THE DYSASTERS by P.C. and Kristin Cast Blog Tour

THE DYSASTERS

By P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast

Wednesday Books

On Sale: February 26, 2019

Available in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio

ABOUT THE BOOK

P.C. and Kristin Cast, the #1 New York Times bestsellingauthors of the House of Night phenomenon, return to the scene withThe Dysasters—the first action-packed novel in a new paranormalfantasy series.

Adoptive daughter of a gifted scientist, Foster Stewart doesn’tlive a “normal” life, (not that she’d want to). But controllingcloud formations and seeing airwaves aren’t things most eighteenyear olds can do.

Small town star quarterback and quintessential dreamy boy next door,Tate “Nighthawk” Taylor has never thought much about his extraabilities. Sure, his night vision comes in handy during games, butwho wouldn’t want that extra edge?

From the moment Foster and Tate collide, their worlds spiral and adeadly tornado forces them to work together, fully awakening theirnot-so-natural ability – the power to control air.

As they each deal with the tragic loss of loved ones, they’recaught by another devastating blow – they are the first in a groupof teens genetically manipulated before birth to bond with theelements, and worse… they’re being hunted.

Now, Foster and Tate must fight to control their abilities as they learn of their past, how they came to be, who’s following them, and what tomorrow will bring… more DYSASTERS?

Jan’s Review

I not read a lot by these authors but the premise or this one intrigued me a super hero sci fi elemental based story. The book is told from multiple character point of views. We start off with Cora and foster and then we add in the other teens who are part of what will eventually be the super hero’s of this story. You got the perfect elements for this kind of story. Teens who have powers that are awakened on a certain birthday in this one it their 18th birthday. Powers that are centered around an element and then you have the crazy doctor who experimented on them and needs to be taken down. Their a lot of action that centers around the elemental powers. Their a bit of romance but it not over powering to the story. The diversity of characters spans everything from different ethnicity/race, transgendered etc. Not only was their a great story line to be lost in the addition of images/comic book style really makes the story unique. You don’t get a lot of books for older teens/adults that have outstanding illustrations included along with the story.

I think this is a going to be a fantastic unique series and i can not wait to continue with the story.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

#1 New York Times & #1 USA Today bestselling authorP.C. Cast was born in the Midwest, and, after her tour in the USAF,she taught high school for 15 years before retiring to write fulltime. PC is a member of the Oklahoma Writers Hall of Fame. Her novelshave been awarded the prestigious: Oklahoma Book Award, YALSA QuickPick for Reluctant Readers, Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award,Booksellers’ Best, and many, many more. Ms. Cast is an experiencedteacher and talented speaker who lives in Oregon near her fabulousdaughter, her adorable pack of dogs, her crazy Maine Coon, and abunch of horses.

Kristin Cast is a #1 New York Times and #1 USA Todaybestselling author who teams with her mother to write the wildlysuccessful House of Night series. She has editorial credits, athriving t-shirt line, and a passion for all things paranormal. Whenaway from her writing desk, Kristin loves going on adventures withher friends, family, and significant other, playing with her dogs(Grace Kelly and Hobbs the Tiny Dragon), and is currently obsessedwith her baby.

BUY LINKS

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Dealing in Dreams by Lilliam Rivera

At night, Las Mal Criadas own these streets.

Nalah leads the fiercest all-girl crew in Mega City. That role brings with it violent throw downs and access to the hottest bodega clubs, but the sixteen-year-old grows weary of life. Her dream is to get off the streets and make a home in the exclusive Mega Towers, in which only a chosen few get to live. To make it to the Mega towers, Nalah must prove her loyalty to the city’s benevolent founder and cross the border in a search for a mysterious gang the Ashé Ryders. Led by a reluctant guide, Nalah battles other crews and her own doubts, but the closer she gets to her goal, the more she loses sight of everything—and everyone— she cares about.

Nalah must do the unspeakable to get what she wants—a place to call home. But is a home just where you live? Or who you choose to protect?

I received this ARC as part of Miss Print’s ARC Adoption Program

Jan’s Review

This is the story of having a dream and what it takes to get them and at what cost are you willing to get this dream. The heart of this story is Mega City and the all-inclusive only for the best towers. The story centers around a matriarchal society led by all female gangs. Men are considered to be a secondary citizen who does all the grunt work in the city. At the age of seven young girls are sent to training camps to become soldiers in gangs that consist of 5 girl members. Their also the underlying issue of the addiction of drugs that is basically the money to get you what you want. The pills leave you in a dreamlike state so your more easily manipulated into believing this is the best there is.

Our main gang is run by Nalah who has a dream and that dream is to live in the towers. Where life is so much better than struggling on the streets of Mega-City. She is tasked with finding out about the Ashe Ryder’s who live in the next city over. That city is believed to be the dirty underbelly where those who have been shunned from Mega City go to live.

