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Thursday, July 28, 2016

August Releases


Some of these book I have been anticipating for YEARS, the patience of a book worm in action! I particularly can't wait for 'The Beauty of Darkness' and 'Poisoned Blade' with these series having such good first books, I have high hopes for these two. I was am also excited for Nevernight to come out, I was lucky enough to get a proof for this book and ...afnoccncjcn... such an amazing book (See 5 Reasons to Buy Nevernight ) and I can't wait for everyone else to read it.

 
 

The Beauty of Darkness (The Remnant Chronicles #3) by Mary. E Pearson
Release Date: 2nd August 2016
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Synopsis From Goodreads
This third and final book in The Remnant Chronicles is not to be missed.
Bestselling author Mary E. Pearson's combination of intrigue, suspense, romance and action make this a riveting page turner for teens.
 
 
 
 Nevernight (Nevernight #1) by Jay Kristoff
Release Date: 9th (US) / 11th (UK) August 2016
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Synopsis From Goodreads
Destined to destroy empires, Mia Covere is only ten years old when she is given her first lesson in death.Six years later, the child raised in shadows takes her first steps towards keeping the promise she made on the day that she lost everything.

But the chance to strike against such powerful enemies will be fleeting, so if she is to have her revenge, Mia must become a weapon without equal. She must prove herself against the deadliest of friends and enemies, and survive the tutelage of murderers, liars and demons at the heart of a murder cult.

The Red Church is no Hogwarts, but Mia is no ordinary student.
The shadows love her. And they drink her fear.
 
 
 
 A Promise of Fire (Kingmakers Chronicles #1) by Amanda Bouchet
Release Date: 2nd August 2016 (US)
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Synopsis From Goodreads
Catalia "Cat" Fisa is a powerful clairvoyant known as the Kingmaker. This smart-mouthed soothsayer has no interest in her powers and would much rather fly under the radar, far from the clutches of her homicidal mother. But when an ambitious warlord captures her, she may not have a choice…

Griffin is intent on bringing peace to his newly conquered realm in the magic-deprived south. When he discovers Cat is the Kingmaker, he abducts her. But Cat will do everything in her power to avoid her dangerous destiny and battle her captor at every turn. Although up for the battle, Griffin would prefer for Cat to help his people willingly, and he's ready to do whatever it takes to coax her…even if that means falling in love with her.
 
 
 
Kingdom of Ashes and Briars by Hannah West
Release Date: 15th August 2016
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Synopsis From Goodreads
Bristal, an orphaned kitchen maid, lands in a gritty fairy tale gone wrong when she discovers she is an elicromancer with a knack for shape-shifting. An ancient breed of immortal magic beings, elicromancers have been winnowed down to merely two - now three - after centuries of bloody conflict in the realm. Their gifts are fraught with responsibility, and sixteen-year-old Bristal is torn between two paths. Should she vow to seek the good of the world, to protect and serve mortals? Or should she follow the strength of her power, even if it leads to unknown terrors? She draws on her ability to disguise herself as a man to infiltrate a prince's band of soldiers, and masquerades as a fairy godmother to shield a cursed princess, but time is running out. As an army of dark creatures grows closer, Bristal faces a supernatural war. To save the kingdoms, Bristal must find the courage to show her true form.

Building on homages to Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Jane Austen’s Emma and the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, Hannah West makes a spectacular debut.
 
 
 Poisoned Blade (Court of Fives #2) by Kate Elliott
Release Date:16th August 2016
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Synopsis From Goodreads
In this thrilling sequel to World Fantasy Award finalist Kate Elliott's captivating young adult debut, a girl immersed in high-stakes competition holds the fate of a kingdom in her hands.


 
 
The Thousandth Floor by Katharine Magee
Release Date: 30th August 2016
Order From: Amazon (UK) || Amazon (US)
 
Shortened Synopsis From Goodreads
Debut author Katharine McGee has created a breathtakingly original series filled with high-tech luxury and futuristic glamour, where the impossible feels just within reach. But in this world, the higher you go, the farther there is to fall….
 

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