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Blog tour: The Arcane

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The Arcane Orphaned science nerd and maths prodigy Alice Valentine wants to ace her studies. She's spent all her life struggling to make friends, passed between foster families and care homes, isolated and lonely. Losing herself in academia from an early age, she becomes the first sixteen-year-old at her local university. Her whole world changes, but nothing can prepare Alice for the night she's attacked by a werewolf. But even that isn't as strange as discovering she has an identical twin sister, Cassie. And Cassie kills werewolves. And all the other monsters Alice didn't believe existed. Alice and Cassie set off to discover what happened to their parents, a journey that takes them from northern England to the edge of the apocalypse, unsure if they will save the world or destroy it. Purchase Links  Amazon UK - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Arcane-1-Andrew-S-French/dp/1914308077 Amazon US - https://www.amazon.com/Arcane-1-Andrew-S-French/dp/1914308077   About the author. And

The Last Graduate

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The Last Graduate by Naomi Novak 2 out of 5 Synopsis A budding dark sorceress determined not to use her formidable powers uncovers yet more secrets about the workings of her world in the stunning sequel to A Deadly Education, the start of Naomi Novik's groundbreaking crossover series. At the Scholomance, El, Orion, and the other students are faced with their final year--and the looming specter of graduation, a deadly ritual that leaves few students alive in its wake. El is determined that her chosen group will survive, but it is a prospect that is looking harder by the day as the savagery of the school ramps up. Until El realizes that sometimes winning the game means throwing out all the rules . . . Review El is in her final year of the Scholomance, and despite her best efforts to push them away, she now has friends . They will have to work together to survive graduation. I received a free copy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I have not read the first book in the s

The Christmas Escape

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The Christmas Escape by Sarah Morgan 3 out of 5 Synopsis “Morgan’s latest Christmas tale will delight readers and give them the perfect excuse to snuggle up for a few hours with a cup of hot cocoa.”—Booklist on The Christmas Escape This Christmas, be whisked away by USA Today bestselling author Sarah Morgan in this uplifting novel of friendship, the festive season, and risking everything for the biggest gift of all... It was supposed to be Christy Sullivan’s perfect Christmas getaway—a trip to Lapland with her family and best friend, Alix. But facing a make-or-break marriage crisis, Christy desperately needs time alone with her husband. Her solution? Alix can take Christy’s little daughter to Lapland, and they will reunite there for Christmas Day. It’s a big ask, but what else are friends for? There’s nothing Alix won’t do for Christy. But Christy’s request to save Christmas is giving Alix sleepless nights. She knows something is wrong, but for the first time ever, Christy isn’t talkin

A Corruption of Blood

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A Corruption of Blood by Ambrose Parry 5 out of 5 Synopsis Edinburgh. This city will bleed you dry. Dr Will Raven is a man seldom shocked by human remains, but even he is disturbed by the contents of a package washed up at the Port of Leith. Stranger still, a man Raven has long detested is pleading for his help to escape the hangman. Back in the townhouse of Dr James Simpson, Sarah Fisher has set her sights on learning to practise medicine. Almost everyone seems intent on dissuading her from this ambition, but when word reaches her that a woman has recently obtained a medical degree despite her gender, Sarah decides to seek her out. Raven’s efforts to prove his former adversary’s innocence are failing and he desperately needs Sarah’s help. Putting their feelings for one another aside, their investigations take them to both extremes of Edinburgh’s social divide, where they discover that wealth and status cannot alter a fate written in the blood. Review Dr Raven and Sarah have two sepera

Jade Fire Gold

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Jade Fire Gold by June C.L. Tan 3.5 out of 5 Synopsis In an empire on the brink of war... Ahn is no one, with no past and no family. Altan is a lost heir, his future stolen away as a child. When they meet, Altan sees in Ahn a path to reclaiming the throne. Ahn sees a way to finally unlock her past and understand her arcane magical abilities. But they may have to pay a far deadlier price than either could have imagined. Ferocious action, shadowy intrigue, and a captivating romance collide in June CL Tan’s debut, a stunning homage to the Xianxia novel with a tender, beating heart, perfect for fans of The Bone Witch and We Hunt the Flame. Review Ahn and Altan find themselves as unlikely allies in helping Altan reclaim the throne; especially as one will have to kill the other in the end. I received a free copy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. The narrative is split between Ahn and Altan. Ahn is a peasant girl from a starving village near the ever-expanding desert. The only

Blog tour: The Reboot

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The Reboot Ella and Roly have bright futures ahead of them when they meet as teenagers and strike up an unlikely friendship. She has her career in academia all mapped out, and his star is in the ascendant as member of a manufactured boy band. But ten years later, neither is where they expected to be. A chronic illness forced Ella to abandon her studies and put her dreams on hold, while Roly got kicked out of the band and lost everything – all his money, his career in music, even the underwear-model girlfriend.  When they cross paths again they’re both ready to start over, and they rekindle their friendship as they each try to get back what they lost. But Ella didn’t tell Roly what really happened the last time they met. And if he finds out, will it be the end of their new beginning? Purchase Link - https://books2read.com/u/47OXpg ~Review~ Author Bio Clodagh Murphy lives in Dublin, Ireland and loves writing sassy, sexy romantic comedies. She has worked as a bar waitress, cleaner, secre

The Reboot

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The Reboot by Clodagh Murphy 4 out of 5 Synopsis Two old friends. One new beginning. And a secret that could tear them apart. Ella and Roly have bright futures ahead of them when they meet as teenagers and strike up an unlikely friendship. She has her career in academia all mapped out, and his star is in the ascendant as member of a manufactured boy band. But ten years later, neither is where they expected to be. A chronic illness forced Ella to abandon her studies and put her dreams on hold, while Roly got kicked out of the band and lost everything – all his money, his career in music, even the underwear-model girlfriend.  When they cross paths again they’re both ready to start over, and they rekindle their friendship as they each try to get back what they lost. But Ella didn’t tell Roly what really happened the last time they met. And if he finds out, will it be the end of their new beginning? Review Ella and Roly haven't talked in ten years, but they find they have so much in co