ARC Review: Soul of Flame-Rebecca Ethington

4.5/5 Stars

Soul of Flame (Imdalind, #4)-Rebecca Ethington

+++I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review and in participation with Good Choice Reading blog tours.

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I feel like I read this book eons ago. No really. I read Soul of Flame in early February and here we are mid-March. For those of you who have been following my semi-stalkerish love for this series, last month I did an Imdalind reread-a-thon and put up reviews for the earlier books in the series. If you haven’t read books 2 + 3 and want to check out my reviews, here are the links:Eyes of Ember (Imdalind, #2) Scorched Treachery (Imdalind, #3) That being said, not only is Rebecca Ethington an awesome, funny person but this series is crazy addictive and if you haven’t yet taken the journey to Imdalind, Kiss of Fire (Imdalind, #1) is FREE on Amazon: Get Kiss of Fire. I can’t say enough wonderful, gushing, obsessive things about this story. It’s packed with emotion, you will laugh, cry, ache, pine, and get so enraged you’ll feel compelled to scream out of frustration. It’s an emotional merry-go-round of feels.  The storyline is original, it takes you on a magical journey into a legacy of magic, prophecy, and death in such an epic way you’ll feel like you’re experiencing a story that transcends the pages. When I first read Kiss of Fire way back when, I was so incredibly impressed with the character development, the creativity, and the dialogue. It’s passionate, raw, and yet so easy to identify with the characters. Each book is better than the last, I didn’t think it was possible but I’ve never been more happy to be wrong. There were so many perfect quotes, if I could, I’d share the entire first chapter ❤ 

The petals were a blizzard that covered the world, creating beauty that minutes ago I had forgotten could exist. Despite what my walking terrors would have me believe, the world was not always blood-soaked walls and torture chambers. The world was not all anger and hatred as Edmund had hoped. The world was beautiful…”Miluju tē, Joclyn. Ty jsi moje navždy. Mūj začátek a mūj konec.” He whispered the words like a prayer, and although I understood nothing, I understood everything. I could hear his thoughts as he spoke, his heart translating for me what my mind could not understand. “You are my forever. My beginning and my end,” I whispered back to him in English. 

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I felt all his love in that instant, all his worry and sadness. I felt every promise and every vow. I felt it all in one tick of the clock before it was gone from me. His golden eyes devoured me as his fingers trailed over my jaw, lighting me on fire. He swallowed my soul with that look before he turned from me, his back straight as he towered before me with the long ribbon of gold hanging down his back and to the floor. 

+++Contains spoilers if you haven’t read Scorched Treachery.

Plot: Soul of Flame picks up immediately where Scorched Treachery left off (mid-scene). Jocyln escaped her mental imprisonment with the help of Ilyan and fumbles to piece her broken life back together. She’s terrified, the psychological damage she suffered under the hands of Ryland, Edmund, Timothy, and Cail is beyond damning. She wakes to horrific memories, jumps at her own shadow, and doesn’t know how to overcome the crippling fear that rules her life. No matter how hard she tries to fight it, she flinches at the slightest touch and doesn’t know if she’ll ever be the same. Ilyan gives her warmth, encouragement and love, he hold her as she cries and feeds her his strength in the comfort of his arms. Joclyn’s magic has grown exponentially, she can’t control her power because her fear reigns. Joclyn must learn to face her demons, contain her magic, and harness it to perfection as the prophetic battle against evil gets closer by the day. Jocyln’s heart is a mess. Her head is clouded with darkness, she can’t cope with what went on psychologically and goes into emotional overdrive every time she sets sight on Ryland, she can’t help it and is more confused than ever by her feelings for Ilyan. On top of this, Jocyln’s visions as a Drak don’t bode well for the future. The battle seen so many centuries ago is on the horizon and Joclyn must be ready, the fate of the world depends on her weilding her powers to their optimal ability but her memories keep getting in the way. Jocyln works to pick of the pieces of her fragile mind, her shattered heart, and bursting magic at warp speed but she’s running out of time. The battle looms, Edmond and his cronies have built a deadly army, set to reap utter devastation on the world, destroying the magical community and making cruelty the norm. Jocyln, Ilyan and friends work together, planning to once and for all annihilate Edmund and save the world in the name of good.

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The Time for the final battle has come.

