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Book Tour (Review + Giveaway(US/CAN)): The Midnight Dance by Nikki Katz

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Title: The Midnight Dance

Author: Nikki Katz

Genre: Contemporary, Young Adult

Date Published: October 17th 2017

Publisher: Swoon Reads

Goodreads Rating: 3.29

Synopsis:

When the music stops, the dance begins.

Seventeen-year-old Penny is a lead dancer at the Grande Teatro, a finishing school where she and eleven other young women are training to become the finest ballerinas in Italy. Tucked deep into the woods, the school is overseen by the mysterious and handsome young Master who keeps the girls ensconced in the estate – and in the only life Penny has never known.

But when flashes of memories, memories of a life very different from the one she thinks she’s been leading, start to appear, Penny begins to question the Grand Teatro and the motivations of the Master. With a kind and attractive kitchen boy, Cricket, at her side, Penny vows to escape the confines of her school and the strict rules that dictate every step she takes. But at every turn, the Master finds a way to stop her, and Penny must find a way to escape the school and uncover the secrets of her past before it’s too late.

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Book Blog Tour(Review + INTL GIVEAWAY): Spring (Seasons Within #2) by Lele Itturioz

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Title: Spring (Seasons Within #2)

Author: Lele Iturrioz

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult

Date Published: September 1st 2017
Publisher: Acorn Publishing
Goodreads Rating: 5.00
Synopsis:
Gaia finally knows who she is and what she’s meant to do. It’s only been a few weeks since the earth element woke in her. Now that she’s embracing her role as Mother Nature, she must journey with her group of power-wielding friends in a race against time to get back home before Azazel reaches them.

With the awakening of a brand new element, her true past with Edan, a dangerous decision that could change the very essence of who she is, and a traitor among her group, the broken road back to Terra will be a test of strength.

After all, even if Gaia doesn’t know it, war is closer than she thinks.

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Book Review (ARC): The Han Agent by Amy Rogers

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Title: The Han Agent

Author: Amy Rogers

Genre: Thriller

Date Published: September 5th 2017

Publisher: ScienceThrillers Media

Goodreads Rating: 3.93

Synopsis (Goodreads):

A THRILLER NOVEL DRIVEN BY REAL SCIENCE…

In the 1930s, Japanese scientists committed heinous crimes in their quest for the ultimate biological weapon.

The war ended. Their mission did not.

Eighty years later, Japanese-American scientist Amika Nakamura won’t let rules stand between her and scientific glory. When the ambitious young virologist defies a ban on the genetic manipulation of influenza, she’s expelled from the university. Desperate to save her career, she accepts a position with a pharmaceutical company in Tokyo. Soon after, a visit to a disputed island entangles her in a high-profile geopolitical struggle between Japan and China. Applying her singular expertise with bird flu in a risky experiment may be the only way out. Little does she know that Japanese ultranationalists and a legacy of unpunished war crimes lurk in the shadows, manipulating people, politics, and science.

But DNA doesn’t lie. Amika uncovers a shocking truth: a deadly virus is about to put the “gene” in genocide.

 

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Book Review: Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller

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Title: Mask of Shadows

Author: Linsey Miller

Genre: SciFi, Fantasy, Teen, YA

Date Published: August 29th 2017

Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire

 

Goodreads Rating: 3.52

Synopsis: Sallot Leon is a thief, and a good one at that. But gender fluid Sal wants nothing more than to escape the drudgery of life as a highway robber and get closer to the upper-class and the nobles who destroyed their home.

When Sal Leon steals a poster announcing open auditions for the Left Hand, a powerful collection of the Queen’s personal assassins named for the rings she wears — Ruby, Emerald, Amethyst, and Opal — their world changes. They know it’s a chance for a new life.

Except the audition is a fight to the death filled with clever circus acrobats, lethal apothecaries, and vicious ex-soldiers. A childhood as a common criminal hardly prepared Sal for the trials. But Sal must survive to put their real reason for auditioning into play: revenge.

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Top 5 Wednesday: Books From Before I Joined Bookstagram and Book Blog

Hiya bessies!

How are you all?

 

Welcome to another T5W week!

 

If you bessies don’t know what T5W is it’s weekly a meme hosted by Sam @ Thoughts on Tomes at Goodreads. If you wanna join, just click here!

 

This week’s topic is the Top 5 favorite books before you joined any online book community. In my case, that’s Instagram and Blogging.

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