This story is dark at times, has a lot of action going on as Nalah battles with other gangs on her mission. She learns that what she always been taught, that what she knows about her family and even about her self is far from the truth. This is a dystopian, sci-fi story with heart and I highly recommend it.

Blog Tour Smoke and Summons by Charlie N. Holmberg

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Smoke and Summons 
(Numina Trilogy #1)
by 
Charlie N. Holmberg
Publisher: 47North
Release Date: February 
1st
 2019
Genre: Young Adult, Fiction, Fantasy


Synopsis:


A captivating world of monsters and magic from the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Paper Magician Series.


As a human vessel for an ancient spirit, Sandis lives no ordinary life. At the command of her master, she can be transformed against her will into his weapon—a raging monster summoned to do his bidding. Unlike other vessels, Sandis can host extremely powerful spirits, but hosting such creatures can be fatal. To stay alive, she must run. And in a city fueled by smoke and corruption, she finds a surprising ally.


A cunning thief for hire, Rone owns a rare device that grants him immortality for one minute every day—a unique advantage that will come in handy in Sandis’s fight for freedom. But Sandis’s master knows how powerful she is. He’s determined to get her back, and he has the manpower to find her, wherever she runs.


Now, to outwit her pursuers, Sandis must put all her trust in Rone and his immortal device. For her master has summoned more than mere men to hunt her down…


BOOK LINKS
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/39684488-smoke-and-summons
Amazon: https://amzn.to/2RQ6mpD
Bookdepository: https://www.bookdepository.com/Smoke-Summons-Charlie-N-Holmberg/9781503902435?ref=grid-view&qid=1548448766713&sr=1-1
B&N: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/smoke-and-summons-charlie-n-holmberg/1128772574?ean=9781503902435

Jan’s Review

I truly loved this author Paper Magician series. So i of course had to sign up for this tour hosting her new book Smoke and Summons. I started it and instantly was sucked in to this story of unexpected circumstances that pulls our two main characters Rone and Sandis into a high energy thrill ride. This book has narrow escapes, slow romance, cliff hanger chapters and mysterious magic. I don’t want to give the story away so i won’t tell you what happens but i can guarantee once you start this one you won’t want to put it down tell the last page.




Born in Salt Lake City, Charlie N. Holmberg was raised a Trekkie alongside three sisters who also have boy names. She is a proud BYU 
alumna
, plays the ukulele, owns too many pairs of glasses, and finally adopted a dog. Her fantasy Paper Magician series, which includes The Paper Magician, The Glass Magician, and The Master Magician, has been optioned by the Walt Disney Company. Her stand-alone novel, Followed by Frost, was nominated for a 2016 RITA Award for Best Young Adult Romance, and her novel The Fifth Doll won the 2018 Whitney for Speculative Fiction. She is a board member for Deep Magic Ezine and currently lives with her family in Utah. Visit her at 
www.charlienholmberg.com.




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Cover Reveal The Gimmal Ring by Karen Koski

She wants the ring and she wants it bad!
Book Details:
Title: The Gimmal Ring
Author: Karen Koski
Page Count: 124
Genres: Urban Fantasy, Adventure, Middle Grade
Publisher: Mirror World Books
About The Gimmal Ring:
Gwendolyn Gimmal desperately wants an invitation to the mysterious Gimmal Gala where her family’s coveted ring is bestowed upon new inductees. It’s not that she particularly likes bling, but because she knows it will unlock exciting secrets and reveal what she believes will be her true life’s path. Her younger brother, Gage, also wants to attend the party, but mostly for the food.
After finding her way into the hidden gala, Gwen learns that The Gimmal Ring is not only a piece of jewellery, but also a secret society of people. Things go awry when their parents are kidnapped from the Gala and held for ransom. Gwen and her brother must solve the clues and find the hidden formula the kidnappers have demanded by midnight, or they will never see their family members again. 
Their newly discovered enhanced abilities, while fun, are not completely reliable. Cracking newspaper codes, deciphering invisible maps, and playing a high stakes game of Enigma Machine Twister, are just some of the challenges they must overcome if they are to succeed in time. The adventure starts when they flush themselves in The Tele-Potti, a teleporting commode, and it all goes down the drain from there.
Meet the Author:
Karen Koski writes stories set in magical Windsor and Essex County, Ontario where she was born and raised. Karen’s love of a good mystery inspired her to become a licensed Private Investigator. She is intrigued by anything that is not what it appears to be.
Karen resides in Windsor, Ontario with her husband, two daughters and a Moose.

Scales (Spirits of Chaos, #1) by Nicole Conway

When New York City faces the threat of an ancient evil, a teenage boy must use a magical bracelet to transform into a monster-slaying dragon superhero.