Edmund’s armies have surrounded the Rioseco Abbey, trapping the few survivors inside. The sight that Ilyan was given a thousand years ago is about to come to pass.

If only Joclyn was able to fight.

Joclyn is tormented by the hallucinations that Cail’s mind has left her with, her magic an uncontrollable torrent that even Ilyan cannot control. Her moments of lucidity are broken by fears of dripping pipes and bleeding walls, and a desire to kill Ryland that she is having trouble trying to ignore.

The sight has shown her power, shown her success, but it has also shown her death – The end of her life something she is not quite willing to give up on yet.

Even past her death, the sight has shown her love, and that love may be the only key to her sanity, to her strength, and to Edmund’s death.

That love may stand in her way, and a single choice may tip the scales and secure their future, or destroy their fate.

-via Goodreads

PROS: 

  • Joclyn goes through a major transformation in this book, she matures, finds herself and grows into a powerful, glorious force to be reckoned with. She’s fierce, she has her insecurities and fears but she pushes through them, faces her darkest nightmares and gravest tormentors head on. Joclyn is stunning in her confidence, she confronts Ovailia with such determination and bravado that she seems unstoppable and destined for triumph. Confession time: Joclyn has never been my favorite character, there was always something I couldn’t quite mesh with but this Joclyn, this brave, open-hearted woman is someone who is as inspiring as she is praiseworthy. Joclyn loses her childish, naïve ways and matures into someone who is able to overcome anything thrown at her.
  • The braid scene. The feels. OMG. I just…I lost it. If your heart has been searching for that moment that is so completely beautiful, honest, and true that it fills you with a glowing warmth that will leave you smiling and walking around on air for days, this is it. The love is just, there are no words. The symbolism, the simple confessions, everything just fits seamlessly, it’s like what you’d imagine soul mates to feel without the cheesy clichés. You will never be able to look at braids as simply a hairstyle again. I find myself noticing braids on the street and smiling that secret smile of contentment and daydreams.
  • Ilyan. Finally, finally, finally, we get an insider’s view of Ilyan’s compassionate, mighty heart. He’s smart, calculating, innovative, a dynamic leader and his devotion to Joclyn will make your heart melt. Even after what you learn, he clings to the smallest sliver of hope, sacrificing everything and subjecting his heart to the deepest hurt for Joclyn’s happiness. Ilyan is a warrior with a golden, brilliant heart. His lines are like poetry. The things he says to Joclyn are not the snarky, dirty lines common in YA now but bold, simple statements that ring with truth. And the Czech is to die for. I speak Russian, which is not too far off to be able to decipher some of the Czech and wow.
  • If you had any doubts about what vindictive, disgusting, evil people Edmund, Ovailia and Timothy are you won’t after this. The extent of their malicious, violent behavior is terrifying, slimy, and all together inspires so much hate and fury that any small victory for good will prompt serious cheering. They’re truly vile and their intentions are some of the most corrupt and disquieting I’ve seen, they’re true villains.
  • The prophecy, the past, and Joclyn and Ilyan’s love all collide in this magnetic give and take as they fight fate despite their dire future. The plot is ingenious. So much of the past is just great storytelling, you’ll never be bored.
  • Joclyn and Ilyan’s love fluctuates between easy chemistry, understanding, soulful love, and childish jealousy. It’s endearing that such a powerhouse couple can still fight over silly things. It makes them more real and their fights bring the story back down from fantasy to reality. They complete each other. They’re constantly touching, their magic mingling, their desire is always there, waiting in the background. It’s sweet, soothing, and just so right.

CONS:

  • The battle was anticlimactic. The cat fight between Joclyn and Ovailia was a touch predictable and the final fight scene was not as complex or violent as expected.
  • The prophecy, the history, the lies, the mysterious magical elements, and Sain’s creepy, possibly nefarious intentions were all new and lots of information at once, felt a tad rushed.

If you like any of the following, check this out:

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Pleasant reading,

-BB

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First Five Friday (1)

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Lately on all the blogs I follow I’ve seen meme after meme of blogish/bookish goodness but I haven’t found any that are quite me and that I feel like I can stick to weekly. So I’ve decided to tweak some of the premises I’ve seen in Friday posts to fit my own personal preferences and style.

What is First Five Friday?

