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All the Stars and Teeth MOBI ✓ the Stars and finally a new YA fantasy release that i actually found to be entirely enjoyable 2020 is finally looking up yes, its full of tropes and predictable material, but THE ADVENTURE its fun, its fresh, its exciting the entire journey of the story is what kept me hooked it made me long for a life where i sail the seven seas, and i hate the ocean, so thats saying something lol with mermaids, pirates, legendary sea monsters, and blood magic, there is never a dull moment yes, the adventure could be finally a new YA fantasy release that i actually found to be entirely enjoyable 2020 is finally looking up yes, its full of tropes and predictable material, but THE ADVENTURE its fun, its fresh, its exciting the entire journey of the story is what kept me hooked it made me long for a life where i sail the seven seas, and i hate the ocean, so thats saying something lol with mermaids, pirates, legendary sea monsters, and blood magic, there is never a dull moment yes, the adventure could be a littleintense and emotionally charged, considering an entire kingdom is in danger, but the great pacing and entertaining characters make up for it overall, im decently impressed with this debut quite a bit of the story is resolved by the end, so im interested to see where the sequel takes this 4 stars I love pirates, but have been let down with a lot of the pirate type books However, here is one that totally changed my mind I ll also add that the cover is one of my favorites of the year Amora was pretty freaking awesome I easily connected with her and what she was going through and had to face Then there were the boys I loved Bastian and Ferrick, especially Bastion, though And Vataea has my heart She was vicious and lovable at the same time The bond between the crew was one that I wou I love pirates, but have been let down with a lot of the pirate type books However, here is one that totally changed my mind I ll also add that the cover is one of my favorites of the year Amora was pretty freaking awesome I easily connected with her and what she was going through and had to face Then there were the boys I loved Bastian and Ferrick, especially Bastion, though And Vataea has my heart She was vicious and lovable at the same time The bond between the crew was one that I would want to truly be a part of.All I want in my life right now is to set sail on Keel Haul that s the ship, by the way The author put a whole unique spin on the pirate life with wonderful and vivid descriptions that had me captivated from one Now, give me all the bones and all the magic, and I m seriously excited for book 2 2.99 kindle US today 5 31 20 Holy shit ass snacks Wait, let me show you the pretty cover that came in my Owlcrate box Okay, holy shit ass snacks I thought I was falling off the rail with ya books but this book kicked ass And to think, I was going to dnf this book because the beginning was all like a princess, she s not allowed to do shit, put her in a damn dress when she wants to be included inimportant things, make her do some dumbass magic ceremony to prove her worth Yada 2.99 kindle US today 5 31 20 Holy shit ass snacks Wait, let me show you the pretty cover that came in my Owlcrate box Okay, holy shit ass snacks I thought I was falling off the rail with ya books but this book kicked ass And to think, I was going to dnf this book because the beginning was all like a princess, she s not allowed to do shit, put her in a damn dress when she wants to be included inimportant things, make her do some dumbass magic ceremony to prove her worth Yada yada But hell to the no I thought I jumped into a smidge of grimdark fantasy with a badass chic Let s just say her ceremony was to kill someone for reasons but she did a major over kill that I quite enjoyed and we were off to the races I loved all of the characters and I will be looking forward to this new series, trilogy, whatever Mel TW some blood magic self harm This was an unexpected delight The world is lush and well described, with a ocean vibe that could have been cheesy but I really enjoyed There were a few tropes that I thought would be typical and predictable, but they actually got turned in their head in this story and felt new Our main character is flawed while still being ultimately determined to be a good leader in a way that I don t always find believable when it s been done in other books The romance is al TW some blood magic self harm This was an unexpected delight The world is lush and well described, with a ocean vibe that could have been cheesy but I really enjoyed There were a few tropes that I thought would be typical and predictable, but they actually got turned in their head in this story and felt new Our main character is flawed while still being ultimately determined to be a good leader in a way that I don t always find believable when it s been done in other books The romance is also banter filled while developing into something very supportive and mature I also enjoyed the found family aspects of the friend group This is a duology I m looking forward to continuing December 14th EditPre order links and tour information is available We re running a pre order campaign, as well, where you can get a signed bookplate and enamel pin You can also get a beautiful art print when ordered through Mysterious Galaxy CONTENT WARNINGS Now that ARCs are beginning to circulate, I also wanted to hop on here and talk about some of the content warnings in this book Skip now, if you don t want to read them Violence and Death There are 7 main forms of magic in this December 14th EditPre order links and tour information is available We re running a pre order campaign, as well, where you can get a signed bookplate and enamel pin You can also get a beautiful art print when ordered through Mysterious Galaxy CONTENT WARNINGS Now that ARCs are beginning to circulate, I also wanted to hop on here and talk about some of the content warnings in this book Skip now, if you don t want to read them Violence and Death There are 7 main forms of magic in this book One of the most commonly used ones is violent in nature, requiring blood skin bones, or other parts of the body The methods to obtain these are often violent and sometimes torturous in nature There s a blanket statement on this book for on page graphic violence, blood, and murder There are several character deaths throughout the novel One of these deaths is death by suicide.There is self injury fingernails digging into the palms to the point of blood in chapter 31There is a brief moment of animal abuse no animal death in chapter 29 Sexual Assault A character mentions past attempted sexual assault in chapter 19 Abusive Relationship There is a severely toxic relationship that portrays emotional and physical abuse gripping too tightly fingers digging into skin in chapter 29.Drinking There is on page drinking as well of mentions of alcohol throughout the novel Please read only the material you re comfortable with 3 I wrote this, so I m definitely going to go ahead and mark this as read for my goodreads challenge.I m a little biased, but this book is pretty cool and I think you ll like it More to come, soon I am Amora Montara, Princess of Visidia, and I will be the future High Animancer I am the right choice The only choice And I will protect my kingdomThis book is full of MAGNIFICENT characters and DANGEROUS adventures I enjoyed reading the heck out of it However, it s also just like any other typical YA fantasy books which I m not gonna lie, the whole gig is getting a little too old for me I m not about to put words in your mouth and tell you not to read it because if you reI am Amora Montara, Princess of Visidia, and I will be the future High Animancer I am the right choice The only choice And I will protect my kingdomThis book is full of MAGNIFICENT characters and DANGEROUS adventures I enjoyed reading the heck out of it However, it s also just like any other typical YA fantasy books which I m not gonna lie, the whole gig is getting a little too old for me I m not about to put words in your mouth and tell you not to read it because if you re in for some fun, I think this book certainly delivers Just don t go in expecting something extraordinary Amora is forced to flee her kingdom after she fails her test in becoming the High Animancer Desperate for a second chance, she agrees to an alliance with a mysterious pirate and goes on a mission that ll hopefully help prove she s fit to rule.First and foremost, my appreciation goes to the author for making my dreams come true with this magical tale of pirates, mermaids and princesses, curses and treachery I LOVE SEA BOOKS and authors don t write enough of them to keep me sated The only thing this book lacks is grit and intensity which I ve decided that this is a preference issue and not the book s fault.Don t get me wrong, this book is bloody and action packed You can t go braving the open sea and saving a kingdom from a certain doom while being a fugitive without once having to spill some lives in the process It s just that despite all the minacious situations our characters have to get themselves out of, I never really felt the adrenaline rush There were scenes where I should ve felt mortified, disgusted, or scared, but I just didn tWe ve shared an experience only a few people will understand, and it s marked our souls The sea is a beastfearsome than even the luscaThe characters are well written There are no better crew members to lead you on a sailing quest than a charming pirate, a vicious yet lovely mermaid, a loyal protective healer, and a strong determined princess For some reason though, while I can recognize that our heroine has some great qualities, I couldn t fully root for her in the beginning She treats her fiance like he s some dirt under her shoe I understand her frustration, but at the very least she could treat him like a friendAre you flirting with me he teases It s a bit hard to tell, considering how terrifying you areThe romance has a nice dynamic that s completely seperate from other elements of the story I mean, it s not the focal point but it has its moments The banter is absolutely amusing Sometimes during what s supposed to be a heartfelt scene, the dialogues come across as sweet but also a little cheesy There s some twist at the end that ll sure complicate this romantic relationship in the next book There s a possibility of a new pairing as well.This book also incorporates topics such as menstruation, sexism, sexual assault, and abusive relationship into the story Those are some big heavy words While some readers who are close to young adult age can maybe feel the empowerment, they are neither hard hitting nor impactful for me I acknowledge the sentiment nontheless It s appreciable to have those kinds of discussions in YA booksFear is part of life all that matters is what we do with itAll in all, this is not a bad debut book by any means The characters, the plot, the world building, and the romance are solid The pacing is steady, albeit the writing is fairly simplistic There s a predictability in some of the twists, but this book is otherwise enjoyable to read Personally, I m just neither disappointed nor blown away by this as I ve tasted this recipe too many times and I feel like this book offers nothing particularly special.If you like this book, you might like Crown of Coral and Pearl To Kill a Kingdom Set in a kingdom where danger lurks beneath the sea, mermaids seek vengeance with song, and magic is a choiceShe will reignAs princess of the island kingdom Visidia, Amora Montara has spent her entire life training to be High Animancer the master of souls The rest of the realm can choose their magic, but for Amora, it s never been a choice To secure her place as heir to the throne, she must prove her mastery of the monarchy s dangerous soul magicWhen her demonstration goes awry, Amora is forced to flee She strikes a deal with Bastian, a mysterious pirate he ll help her prove she s fit to rule, if she ll help him reclaim his stolen magicBut sailing the kingdom holds wonder and peril than Amora anticipated A destructive new magic is on the rise, and if Amora is to conquer it, she ll need to face legendary monsters, cross paths with vengeful mermaids, and deal with a stow away she never expected or risk the fate of Visidia and lose the crown forever I am the right choice The only choice And I will protect my kingdom 3.25 YA Fantasy StarsI am not really into the pirate genreor books about shipsor YA fantasy as much lately, if I m truly honestand yet something about this blurb intrigued me when I got my Book of the Month picks for February I told myself I could only buyYA books if I read any new ones right away and started to make some headway with the scores already completely littering my shelves So here we are I thought this was a really solid start to a new YA fantasy series I trudged t 3.25 YA Fantasy StarsI am not really into the pirate genreor books about shipsor YA fantasy as much lately, if I m truly honestand yet something about this blurb intrigued me when I got my Book of the Month picks for February I told myself I could only buyYA books if I read any new ones right away and started to make some headway with the scores already completely littering my shelves So here we are I thought this was a really solid start to a new YA fantasy series I trudged through the first part a bit I think the first 50% took me over a week to read , but that s typical of first in series fantasy books where the author is busy building worlds and magic systems, etc Things really started to pick up once I hit the halfway point though and I ended up finished it in one sitting I really liked the magic systems used here I wouldn t say they are wholly original or mind blowing by any means, but they also didn t feel like complete carbon copies of all the other fantasy systems out there I especially enjoyed the darker nature of Amora s magic Because blood and stabby ness always make this girl s day There were some minor twists that I saw coming and some that were mildly surprising I do wish some of the characters has been a littledeveloped But all in all, a really solid start and I will be picking up book two whenever it comes out This is a book you re either going to really enjoy or really dislike That s because the storyline is predictable for the most part so if you don t connect to the main character and don t enjoy following her adventures then you re going to feel like reading this book is pointless.But if you re curious about Amora Montara and want to see her ascend in the world, this is going to be a lot of fun There is a lot of action and well written dialog that kept me engaged Plus, Amora is an every girl This is a book you re either going to really enjoy or really dislike That s because the storyline is predictable for the most part so if you don t connect to the main character and don t enjoy following her adventures then you re going to feel like reading this book is pointless.But if you re curious about Amora Montara and want to see her ascend in the world, this is going to be a lot of fun There is a lot of action and well written dialog that kept me engaged Plus, Amora is an every girl type of heroine so she was easy to connect with and understand while still keeping her three dimensionality.The last hundred pages were less entertaining than the first three hundred ones, just because what we expect to happen finally happens whereas before there was a build up going on, but there were still some surprises, too The way the romance morphed really had me hooked I love me some tension in between dangerous situations There was also a potential for something happening between the mermaid and another character I hope it will be explored in future sequels All in all this was a little transparent but definitely a good adventure in an accessible fantasy world Blog Youtube Twitter Instagram Google Bloglovin I received this complimentary ARC from the publisher, in exchange for an honest review.I LOVED THIS There was so much fun and adventure I love anything that takes place at sea and this didn t disappoint It had such a unique magic system There were pirates and mermaids and sea monsters and various islands and it was just FUN Of course, there were the usual politics and drama that comes with characters being members of the royal family, but it s been a while since I ve read a book that was I received this complimentary ARC from the publisher, in exchange for an honest review.I LOVED THIS There was so much fun and adventure I love anything that takes place at sea and this didn t disappoint It had such a unique magic system There were pirates and mermaids and sea monsters and various islands and it was just FUN Of course, there were the usual politics and drama that comes with characters being members of the royal family, but it s been a while since I ve read a book that was just simply a fun adventure I also liked the snark and sass that came from the characters, especially the pirate hehehe I HIGHLY recommend it and can t wait for the sequel

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