First Impression Friday – A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes #3) by Sabaa Tahir

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Welcome to First Impression Friday! This meme is created by Joe at JW Martin – Storeys of Stories. The rules are:

• Based on this sampling of your current read, give a few impressions and predict what you’ll think by the end.
• Did you think you’d love and ended up hating it? Or did you think you’d hate it and wound up loving it? Or were you exactly right?
• Link back to Storeys of Stories so everyone can enjoy reading all the First Impression Fridays out there! Continue reading

Review | A Torch Against the Night (Ember Quartet #2) by Sabaa Tahir

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Title: A Torch Against the Night (Ember Quartet #2) by Sabaa Tahir

Publisher: Razorbill

Published: August 30th, 2016

Average Goodreads rating: 4.34

My rating: 5

Elias and Laia are running for their lives. After the events of the Fourth Trial, Martial soldiers hunt the two fugitives as they flee the city of Serra and undertake a perilous journey through the heart of the Empire.

Laia is determined to break into Kauf—the Empire’s most secure and dangerous prison—to save her brother, who is the key to the Scholars’ survival. And Elias is determined to help Laia succeed, even if it means giving up his last chance at freedom. Continue reading

WWW Wednesday – May 23

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WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words and was formerly hosted by A Daily Rhythm. It is open for anyone to participate, even without a blog you can comment on Sam’s post with your own answers. It is a great way to share what you’ve been reading! All you have to do is answer three questions and share a link to your blog in the comments section of Sam’s blog. Continue reading

Review | An Ember in the Ashes (Ember Quartet #1) by Sabaa Tahir

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Title: An Ember in the Ashes (Ember Quartet #1) by Sabaa Tahir

Publisher: Razorbill

Published: April 28th, 2015

Average Goodreads rating: 4.32

My rating: 4

Laia is a slave. Elias is a soldier. Neither is free.

Under the Martial Empire, defiance is met with death. Those who do not vow their blood and bodies to the Emperor risk the execution of their loved ones and the destruction of all they hold dear.
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WWW Wednesday – May 16

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WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words and was formerly hosted by A Daily Rhythm. It is open for anyone to participate, even without a blog you can comment on Sam’s post with your own answers. It is a great way to share what you’ve been reading! All you have to do is answer three questions and share a link to your blog in the comments section of Sam’s blog. Continue reading