First Five Friday is where I give you the first 5 lines of books I plan on reading and reviewing from the time of this posting until the following Friday. This is not only to share with you what’s coming up on the blog but also to piqué your interest in new books by the power of a few lines. When I start reading a book, the first lines are crucial to whether or not I stick with reading. As you read in my DNF piece, I generally read about 20% of a book before putting it aside and going back later. If I’m not sold at 20% it could be that I’m not in the right frame of mind or mood for the book and so I’ll give it another go later or if, after the second attempt, it will take residence on my DNF indefinitely. I strongly feel that some books are meant for certain points in your life and you may not be there yet but at the same time, the beauty of such a vast variety of books is that there’s something for everyone not that each book is for every individual. It’s hard to find universal appeal and that is why it’s important to read a few reviews to really get a rounded opinion of a book.

TBH: I read reviews after I’ve already read and reviewed. I find that afterwards, I can read less than stellar reviews and mull over whether or not I agree but I don’t want anything to destroy my initial reactions and also I don’t want to risk spoilers.

That being said, welcome to First Five Friday. I hope you enjoy and learn about new books. But really, what I want is to explore the majestic nature of the first few lines, how they make you feel and how they influence your scope or overall opinion of what the book will be. Next Friday, I will reflect on my first line feels and see if they were accurate. This is an experiment and adventure and I hope that you will join me, have fun, and rethink how you see first lines.

Had anyone told me that my entire life would change course between one heartbeat and the next, I would have laughed. From blissful to tragic, innocent to ruined? Please. But that’s all it took. One heartbeat.

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Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter

Already you can see the personality of the main character in this strong voice. The introduction of a life-altering event is always a key part to keeping the attention of the reader. Plus, the hint at something terrible brewing as horrible as it is, captures attention and makes you want to know more.

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Risking my life to steal an orange was a stupid thing to do, but today of all days, I didn’t care about the consequences. If I were lucky, the Shields would throw me to the ground and put a bullet in my brain. Dead at seventeen. It would be a relief. As I hurried through the crowded market, I touched the back of my neck and tried not to wince.

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Pawn by Aimée Carter

Dystopian? Why is she/he so depressed? What happened that day? What’s on his/her neck? 

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The human cell is something to be admired. It adapts to survive in the most unusual circumstances. Splicing occurs when you mix animal cells with human cells, which results in what some scientists call a parahuman, a type of cryptid. A cryptid can be described as a paranormal being with some animal-like traits. This is the story of one of those creatures.

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Reveal by Brina Courtney

Whaaa??? What is this magical creature/cell technology? What animal is the character mixed with? This is a short sample of the premise and really showcases what the theme is. 

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Captivating-that’s what he was. For nine years I’d been über fascinated with Adam Westcott; and this shit wasn’t going away anytime soon. Not because he had some bizarre talent I envied, or anything even remotely close. I was merely intrigued with him because he held a secret-my secret, to be exact. Adam wielded the power to bring me down, by divulging hidden parts of me only he’d seen, and yet he hadn’t.

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Wicked Fate by Tabatha Vargo

Nine years is a long time to hold on to a crush. The internal dialogue is real, it has great personality and I want to get to know this character.

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Marie Toussaint moved as fast as her plump body would go down the street running between Iberville Projects and an expensive cemetery located outside the French Quarter of New Orleans. The early autumn night was chilly enough to make her shiver despite the gown she wore. Street lamps rendered the sidewalk well-lit while the graveyard and the side streets were shrouded in darkness. As a member of a culture that revered death and celebrated the transition of a person from flesh into a spirit, Marie normally felt comfortable-honored even-to be anywhere near the tombs of the deceased. Except when she came to the city.

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Cursed by Lizzy Ford*

New Orleans. That’s almost enough for me. Combine that with the darkness, the dead, and notion of a lifestyle that glorifies death. Count me in. Now is she a witch, a necromancer, a priestess? 

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I had never kissed someone before. Yes, I had been kissed, but to make that last move-the final step before lips pressed against lips and warmth and wet blended together in an orchestra of emotions, need and magic-I had never done that before. I had never wanted it so much that I would fight against my own insecurities to do it. I had never been brave enough. **

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Soul of Flame by Rebecca Ethington

Ah. The magic of a joint first kiss and wonderful self discovery. This scene is magnetic. Who is worth the risk and why does she finally give in?

