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Ash & Bramble by Sarah Prineas ~ Review by Fallon

Ash & Bramble byHardcover, 464 pagesExpected publication: September 15th 2015by HarperTeen Source: ARC from PublisherRating: 3 out of 5 Stars

Goodreads Description:
When the glass slipper just doesn’t fit…

The tale of Cinderella has been retold countless times. But what you know is not the true story.

Pin has no recollection of who she is or how she got to the Godmother’s fortress. She only knows that she is a Seamstress, working day in and out to make ball gowns fit for fairy tales. But she longs to forsake her backbreaking servitude and dares to escape with the brave young Shoemaker.

Pin isn’t free for long before she’s captured again and forced to live the new life the Godmother chooses for her—a fairy tale story, complete with a charming prince—instead of finding her own happily ever after.

Sarah Prineas’s bold fairy tale retelling is a dark and captivating world where swords are more fitting than slippers, young shoemakers are just as striking as prin…

Tawney Thursday: Legacy of Kings Review

Series: Blood of Gods and RoyalsHardcover: 432 pagesPublisher: Harlequin Teen (August 18, 2015)3 out 5 stars

GoodReads Description:
Imagine a time when the gods turn a blind eye to the agony of men, when the last of the hellions roam the plains and evil stirs beyond the edges of the map. A time when cities burn, and in their ashes, empires rise.

Alexander, Macedonia’s sixteen-year-old heir, is on the brink of discovering his fated role in conquering the known world but finds himself drawn to newcomer Katerina, who must navigate the dark secrets of court life while hiding her own mission: kill the Queen. But Kat’s first love, Jacob, will go to unthinkable lengths to win her, even if it means competing for her heart with Hephaestion, a murderer sheltered by the prince. And far across the sea, Zofia, a Persian princess and Alexander’s unmet fiancée, wants to alter her destiny by seeking the famed and deadly Spirit Eaters.

Weaving fantasy with the salacious and fascinating details of real his…

Blog Tour: Slasher Girls & Monster Boys featuring Cat Winters With Review & look at April Genevieve Tucholke's new novel

Follow the tour:
Stefan Bachmann - 8/10 – Winterhaven BooksLeigh Bardugo - 8/11 – The Hiding SpotKendare Blake - 8/12 – Reading TeenA. G. Howard - 8/13 – Page Turners BlogMarie Lu - 8/14 – Gone With the Words

Jonathan Maberry - 8/17 – Bookish AnticsApril Genevieve Tucholke - 8/18 – The Midnight GardenDanielle Paige - 8/19 – The Irish BananaCarrie Ryan - 8/20 – Katie’s Book BlogMegan Shepherd - 8/21 – Jessabella Reads

Nova Ren Suma - 8/24 - BookiemojiMcCormick Templeman - 8/25 – The Eater of Books!Cat Winters - 8/26 – Seeing Double in NeverlandJay Kristoff – 8/27 - Fangirlish

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books That Would Be On Your Syllabus If You Taught YA Fantasy 101

Thank you The Broke and the Bookishfor organizing the fun Top Ten Tuesday and for the meme!

August 25th Topic ~ Top Ten Books That Would Be On Your Syllabus If You Taught YA Fantasy 101

1. Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch

2. Graceling by Kristin Cashore

3. Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder

4. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo