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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

WANDERING STAR by Romina Russell / Blog Tour: Spotlight & Giveaway #ZodiacBooks

Welcome to the next stop in the ZODIAC BOOKS REREADATHON to celebrate the upcoming release of Romina Russell's Thirteen Rising. Today's post features a spotlight for the second book in the Zodiac series as well as a giveaway! Don't forget to follow the rest of the blog tour, and enter to win the giveaway at the end of this post. 


By: Romina Russell
Published by: Razorbill
Released on: December 8th, 2015
Series: Zodiac Series #2
Purchase from: Amazon | B&N
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A breathtaking sci-fi space saga inspired by astrology that will stun fans of the Illuminae Files and Starbound series.

Orphaned, disgraced, and stripped of her title, Rho is ready to live life quietly, as an aid worker in the Cancrian refugee camp on House Capricorn.

But news has spread that the Marad–an unbalanced terrorist group determined to overturn harmony in the Galaxy–could strike any House at any moment.

Then, unwelcome nightmare that he is, Ochus appears to Rho, bearing a cryptic message that leaves her with no choice but to fight.

Now Rho must embark on a high-stakes journey through an all-new set of Houses, where she discovers that there’s much more to her Galaxy–and to herself–than she could have ever imagined.

Romina Russell is a Los Angeles based author who originally hails from Buenos Aires, Argentina. As a teen, Romina landed her first writing gig—College She Wrote, a weekly Sunday column for the Miami Herald that was later picked up for national syndication—and she hasn’t stopped writing since. When she’s not working on the ZODIAC series, Romina can be found producing movie trailers, taking photographs, or daydreaming about buying a new drum set. She is a Virgo to the core.


Enter for a chance to win either one (1) grand prize set of Romina Russell’s Zodiac Series in paperback, including Zodiac, Wandering Star, and Black Moon (32.97) or to be one (1) of five (5) second place winners to receive a copy of Zodiac by Romina Russell (ARV: $10.99 each).

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter between 12:00 AM Eastern Time on July 17th, 2017 and 12:00 AM on August 8, 2017.  Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia who are 13 and older. Winners will be selected at random on or about August 16, 2017. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
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Week One:
July 17 – Bookiemoji – Book Photography
July 18 – The Book Talk – Book Photography
July 19 – The Eater of Books! – Wandering Star Mood Board
July 20 – Picture Books to YA – Review & Cookie Decorating
July 21 – The Book Nut – Galaxy Playlist

Week Two:
July 24 – In Wonderland
July 25 – The Hardcover Lover
July 28 – Rachel's Book Reviews – Live Tweet Reading of Wandering Star

Week Three:
July 31 – The Wednesday Blog
August 1 – YA and Wine – Review & Mood Board
August 2 – The Hermit Librarian – Wandering Star Playlist
August 2 – MundieMoms – Spotlight 
August 3 – Pen and Parchment – YA Characters & Their Zodiac Sign
August 3 – The Biblio Life – Spotlight 
August 4 – Four Violet

Twitter Chat: August 6th @ 8PM EST Hosted by @buttermybooks @ ButterMyBooks

REIGN THE EARTH by A.C. Gaughen / Waiting on Wednesday #ReignTheEarth

By: A.C. Gaughen
Published by: Bloomsbury
To Be Released on: January 30th, 2018
Series: The Elementae #1
Pre-Order from: BloomsburyAmazon | B&N
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Shalia is a proud daughter of the desert, but after years of devastating war with the adjoining kingdom, her people are desperate for peace. Willing to trade her freedom to ensure the safety of her family, Shalia becomes Queen of the Bonelands.

But she soon learns that her husband, Calix, is motivated only by his desire to exterminate the Elementae—mystical people who can control earth, wind, air, and fire. Even more unsettling are Shalia’s feelings for her husband’s brother, which unleash a power over the earth she never knew she possessed—a power that could get her killed. As rumors of a rebellion against Calix spread, Shalia must choose between the last chance for peace and her own future as an Elementae.

This intense, richly drawn high-fantasy by the author of Scarlet will hold readers spellbound.

I'm a huge fan of Gaughen's books, and I'm so thrilled she has a new book coming out next year. I love a well written elemental book, which I've heard this one is. I can not wait to read this one! What book are you looking forward to getting your hands on?