Friday, March 4, 2016

Blog Tour: ARC Review + Giveaway: Burning Glass by Kathryn Purdie


Welcome to my stop in the BURNING GLASS by Kathryn Purdie Blog Tour hosted by Rock Star Book Tours. Today on my stop we have my Review of BURNING GLASS + an awesome Tour-Wide Giveaway.


BURNING GLASS
Kathryn Purdie
(Burning Glass #1)

Published: March 1, 2016
Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy

Sonya was born with the rare gift to feel what those around her feel—both physically and emotionally—a gift she’s kept hidden from the empire for seventeen long years. After a reckless mistake wipes out all the other girls with similar abilities, Sonya is hauled off to the palace and forced to serve the emperor as his sovereign Auraseer.

Tasked with sensing the intentions of would-be assassins, Sonya is under constant pressure to protect the emperor. One mistake, one small failure, will cost her own life and the lives of the few people left in the world who still trust her.

But Sonya’s power is untamed and reckless, her feelings easily usurped, and she sometimes can’t decipher when other people’s impulses end and her own begin. In a palace full of warring emotions and looming darkness, Sonya fears that the biggest danger to the empire may be herself.

As she struggles to wrangle her abilities, Sonya seeks refuge in her tenuous alliances with the volatile Emperor Valko and his idealistic younger brother, Anton, the crown prince. But when threats of revolution pit the two brothers against each other, Sonya must choose which brother to trust—and which to betray.

BURNING GLASS is debut author Kathryn Purdie’s stunning tale of dangerous magic, heart-rending romance, and the hard-won courage it takes to let go.


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MINI REVIEW:

5 BEAUTIFUL, BURNING STARS...

BURNING GLASS was such a powerful read that I LOVED to pieces!! It quickly stole my breath away with it's different tone and forceful characteristics. It was such an unfamiliar kinda a read for me, that I enjoyed it for that aspect alone. But then you add in all the other great traits, and you have yourself an UNPUTDOWNABLE book that you won't want to miss a single breathtaking moment of!

Their were so many reason of why I loved this book, but we'd be here all day if I tried and list them all. But know this: If your expecting a fast-paced, action-packed book, with a blood-thirsty rebellion, and tons of vivid, graphic killings, with a sword-wielding main character, then you will be sadly disappointed.


BUT.....

If your looking for something so utterly and hopelessly unique, that it touches the depths of your soul, and still has more to give, with a pounding rage of pain, suffering, and hopelessness, intertwined with a fierce determination, and force of emotions and feelings like you have never seen, and a heart-breakingly beautiful slow burning romance, that barley touches the ache my heart desires. And of course with a brilliant, but definitely flawed main character, with an untrained power that has never been seen before, and a determined rebellion, with two royal brothers-one with a power for greed and lust, the other for equality and compassion, and an onslaught of emotions that I never even thought possible. If all that doesn't intrigue you, then you definitively should look else where!

But I tell you this: BURNING GLASS is a 2016 read that you won't want to miss!!!


NOTE:
I received a physical ARC from Harper Teen for reviewing purposes! All opinions expressed are my own and are not influenced in any way!



ABOUT KATHRYN:

 Kathryn’s love of storytelling began as a young girl when her dad told her about someone named Boo Radley while they listened to the film score of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. In high school and college, Kathryn focused on acting, poetry, guitar, and extensive journal writing. Years later, when she was in recovery from donating a kidney to her brother, inspiration for her first novel struck. She’s been writing darkly fantastical stories ever since. Her debut novel, BURNING GLASS, releases winter 2016 from HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Books.

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GIVEAWAY: 

10 winners will receive a finished copy of BURNING GLASS, US Only.

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WEEK ONE:

2/22/2016- Brittany's Book Rambles- Interview
2/23/2016- 
Ex Libris- Review
2/24/2016- 
Two Chicks on Books- Guest Post
2/25/2016- 
A Perfection Called Books- Review
2/26/2016- 
The YA Book Traveler- Interview

WEEK TWO:

2/29/2016- 
Jessabella Reads- Review
3/1/2016- 
Once Upon a Twilight- Guest Post
3/2/2016- 
Seeing Double In Neverland- Review
3/3/2016- 
The Young Folks- Interview
3/4/2016- 
Addicted Readers- Review



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8 comments:

  1. I sounds like such an interesting and intriguing storyline! I want to read it!

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  2. I have heard a lot of good things about this book and your review makes it sound even more interesting to me. I will be adding it to my tbr shelf on Goodreads. :)

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  3. Really great review! Sounds like a fantastic book, thanks for sharing :)

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  4. I really liked the book yet I am not so sure how the author will be able to pull it into a trilogy! Great review!

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  5. I love the cover of this book, and the synopsis sounds really good. You review makes me want to read it even more! Great review!

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  6. This booksounds so awesome I love your review and deff makes me want to pick this up and read it and that cover is beautiful ty for posting!

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  7. This booksounds so awesome I love your review and deff makes me want to pick this up and read it and that cover is beautiful ty for posting!

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