Just Read Tours: The Story Peddler by Lindsay A. Franklin

Series: The Weaver Trilogy, Book 1

Author: Lindsay A. Franklin

Publisher: Enclave Publishing

Release Date: May 1, 2018

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

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Selling stories is a deadly business.
Tanwen doesn’t just tell stories—she weaves them into crystallized sculptures that sell for more than a few bits. But the only way to escape the control of her cruel mentor and claw her way from poverty is to set her sights on something grander: becoming Royal Storyteller to the king.

During her final story peddling tour, a tale of treason spills from her hands, threatening the king himself. Tanwen goes from peddler to prey as the king’s guard hunts her down . . . and they’re not known for their mercy. As Tanwen flees for her life, she unearths long-buried secrets and discovers she’s not the only outlaw in the empire. There’s a rebel group of weavers . . . and they’re after her too.

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Unraveling by Sara Ella

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Release Date: July 11, 2017

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 9780718081034

Genre: Fiction / Young Adult / Fantasy / Romance

Series: Unblemished, Book Two

Be sure to check out my review of the previous book, Unblemished.

About the Book:

What happens when happily ever after starts to unravel?

Eliyana Ember doesn’t believe in true love. Not anymore. After defeating her grandfather and saving the Second Reflection, El only trusts what’s right in front of her. The tangible. The real. Not some unexplained Kiss of Infinity she once shared with the ghost of a boy she’s trying to forget. She has more important things to worry about–like becoming queen of the Second Reflection, a role she is so not prepared to fill. Continue reading

All Things Now Living by Rondi Bauer Olson

While on a scavenging trip with her father, Amy is accidentally trapped in NewPageflex Persona [document: PRS0000038_00066] Lithisle in Rondi Bauer Olson’s All Things Now Living. At first, her only goal is to escape, but when she meets Daniel, a New Lithisle boy, she begins to question how less-than-human the people of New Lithisle are. Amy’s feelings grow even more conflicted when she learns she didn’t end up in New Lithisle by mistake. Her father is secretly a sympathizer. Time is running short and Amy has to decide if she will bring the computer program her father wrote to his contact or save herself. Installing the program could prevent the dome’s collapse, but if Amy doesn’t find her father’s contact in time, she’ll die, along with everyone else.

Stay up all night reading this thrilling new book from Rondi and enter to win a Kindle Fire! Continue reading

Blog Tour: Meg Mitchell & The Secret of the Journals by Kimberly McNeil

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Release Date: March 29, 2016

Publisher: Crosshair Press

ISBN: 978-0692661116

Genre: Young Adult / Fantasy

Series: The Legend of the Lightkeepers, Book One

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Stories never end. They just get bigger.

You only have to turn the page.

Meg Mitchell lives in a castle, but she’s no wilting princess. Raised in an alien world by adoptive parents, she spends her time-fighting Centaurs, training as an Andai warrior, and chilling in her favorite willow tree. Continue reading

Four Winds by Lisa T. Bergren

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Release Date: November 18, 2016

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781540508195

Genre: Young Adult / Romance / Historical Fiction

Series: River of Time: California, Book Two

Be sure to check out my review for the previous book in the dulogy, Three Wishes.

About the Book:

Zara Ruiz has never been so happy to have failed at something in her life—trying to return to her own time. In Javier de la Ventura’s arms, she knows that 1840 is where she belongs…where she’s found, true love and family. But when the ranch is viciously attacked, and she and Javier’s little brother are kidnapped, she is no longer certain where her journey might end. Javier de la Ventura is plagued by a sense of responsibility for praying that God would leave Zara in his own Alta California. But when she suffers because of her association with him, he commits to finding a way for her to return to her own time, if she wishes it. His heart longs for her to stay, but his mind tells him she’d be safer in her own era. Battered by the FOUR WINDS, can Zara and Javier find a way to remain together…forever? Continue reading

Celebrate Lit Blog Tour: The Girl Who Could See by Kara Swanson

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About the Book

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Book title: The Girl Who could See

Author: Kara Swanson

Release date: June 1, 2017

Genre: Science Fiction/Urban Fantasy/Young Adult

All her life Fern has been told she is blind to reality—but, what if she is the only one who can truly see?

Fern Johnson is crazy. At least, that’s what the doctors have claimed since her childhood. Now nineteen, and one step away from a psych ward, Fern struggles to survive in bustling Los Angeles. Desperate to appear normal, she represses the young man flickering at the edge of her awareness—a blond warrior only she can see. Continue reading

Unblemished by Sara Ella

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Release Date: October 11, 2016

Publisher: Thomas Nelson / HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780718081010

Genre: Fantasy / Romance / Young Adult

Series: Unblemished, Book One

About the Book:

Eliyana has always recoiled from her own reflection in the mirror. But what if that were only one Reflection—one world? What if another world existed where her blemish could become her strength? Continue reading

Heartless by Marissa Meyer

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Release Date: November 8, 2016

Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

ISBN: 9781250044655

Genre: Fantasy / Young Adult / Teens / Retelling / Romance

Book hangovers are the worst! I finished Heartless by Marissa Meyer the other day and I’m still trying to process everything. The characters, the world-building, the plot, everything. I originally bought this because the cover is gorgeous underneath the book jacket. It is by far the best cover I have ever seen on a book!! I mean, just check out the black and red checkerboard with a crown for the king on the front. The same pattern appears on the back, but instead of a crown for the king, it’s a joker’s hat. Continue reading

The Returning by Rachelle Dekker

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Release Date: January 17, 2017

Publisher: Tyndale

ISBN:  978-1-4964-0228-8

Genre: Fantasy / Dystopia / Young Adult

Series: The Seers Trilogy, Book 3

Be sure to check out my review of the previous books here.

Have you ever felt such sadness when a series you’ve come to love has finally come to an end? Well, that’s the case with this. “The Returning” is the third and final installment of The Seers Trilogy. This wasn’t Rachelle Dekker’s, daughter of Ted Dekker, best work. While I have mixed feelings (you’ll see why later), it was an excellent wrap-up. Continue reading