Note: this post is more of a discussion type of review between the two of us, so there are minor spoilers out there for those of you who haven’t read it. But the last two questions we talk about our experience with the buddy read, so make sure you scroll down to the bottom to check that out.
🎵 It’s the most wonderful time of the year… 🎵
#BTAT2018 is here, and I am so excited to be able to participate again this year! If you haven’t heard of the BookTube-A-Thon before (umm, where have you been? You’ve been missing out on so much bookish fun!), it’s a week-long read-a-thon* hosted by the fabulous Ariel Bissett on YouTube. It initially started out on BookTube but has made its way out into the bookish Twitter and Instagram communities. Challenges are created, sprints take place, prizes are given, and fun is had! If you want to learn more about all the ways you can join, watch the video and go check out @BookTubeAThon on all your social media!
*read-a-thon (n.): an event online where a large group of book lovers get together and try to read as many books as possible in a predetermined amount of time
powerful of supernatural creatures—teeter on the edge of open war with Shadowhunters. When the bodies of humans and faeries turn up murdered in the same way Emma’s parents were when she was a child, an uneasy alliance is formed. This is Emma’s chance for revenge—and Julian’s chance to get back his brother Mark, who is being held prisoner by the faerie Courts. All Emma, Mark, and Julian have to do is solve the murders within two weeks…and before the murderer targets them.
Their search takes Emma from sea caves full of sorcery to a dark lottery where death is dispensed. And each clue she unravels uncovers more secrets. What has Julian been hiding from her all these years? Why does Shadowhunter Law forbid parabatai to fall in love? Who really killed her parents—and can she bear to know the truth?
Lennon have no choice but to hash out their issues via witty jabs and insults as they try to make their way to safety. But fighting each other while also fighting off the forces of nature makes getting out of the woods in one piece less and less likely.
And as the two travel deeper into Northern California’s rugged backcountry, secrets and hidden feelings surface. But can Zorie and Lennon’s rekindled connection survive out in the real world? Or was it just a result of the fresh forest air and the magic of the twinkling stars?
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