Dracones: Awakening Review

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Series: Dracones Book 1
Author: Sheri-Lynn Marean
Buy your copy: Amazon
Goodreads Rating: 4.13 Stars
Goodreads Summary:

If it lives, it can die…

For a thousand years the Ilyium druids have hunted the Dracones without mercy.

At seven, in a terrifying moment, Tierney lost her world and fled to Earth, keeping her true nature secret from humans.

But a nightmarish past is not easy to escape.

Now, years later, that truth is abundantly clear every time she looks into the eyes of the man she secretly loves, and sees a torment that draws her to him even as he pushes her away.

Jax battles his desires for Tierney alongside his inner demons, ashamed to speak of a past he cannot forget.

Frustrated by her efforts to connect to Jax, Tierney is unprepared when the Ilyium resurface. Ancient instincts triggered, she and Jax are tested in ways they never imagined. Will Tierney and Jax overcome the legacy of their past, or will they be destroyed?

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

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Born in Scarborough Ontario, Canada, Sheri-Lynn has lived in many different places. The main ones being Toronto, Montreal, London Ontario, Alabama, Texas, & Alberta. Sheri-Lynn now resides in British Columbia, Canada with her husband, three kids, one dog, three cat’s & numerous chickens. Sheri-Lynn never imagined she’d one day be an author. Instead, she grew up riding and working with racehorses, drawing and selling animal artwork, and of course reading. Sheri-Lynn fell in love with reading at age twelve when she read The Black Stallion series by Walter Farley. She has not stopped reading. With a wide variety of reading interests, Sheri-Lynn’s passion presently is the paranormal romance genre. One day, after reading an unsatisfying book, she decided to write her own book, with her own characters, doing what she wanted them to do. She began to type and the characters came to life in her head. She has never looked back.

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REVIEW:
Stars: 3.5/5

Going to start off by saying this should not be read unless you are 17+ there are aspects of Rape and torture. As well as Strong Sexual Content.

Now that I got that out of the way! This book defiantly is a piece of work. Dracones is definitely dark fantasy. It was so beautifully written.

I did have a few issues with the talk about Rape (This can be a trigger warning) I was unaware of that when I talked to the Author about reviewing her book. That is another reason why it took me so long to get through. I had to stop so I wouldn’t freak out at certain points. That was my biggest problem with the book.
Other than that the Characters were nicely written and I loved the story line. It kept me going and I kept wanting to know what happened!
I don’t want to give away too much of the plot or the outcomes of the book but GAHHH. Jaxxxxx. *Whistle* That hunk of Dracone.
(Also this book is Perm-free (70% sure) on Amazon so if you want to give it a try you should!)

**Disclaimers**

I was sent this book by Author, Sheri-Lynn Marean, for review. This in no way affects my opinion on the book. (Huge thank you to Sheri-Lynn Marean ❤ )

 

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Reconciliation Cover Reveal!

 

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When I heard Amy Brock McNew was doing a cover reveal I knew I had to make sure that I got to help show it off. I am so in love with the Cover! Eckkkkkk!!!!! First I am going to tell you what is on the back cover!

Release Date: January 24, 2016

Summary:

Some ghosts from the past refuse to stay dead.

Finally. Finally everything is coming together for Liz Brantley. She’s marrying Ryland Vaughn, the man of her dreams. She’s embraced her calling and battles the minions of hell bent on her destruction. And she’s left her dark past far behind her. Or so she thought.

A secret she holds close, stuffed down deep, surfaces at the wrong time for everyone in Liz’s life, leaving a trail of devastation. Left reeling, Liz wonders if she made a mistake, putting her trust in God, her guardian Arie, and Ryland. And the demon Kade capitalizes on her shaken faith. With a vengeance.

Torn between her tortured past and the future she craves, Liz is desperate to defeat every demon that stands in her way. Before all hell breaks loose and swallows her whole.

 

Uh. Hello? I am so freaking ready to read Reconciliation!! Ready to see the cover?!

 

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A little about Amy Brock McNew:

Amy Brock McNew doesn’t just write speculative fiction, she lives and breathes it. author-headshot-amy-brock-mcnewExploring the strange, the supernatural, and the wonderfully weird, Amy pours her guts onto the pages she writes, honestly and brutally revealing herself in the process. Nothing is off-limits. Her favorite question is “what if?” and she believes fiction can be truer than our sheltered and controlled realities.

 

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Army of Fire Review

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Series: The Elementals (Book 1)
Author: Jennifer L. Kelly
Buy your copy: Amazon
Goodreads Rating: 4.13/5 Stars
Goodreads Summary:

Wood is wise. Water is intuitive. Metal is rebellious. Earth is nurturing. Fire is passionate.

After the sun dies, civilization establishes itself on Xon 9, a planet with rogue Elements that affect human physiology. The inhabitants of Xon 9 soon learn to harness the powers of the Elements. At eighteen each citizen must Pronounce their Elemental, a life long affiliation.

Ka Waylon cannot decide which Elemental to Pronounce. All her life she’s been ordinary and, unlike her friends Ahna and Li, she’s never felt called to any particular Element. Worse, the only advice she receives is to choose wisely.

That all changes when she meets a mysterious Metal woman. Soon Ka is on a perilous journey to other worlds in order to retrieve the Elemental Stones and claim her true identity. Along the way she makes some unlikely allies and learns that she’s anything but ordinary.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jennifer L. Kelly is a middle childhood educator. She resides in Cleveland, Ohio.
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When she isn’t writing, she can be found fingerling over Doctor Who, doing yoga spending time with her dog, or reading.

This is her Second series for young adults. Her first novel, The Prophecy: The Lucia Chronicles Book 1, was published in January 2014.

 

 

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REVIEW:
Stars: 100/5 Stars (or for the people who don’t like exaggeration thats 5/5)

This book was amazing, I stayed up all night because I could not put it down!

I absolutely loved how Jennifer built this world, literally, its another world set after the destruction of Earth after getting supernova’d by our sun. This world is called Xon 9, in this world there is Ka, our main character is having a dilemma because she doesn’t know what element she should choose for her future.

There are five elements; wood, earth, metal, fire, and water him and which ever element you are chosen for or picked for, there are good sides and bad sides to each element and they each have an affinity for jobs in the community.

Ka was a very well developed main character, she’s very relatable, and extremely strong. There is some romance but doesn’t take away from the action packed story at all. I found myself constantly saying, one more chapter until I finished the whole book. (No regret whatsoever) I cannot wait for the second book, its moved to the top of my TBR and this one is on my favorites shelf already!

I don’t want to give away any spoilers but definitely try and get your hands on this book! You won’t regret it!

 

**Disclaimers**
I was sent this book by Author (Jennifer L. Kelly) for review. This in no way affects my opinion on the book. (Huge thank you to Jennifer L. Kelly! ❤ )

Introduction to Blog!

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I currently run a Youtube Channel.  As I get deeper into the Youtube world,  I haven’t been able to post as much due to be so busy with things. This in turn has resulted in so many reviews not getting posted. I have a lot of free time at night, which I currently spent Binge watching Netflix.. So, I could spend time writing my reviews up. I can’t film at night due to the fact that I don’t live alone and I don’t have the right equipment for it as of now.

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