Book Exclusives, Excerpt

Excerpt + Giveaway: Aries 181 by Tiana Warner

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Hey bookwyrms, I’m super happy to be taking part in the Book Blitz for one of my favourite authors Tiana Warner. If you’ve yet to hear of her… where have you been? Or maybe you just don’t recognise her without the mermaids?

Tiana is the author of the Mermaids of Eriana Kwai series that I love so much as I’ve jumped in two feet deep and doing what I can to help promote her newest book – Aries 181.

I was also lucky enough to receive an early copy for review which I got to read and enjoy whilst I was off with a broken wrist! My review will be posted later this week but for now, lets get you interested some more with an excerpt and giveaway.

Lastly, if you are a member of Books and Tea we are also working with Tiana for another giveaway and doing a read-along of this book next month too.

Aries 181 by Tiana Warner
Genre: Scienece Fiction | Adult | LGBT
Length: 419 pages
Published on 26th March 2019 by Rogue Cannon Publishing
Purchase*: Amazon
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Tiana Warner: Website | Twitter | Goodreads

Synopsis: A crime spree to steal aerospace technology. An intern with the brains to stop it.

When Jess uncovers evidence that her boss is stealing technology to build his company, her coveted internship at Aries turns from dream job to catastrophe. Worse, her boss cons another young woman into becoming his accomplice, and the duoโ€™s chemically enhanced skills and weapons help them become the most infamous supercriminals to sweep the tech world. Before they pilfer every aerospace lab in North America, Jess must use her ingenuity to stop themโ€”risking her career, her relationships, and maybe even her life.

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Book Reviews, Graphic Novel, Received for Review

Super Hero Themed Books for You

Fearless and Fantastic! by Sam Maggs
Genre: Non Fiction | Middle Grade | Graphic Novel
Length: 128 pages
Published on 18th December 2018 by DK Publishing
Purchase*: Amazon | Wordery
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Sam Maggs: Website | Twitter | Goodreads
Received for free from the publisher whilst sponsoring an event in exchange for an honest review

Synopsis: More than 50 incredible female Super Heroes from the Marvel Comics universe inspire girls and women of all ages to be powerful, passionate, and persistent.

From Captain Marvel and Wasp to Storm and Shuri, this beautiful book profiles dozens of aspirational female comic-book characters, all of whom use their intelligence, strength, kindness, and courage to help others and save the world. Fierce fan-favorites such as Gamora, Squirrel Girl, and Black Widow feature alongside lesser known faces from all corners of the Marvel comic-book universe. Young girls will discover modern, diverse heroes they can relate to and look up to, including America Chavez and Kamala Khan. Featuring a foreword by Marvel Comics writer Kelly Thompson, DK’s Fearless and Fantastic! is the ultimate tribute to Marvel’s most powerful women and girls, and a treasured gift for comic fans.

Illustrated with stunning comic-book artwork, and featuring inspiring quotations, each short biography is carefully curated to focus on the character’s key abilities and achievements. With four chapters based on personal qualities– Determined, Daring, Compassionate, and Curious–this book for girls and women of all ages will create new fans of comics, as well as inspiring comic-book creators of the future.

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Challenges, Guest Post

A Season of Sequels | Kimi from A Tale of Two Booksellers

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A Season of Sequels | Kimi from A Tale of Two Booksellers
Hello Bookwyrms ๐Ÿ’–

I’m super excited to have my favourite bookseller and friend on the blog today to talk about her plan Sprin plans to tackle her TBR. I really enjoyed this post she’s written, and the amazing photographs she took to accompany it, so make sure you check out her social media at the bottom of this post to show her some love.
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Guest Post

Allie’s Insta-Buy List

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This is my comprehensive list of authors I stan and purchase no matter what. It’s longer than I thought, to be honest. The more I listed, the more I remembered I love.

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Book Reviews, Received for Review

Review: The Migration by Helen Marshall – #Gifted

The Migration by Helen Marshall
Genre: Horror | Science Fiction
Length: 288 pages
Published on 5th March 2019 by Titan Books
Purchase*: Amazon | Wordery
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Helen Marshall: Website | Twitter | Goodreads
Received for free from publishers in exchange for an honest review

Synopsis: Creepy and atmospheric, evocative of Stephen King’s classic Pet Sematary , The Migration is a story of sisterhood, transformation, and the limitations of love, from a thrilling new voice in Canadian fiction.

When I was younger I didn’t know a thing about death. I thought it meant stillness, a body gone limp. A marionette with its strings cut. Death was like a long vacation–a going away.

Storms and flooding are worsening around the world, and a mysterious immune disorder has begun to afflict the young. Sophie Perella is about to begin her senior year of high school in Toronto when her little sister, Kira, is diagnosed. Their parents’ marriage falters under the strain, and Sophie’s mother takes the girls to Oxford, England, to live with their Aunt Irene. An Oxford University professor and historical epidemiologist obsessed with relics of the Black Death, Irene works with a centre that specializes in treating people with the illness. She is a friend to Sophie, and offers a window into a strange and ancient history of human plague and recovery. Sophie just wants to understand what’s happening now; but as mortality rates climb, and reports emerge of bodily tremors in the deceased, it becomes clear there is nothing normal about this condition–and that the dead aren’t staying dead. When Kira succumbs, Sophie faces an unimaginable choice: let go of the sister she knows, or take action to embrace something terrifying and new.

Tender and chilling, unsettling and hopeful, The Migration is a story of a young woman’s dawning awareness of mortality and the power of the human heart to thrive in cataclysmic circumstances.

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