Koji Owens is the new kid … again. As the only son of an Air Force F-16 pilot, he’s learned to adapt and survive every time they move. It’s not easy starting over with new friends and schools every two years, but when the Owens family makes their final move to New York, Koji finally has hope for a normal high school life—that is, until he finds a strange bracelet in his locker.

Transformed into a storm-summoning dragon warrior, Koji finds himself caught up in a world of ancient powers, secret identities, and colossal monsters threatening to destroy his new home. But these awesome powers come with strings attached, and revealing his true identity could mean losing everything he loves. With his family and friends now in mortal danger and New York City in flames, Koji must find the courage to become the hero they need and face down an enemy hiding in plain sight.

A comic-obsessed teenage misfit embraces his inner hero in this action-packed adventure that will leave you ready to get your scales on.

Jan’s Review

I have read very few superhero books, to be honest, i read the ones that just recently came out that were done by major ya authors in the last few years. So my knowledge of this genre is limited to what been shown in movies. I do know this author though and she is very talented in the realm of dragons so when she told me she was mixing superheroes and dragons I was all for it.

I was not disappointed Scales is everything you want in a superhero story that you did not know you needed. You got a goofy nerd guy who is amazing and strong as a dragon, you got stuck up snobby rich girls who have evil parents, and then you got a mystery around magical totems. All of this while our characters are trying to save New York City from being destroyed without revealing their true selves.

Of course, a superhero can never keep their identity to themselves they got to have sidekicks to help them along the way. Their no shortage of that nor does our author reveal all of the superhero’s true identities in this first book. We are left with guessing but maybe being entirely in the loop as we come to the end of the first book.

I really liked the pacing of the story there was lots of action to be devoured, and plenty of character development so that you really felt you know these characters. I like that they are unique and not your typical white protagonist. This story also works out very well cause the author lives this story and can draw from her personal life to really make this story come to life.

I am eager to read the next one and see what else our goofy Koji can get up to in the rest of the Spirit of Chaos series. Time to get your scales on and pick this one up.

The Demon King (Seven Realms #1) by Cinda Williams Chima


Times are hard in the mountain city of Fellsmarch. Reformed thief Han Alister will do almost anything to eke out a living for his family. The only thing of value he has is something he can’t sell—the thick silver cuffs he’s worn since birth. They’re clearly magicked—as he grows, they grow, and he’s never been able to get them off.

One day, Han and his clan friend, Dancer, confront three young wizards setting fire to the sacred mountain of Hanalea. Han takes an amulet from Micah Bayar, son of the High Wizard, to keep him from using it against them. Soon Han learns that the amulet has an evil history—it once belonged to the Demon King, the wizard who nearly destroyed the world a millennium ago. With a magical piece that powerful at stake, Han knows that the Bayars will stop at nothing to get it back.

Meanwhile, Raisa ana‘Marianna, princess heir of the Fells, has her own battles to fight. She’s just returned to court after three years of freedom in the mountains—riding, hunting, and working the famous clan markets. Raisa wants to be more than an ornament in a glittering cage. She aspires to be like Hanalea—the legendary warrior queen who killed the Demon King and saved the world. But her mother has other plans for her…

The Seven Realms tremble when the lives of Hans and Raisa collide, fanning the flames of the smoldering war between clans and wizards. 

Jan’s Review

This is a great set up to a series. I really enjoyed how Han and Raisa stories entwined together. I thought the addition of street gangs was unique to the story. I read this after i read the majority of the books in the Shattered Realm series as those are based in the same world. I felt like i was welcoming new characters and that i was able to really enjoy it as another part of that world.

The unique concept of wizard power being connected through the queens of the kingdom really made this story unique. I also think the twist at the end really surprised me, ya think i would of figured it out but i did not. Their are lots of little twists and turns and this book one is very much a set up for the series. It takes a long time to get to the meat at the end of the story but it really works out well for this book. I am throughly ready to pick up book two and continue on this adventure.

Ruin of Stars (Masked of Shadows 2) by Linsey Millar

As Opal, Sal finally has the power, prestige, and, most importantly, the ability to hunt the lords who killed their family. But Sal has to figure out who the culprits are before putting them down-which means trying to ignore the fact that Elise is being kept a virtual prisoner and that the queen may have ulterior motives. And the tales coming out of north are baffling. Talk of dark spirits, missing children, and magic abound. As Sal heads north toward their ruined homeland and the lords who destroyed everything, they learn secrets and truths that can’t be ignore.

Jan’s Review

This is the sequel to Mask of Shadows and picks up right where the first book ends so it be good idea to read them together in one go. I think the addition of gender fluidity in this book as well as the PTSD were well represented. The main focus of the story is on Sal and the need to get revenge and if that made them a bad person. Sal PTSD is running high through out the story.

Book two focuses a lot more on diversity representation and their a lot more magic and time with various characters then we saw in the first book. The balance of action and romance was well done and i did not feel like it was lacking in world building. The time line i felt could of been more strong. In all this was a like-able duloag.