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There was a demon in McDonald’s. And it had a powerful hunger for Big Macs. Most days, I loved my after-school job. Tagging the soulless and the damned usually gave me a mad case of the warm fuzzies. I’d even given myself a quota out of boredom, but tonight was different. 

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White Hot Kiss by Jennifer Lynn Armentrout

This is fun. It’s quirky. It pulls you in with its weirdness and a demon liking Big Macs. Tell me more.

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I smack into him as if shoved from behind. He doesn’t budge, not an inch. Just holds my shoulders and waits. Maybe he’s waiting for me to find my balance. Maybe he’s waiting for me to gather my pride.

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Of Poseidon by Anna Banks

I don’t know what to make of this one. Seems like it could be a future love interest. What I do want to know is why he’s till holding on to her. The unknown is always a good way to draw a reader in. We need to KNOW.

This is a tentative schedule. But my goal is that by participating in this weekly meme that I’ll stick to my plans.

*Cursed is an ARC so it’s possible that the first 5 lines have been altered. Since the book releases next week, I thought I’d share to get you in mood for the release.

**I refrained from including line 5 in the Soul of Flame book because it’s spoiler-ish if you have not yet read the first 3 books in the series.

Please let me know what you like or dislike about this post and ways it could be improved. I love ideas. Be creative! Share your thoughts on the lines, speculate and mostly, get excited!

Happy reading,

-BB

Kiss of Fire Book Trailer Reveal


Kiss of Fire
by Rebecca Ethington

Joclyn Despain has been marred by a brand on her skin. She doesn’t know why the mark appeared on her neck, but she doesn’t want anyone to see it, including her best friend Ryland, who knows everything else about her. The scar is the reason she hides herself behind baggy clothes, and won’t let the idea of kissing Ryland enter her mind, no matter how much she wants to.
The scar is the reason she is being hunted.

If only she knew that she was.

If only she had known that the cursed stone her estranged father sent for her 16th birthday would trigger a change in her. Now, she is being stalked by a tall blonde man, and is miraculously throwing her high school bully ten feet in the air.

Joclyn attempts to find some answers and the courage to follow her heart. When Ryland finds her scar; only he knows what it means, and who will kill her because of it.

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About the Author:

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Rebecca Ethington is a story teller and author from Salt Lake City, Utah. She has been telling stories since she was small. First, with writing crude scripts, and then in stage with years of theatrical performances. Rebecca’s first stint into the world of literary writing, The Imdalind Series, was released in October 2012 and since its release each book has been found in several top 100 lists on Amazon. Rebecca is a mother to two, and wife to her best friend of 14 years. Her days are spent writing, running, and enjoying life with her crazy family.

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Kiss of Fire Blurb:

Joclyn Despain has a scar. In fact, it is almost like a brand on her skin. She doesn’t know why it appeared on her neck, but she doesn’t want anyone to see it, including her best friend Ryland, who knows everything else about her. The scar is the reason she hides herself behind baggy clothes, and won’t let the idea of kissing Ryland enter her mind, no matter how much she wants to.
The scar is the reason she is being hunted.
If only she knew that she was.
If only she had known that the cursed stone her estranged father sent for her 16th birthday would trigger a change in her. Now, she is being stalked by a tall blonde man, and is miraculously throwing her high school bully ten feet in the air.
Joclyn attempts to find some answers and the courage to follow her heart. When Ryland finds her scar; but he knows what it means, and who will kill her because of it.

Buy links, Kiss of Fire:
Amazon Buy link: http://www.amazon.com/Kiss-Fire-Imdalind-Series-ebook/dp/B009ZF5SLM/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top
Barnes and Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/kiss-of-fire-rebecca-ethington/1113727795
Kobo: http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/Kiss-of-Fire/book-oySrjbyN7kqTqUmgiKoNiw/page1.html
Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17280547-kiss-of-fire

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Eyes of Ember Blurb:

Joclyn is in hiding, hunted by the man she still desperately loves. Ryland is gone, his mind erased; no memory of Joclyn remains, but Joclyn’s heart desperately begs her to hold out hope. Meanwhile the black-eyed monster that possesses him attempts to kill her over and over again.

If it wasn’t for Ilyan, Joclyn would be dead by now.

