Cover reveal: Before the Broken Star by Emily R King

You might know her from her “The hundredth Queen” series, but now she’s opening up for a whole new world.

Before the Broken Star

Series: The Evermore Chronicles

Author: Emily R. King

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Publishing Date: June 1, 2019
Genres: YA Fantasy

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SYNOPSIS

Everley Donovan is living on borrowed time. The lone survivor of her family’s unexplained assassination, she was saved by an ingeniously crafted clockwork heart. But the time she was given won’t last forever. Now, every tick-tock reminds her how fragile her existence is and hastens her quest to expose Killian Markham, the navy admiral who shattered her world and left her for dead. But Everley’s hunt for justice will be a long and hard-won voyage.

Her journey takes her to a penal colony on a cursed isle, where she will be married off and charged to build the new world. It is here, and beyond, that hidden realms hide, treasures are unearthed, her family secrets are buried, and young love will test the strength of her makeshift heart. When Everley discovers Markham may not be who he seems, her pursuit for truth is bound to his redemption, her tragic history, and her astonishing destiny.

Emily R. King

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Emily R. King is a reader of everything and a writer of fantasy. Born in Canada and raised in the USA, she has perfected the use of “eh” and “y’all” and uses both interchangeably. Shark advocate, consumer of gummy bears, and islander at heart, Emily’s greatest interests are her four children. She’s a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and an active participant in her local writers’ community. She lives in Northern Utah with her family and their cantankerous cat.

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I thought wrong…

I thought that buying my own domain name would invite me to blog more frequently… Clearly, I thought wrong. To be fair, though: I’m without my laptop for the time being, and it would seem that I find typing and setting up reviews easier on interwebs than on phone. Gotta have easy access to my cute little copy paste from goodreads.

In all honesty, though. I’ve been neglecting both my blog and bookstagram. Which kinda saddens me because I loved them SO much. I hope I can return to both soon.

In other news, I’m tackling the Falling Kingdoms series. I’m about to start the third now, and I have the fourth and fifth secured on my shelf. My big problem, however, is the fact that the sixth and final book won’t be ordered until July. So here’s to hoping I don’t run dry in the meantime.

What have you been up to?

Cleaning out…

Currently, I’m sitting on the floor of my library and trying and failing at sorting my bookish stuff.

Before, I was very hesitant to use a lot of stuff because I kept thinking ‘what if I’m going to need it for a picture someday?’

It turns out, I don’t even know what I own anymore. Like, I don’t want to throw out stuff because I might need it for that day I’m finally going to take up scrapbooking. Or for that bullet journal I keep dreaming about.

And I know that technically this post is just me procrastinating, but let’s say it was for a good reason 😀

What’s been up? I’ve gotten some boxes but I haven’t really been feeling uo to unboxing them. Which is a shame for all the great boxes that you could be buying. Trust me, though. There are a lot of grwat unboxings out there.

Maybe my slump is just an annual thing. I think it was last year I struggled to bookstagram and blog as well.

Oh well.

I should probably get back to cleaning out now. But let me leave you with my february boxes.

I haven’t really been feeling it…

YESTERDAY was April 1st, and my chosen April’s Fools was to exclaim that I’m giving up books.

Obviously, nobody believed that.

What really gets me, though… Is that I haven’t been feeling that itch lately.

No, not the gross itch, but that feeling… You know… The one which usually makes me wake up early in the night on pay day, just to check out on several book orders I’ve been collecting in my basket on amazon, awesomebooks and several bookbox sites.

And that is concerning for me. I don’t even want to take pictures or blog. Like, I want to have it done, but the excitement for unboxings or bookstagram has been partly ruined.

So what’s a girl to do?

My plan is to upload small posts on here, explaining how I’m doing so far, and hopefully, the greatness will come back.

So what update do I have for you today?

I’m reading Outwalkers by Fiona Shaw, which was the chosen book for the February bookboxclub. It’s a sort of dark dystopia which is really good, byt also affects me a lot.

What are you reading?

Review: Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson

Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Second Chance Summer is the first Morgan Matson book I’ve read, and after reading, it won’t be the last.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ – Near Perfect, easily one of my all-time favorites.

Taylor doesn’t have the closest bond to her family anymore. However, when the family gets some devastating news they decide to spend one summer—just like the old times. Which wouldn’t be a problem for Taylor if it wasn’t in their old vacation home, where she burned all the bridges to her former best friend and her first love.

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Review: Poison Study by Maria V Snyder

Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Poison Study is the first book in the Chronicles of Ixia.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ – Near Perfect, easily one of my all-time favourites.

Yelena is on deathrow when Valek comes to her with an offer that’s almost too good to believe: She can be spared, but only if she agrees to risk her life by tasting the Commander of Ixia’s for poison. To ensure that she won’t just run away, Valek poisons her with Butterfly Dust and thus making sure she’ll come back daily to get the antidote. If that wasn’t enough, Yelena is starting to develop magical powers that she can’t seem to control—and it proves to attract even more trouble for her as she tries to hide it from the very people who banned magic in the first place.

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