: It’s only been three days, and already everything is different. Paragon is behind her, but somehow Alessa’s life may actually have gotten worse. […]

Review: Burn Bright, Marianne de Pierres

This review is part of the Discover Aussie Fantasy feature, running during July on The Oaken Bookcase. You can find details of the feature and enter the giveaway on the Aussie Fantasy page! Burn Bright (Goodreads) Author:  Marianne de Pierres (website) Follow @mdepierres Rating: In Ixion music and party are our only beliefs. Darkness is our comfort. […]

Review: The Eternity Cure, Julie Kagawa

Title: The Eternity Cure (Goodreads) Author:  Julie Kagawa (website) Follow @Jkagawa Rating: Allison Sekemoto has vowed to rescue her creator, Kanin, who is being held hostage and tortured by the psychotic vampire Sarren. The call of blood leads her back to the beginning—New Covington and the Fringe, and a vampire prince who wants her dead yet may […]

Review: The Immortal Rules, Julie Kagawa

Title: The Immortal Rules (Goodreads) Author:  Julie Kagawa (website)  Follow @Jkagawa Rating: Allison Sekemoto survives in the Fringe, the outermost circle of a walled-in city. By day, she and her crew scavenge for food. By night, any one of them could be eaten. Some days, all that drives Allie is her hatred of them—the vampires who keep humans as […]

Cover Reveal and Giveaway: Shudder, Samantha Durante

I’m very pleased today to be able to join in with the cover reveal for the second book in the Stitch trilogy, Shudder by Samantha Durante! Samantha is also hosting a giveaway of an ARC of this book – details are at the bottom of this post. If you haven’t read the first book in […]

Review: Through the Ever Night, Veronica Rossi

Title: Through the Ever Night (Goodreads) Author:  Veronica Rossi (website) (twitter) Rating: It’s been months since Aria last saw Perry. Months since Perry was named Blood Lord of the Tides, and Aria was charged with an impossible mission. Now, finally, they are about to be reunited. But their reunion is far from perfect. The Tides don’t take […]

Review: Crewel, Gennifer Albin

Title: Crewel (Goodreads) Author:  Gennifer Albin (@genniferalbin) Rating: Gifted with the ability to weave time with matter, Adelice is exactly what the Guild is looking for, and in the world of Arras, being chosen as a Spinster is everything a girl could want. It means privilege, eternal beauty, and being something other than a secretary. It also means […]

Tour: Review: Stitch, Samantha Durante

Welcome to The Oaken Bookcase’s stop on the huge Stitch Blog Tour! You can find links to more reviews and other goodies by clicking the banner above (after you’ve read my review, of course). Title: Stitch (Goodreads) Author:  Samantha Durante  Rating: Still struggling to find her footing after the sudden death of her parents, the last […]

Review: Defiance, C.J. Redwine

Title: Defiance (Goodreads) Author:  C.J. Redwine (@cjredwine) Rating: Within the walls of Baalboden, beneath the shadow of the city’s brutal leader, Rachel Adams has a secret. While other girls sew dresses, host dinner parties, and obey their male Protectors, Rachel knows how to survive in the wilderness and deftly wield a sword. When her father, Jared, fails to […]
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