Ilyan, the man who once stalked her, is now Joclyn’s protector, the only person she has left. He protects Joclyn from the men who seek to end her life, and all the while, she is haunted by dreams where Ryland begs her to break the bond between them.

Ilyan is there. Always there.

Ilyan trains and prepares her, teaching her everything she needs to know in the hope that one day she can avenge Ryland, if not protect herself from him.

And then, there is her father.

The man who has never been there is suddenly responsible for everything. And who he is has made Joclyn into something she never wanted to be:

The Silnỳ.

Check out my Eyes of Ember Review!

Buy Links, Eyes of Ember:
Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Eyes-Ember-Imdalind-Series-ebook/dp/B00C7RR28M/ref=tmm_kin_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1365433960&sr=1-2
Barnes and Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/eyes-of-ember-rebecca-eithington/1115026792?ean=2940016776385
Kobo: http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/Eyes-of-Ember/book-HRGBgGh5P0-DTJJiByUPNQ/page1.html?s=FJ2GQHb3L0acaFe-OdpKPQ&r=1
Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17304097-eyes-of-ember

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Scorched Treachery Blurb:
While Joclyn is trapped in the tormenting hell of Cail’s mind, the battle around her only continues to grow and spread.
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Edmund has infiltrated the underground hallways of Prague, guiding the massacre that would end the lives of the last of the great magical race. In her attempts to stop him, Wynifred has been captured and her magic restrained. Chained up in the ancient dungeons of Prague, her fate is left in the hands of her father, who has tried to kill her before.
With Ryland’s screams and Sain’s fragmented sights as her only company, Wyn must rely on something that has been hidden deep inside of her for centuries to help them break free.
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Ilyan’s whole life has been building up to one purpose. Protect the Silnỳ. He knows what he must do, and he has no doubt in his ability to do so.
But when his father’s magic removes Joclyn’s mind from her body, he is left protecting the shell of the one person he loves. Desperate to find a way to break her free of her prison, he makes a choice. And that one choice changes everything.
Now, Ilyan finds himself bound to Joclyn in a way that he never knew to be possible. They say that blood is thicker than water, but Black Water burns, and Ilyan’s heart may not be strong enough to keep the water pumping through his veins and give the girl he loves back into his brother’s care.
Even if he can, it may not be safe to do so.

Buy Links, Scorched Treachery:
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Barnes and Noble : http://bit.ly/1586q10
Kobo: http://bit.ly/158zC89
Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17874494-scorched-treachery

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Soul of Flame Blurb:
The Time for the final battle has come.
Edmund’s armies have surrounded the Rioseco Abbey, trapping the few survivors inside. The sight that Ilyan was given a thousand years ago is about to come to pass.
If only Joclyn was able to fight.
Joclyn is tormented by the hallucinations that Cail’s mind has left her with, her magic an uncontrollable torrent that even Ilyan cannot control. Her moments of lucidity are broken by fears of dripping pipes and bleeding walls, and a desire to kill Ryland that she is having trouble trying to ignore.
The sight has shown her power, shown her success, but it has also shown her death – The end of her life something she is not quite willing to give up on yet.
Even past her death, the sight has shown her love, and that love may be the only key to her sanity, to her strength, and to Edmund’s death.
That love may stand in her way, and a single choice may tip the scales and secure their future, or destroy their fate.

Please check back for my Soul of Flame review on MARCH 4th!

Buy Links Soul of Flame:
Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IHHLDIQ
Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00IHHLDIQ
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/soul-of-flame/id795258318?mt=11
Barnes and Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/soul-of-flame-rebecca-ethington/1118140766?ean=2940045561600
Kobo: http://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/soul-of-flame

Reading order: Kiss of Fire (1), Eyes of Ember (2), Scorched Treachery (3), Soul of Flame (4)

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Through Glass Blurb:

Everyone remembered the day the sky went black. The day the sun was wiped from the sky. They remember the wind as it brought in the darkness; the way the earth shook and everything changed.

Everyone remembered the screams as the darkness ate those who were out in the open, those who had surrounded themselves by light, and those who made noise.

Everyone remembered the voice from the sky and the way food disappeared.

At least, that’s what I hoped. I hoped that there was an ‘everyone’ that would remember because I am not sure how many are left, how many survived. Or if anyone did.
I hoped that I wasn’t alone.
I remembered that day.
I remembered because it was the day I became alone.
It was the day that everything was perfect until the monsters took it away. Then the house went silent and the birds stopped singing. It was the day when everyone disappeared, everyone except the boy, the only person I have seen in two years.

The boy I talk to through the glass.

Check out my Through Glass review!

Buy Links, Through Glass:
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Kobo: http://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/through-glass
Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17985164-through-glass

Happy reading guys,

I already read everything and each and every book is fantastic!  I hope you enjoyed the trailer!

-BB

Release Day Blast: Soul of Flame-Rebecca Ethington

HAPPY RELEASE TO SOUL OF FLAME BY REBECCA ETHINGTON!

About Soul of Flame…

The Time for the final battle has come.

Edmund’s armies have surrounded the Rioseco Abbey, trapping the few survivors inside. The sight that Ilyan was given a thousand years ago is about to come to pass.

If only Joclyn was able to fight.

Joclyn is tormented by the hallucinations that Cail’s mind has left her with, her magic an uncontrollable torrent that even Ilyan cannot control. Her moments of lucidity are broken by fears of dripping pipes and bleeding walls, and a desire to kill Ryland that she is having trouble trying to ignore.

The sight has shown her power, shown her success, but it has also shown her death – The end of her life something she is not quite willing to give up on yet.

Even past her death, the sight has shown her love, and that love may be the only key to her sanity, to her strength, and to Edmund’s death.

That love may stand in her way, and a single choice may tip the scales and secure their future, or destroy their fate.

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“You deserve to die!”

The tanned skin of his face slowly faded to white before the red of his lips painted blue. He clawed at his neck as an invisible force squeezed the life out of him. I only smiled as I watched him fight it, knowing it was pointless, knowing I wouldn’t let him get away.

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Rebecca Ethington is a story teller and author from Salt Lake City, Utah. She has been telling stories since she was small. First, with writing crude scripts, and then in stage with years of theatrical performances. Rebecca’s first stint into the world of literary writing, The Imdalind Series, was released in October 2012 and since its release each book has been found in several top 100 lists on Amazon. Rebecca is a mother to two, and wife to her best friend of 14 years. Her days are spent writing, running, and enjoying life with her crazy family.

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Rebecca Ethington is also a featured author at Chapter by Chapter BookRave in NY on September 20th! YA BOWLING, ADULT/NEW ADULT Mingling party! Get your tickets today! Book Signing FREE and open to the public.
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Happy reading all, my reviews for Scorched Treachery and Soul of Flame are scheduled and the trailer is as well, look out for those posts! I’m so happy to see the huge response to this book! Congrats, Rebecca!
-BB

Facebook Book Events TODAY

For those of you who don’t know or don’t follow as many blogs and authors on their Facebook as me, there are giveaways, book exclusives, and reveals nearly everyday on Facebook in partnership with blogs and authors.

So today, I just thought I’d share with you the events that I have RSVP’d to and invite you to come along.

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Starting RIGHT NOW is the Celebrate NA Paranormal event hosted by Souls of Indie. Yesterday they had upwards of 12 giveaways with fun questions, guessing games, and information about upcoming releases. If you’d like to going here’s the link–>Celebrate NA Paranormal

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If you saw my review last night of Eyes of Ember you already know how much I love Rebecca Ethington and she is such an awesome, fun, kind person. Seriously. The nicest. Her event for the release of Soul of Flame (Imdalind, #4) is all day today. Here’s the link —>Soul of Flame Release Day Spectacular

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The banner says everything, except that the event starts at 2pm EST. Earlier this week, I participated in an ARC Review and Giveaway for this book. If you saw my review, I gave this book 4 stars. Today it is on sale, the release day sale so get it on the momentous day and participate in the Masked Ball because I know I’ll be there and if you ever wanted the opportunity to see what I’m like on Facebook, here it is. Link –>True Colors Masquerade Ball Book Launch Party

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Last but not least is Cambria Hebert’s Tricks party. This book was released today! I will be reviewing it next week in participation with a blog tour but the ARC was fantastic! Cambria always has wonderful love stories with pop up surprises and crazy adventures. It is not YA by any means but definitely worth a read. Here’s the link—>Tricks Release Party

Happy reading everyone! I’m halfway through Soul of Flame and I’m entranced. Can’t wait for you to get your hands on it!

-BB