Draekora By Lynette Noni- ARC Review!!!!

 

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General Information

  • Pages: Unknown
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • Series: The Medoran Chronicles
  • Author: Lynette Noni
  • Publisher: Pantera Press
  • Source: Giveaway
  • ISBN: Unknown.
  • Date Published: 1st April 2017
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rating: Four stars- 87%
  • Quote From Reviewer: Everything I expected- and more! Draekora made me cry, laugh and gasp at all the right moments, keeping me on the edge of my seat until the incredible, breath-taking finale.

Hello, Immortals! It’s Ally here today with another review! Before I get started, though, I would personally like to thank the wonderful team at Pantera Press for allowing me to read an advanced copy of this amazing book! Not to mention Lynette Noni (The author of Akarnae, Raelia and Draekora) herself, who is the nicest person when it comes to crazed fan comments! I’m so excited to meet her and all the other book bloggers at the launch for Draekora, which will be held on the 1st of April! Details can be found here:

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Hope to see you guys there!

So, with all that excitement aside, let’s get to reviewing! Ah, who am I kidding? The review will probably be just as exciting, or just as illegible… sorry!

*Please note:

All thoughts, feels and opinions are my own.

*Please note #2:

Mild Spoilers Ahead for books 1 and 2! I tried my very best to keep this as spoiler-free as possible, but in some cases, it just wasn’t possible.

My Thoughts:

The Medoran Chronicles. Full of wonder, action, love and betrayal. So, you would expect the third book to be good. But it wasn’t. It was better! (I got you there, didn’t I!) Draekora blew me away. Whilst Akarnae was a magical, unique tale, Draekora was so, so much more. In fact, the only reason I wasn’t able to give it five stars was purely based on the fact that I would’ve liked more of all the characters and just more in general! Dragons? Tick. Sass? Tick. Humour? Tick. Magic Carpets? Technically the Valispath counts… so tick! I laughed, I cried (Mascara. Everywhere.) and I gasped. All of my notes I took were scrawled because I was so desperate to finish. It was so great to read a good book again- especially after the disaster that was ‘the Edge of Everything’ (negative and frustrated review to follow). I actually found a few pictures of me whilst reading….

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I know what you’re thinking- “Hey Ally, when did you cut your hair? It looks fabulous!” Why thank you. Or possibly “Those glasses really suit you!” You are too kind!

Well, it was either that or gross happy tears for the characters, but you get the idea. What I loved the most about this book, however, was the world building. We get to see some much more of Medora and the backstory behind (blank) and the potential reason why he has so much hatred for (blank). We get to see so much character development between all of the characters, but there was still no Kaiden! I myself am a massive shipper of the ship that is… shippable (these spoilers are really making me sweat) and to say that I was disappointed that he didn’t appear at all in this book is an understatement. Don’t get me wrong, he is certainly mentioned, and we have so many new characters introduced that It was hard to feel any negative feelings at all, but I would love to see more of him in book four. No scrap that, I have to see more of him in book four!

In conclusion, Draekora is… incredible. I was so close to giving It five stars if only I had been able to see more of my favourite characters. Not to mention the Dragons! Overall, I would rate this book four stars with an 87% and would highly recommend! If you haven’t read the series, I would definitely encourage you to! Draekora By Lynette Noni comes out on April 1st!

Here is my review of the first book in the series!

Akarnae- Medoran Chronicles One

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What do you want to read on TIR?

Hellooooo…

In a minor bout of self-consciousness, we created a survey to find out what you want to read on our blog. I think this is really important because there is no point of having a blog if no one reads it and because if you want to read something, we won’t waste time blogging something that you won’t read.

So what we write is up to you. Please answer honestly, and we will try to cater to allow you to read what you would like to read.

What would you like to read on TIR?

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SHERLOCK!!!!! (Cue Melia rolling her eyes because she hasn’t seen Sherlock and has had to deal with Laurena and Ally’s fangirling for far too long because hey! it has been happening for ages.)

~The Immortal Readers

Book Review: The Thousandth Floor

It’s Melia here with a book review. Sorry about the lack of posting recently. We will try and stay on top of our blogging schedule from now on! (Probably won’t last long 😬)

General Information:

Pages: 448

Genre: Futuristic, sci-fi

Series: The Thousandth Floor

Author: Katharine McGee

Publisher: Harper Collins

Source: Bought

ISBN: 9780008179977

Release Date: August 30th 2016

Book Format: Paperback

Rating: 5/5

Synopsis (from Goodreads): NEW YORK CITY AS YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE.

A thousand-story tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future where anything is possible—if you want it enough.

WELCOME TO MANHATTAN, 2118.

A hundred years in the future, New York is a city of innovation and dreams. Everyone there wants something…and everyone has something to lose.

LEDA COLE’s flawless exterior belies a secret addiction—to a drug she never should have tried and a boy she never should have touched.

ERIS DODD-RADSON’s beautiful, carefree life falls to pieces when a heartbreaking betrayal tears her family apart.

RYLIN MYERS’s job on one of the highest floors sweeps her into a world—and a romance—she never imagined…but will this new life cost Rylin her old one?

WATT BAKRADI is a tech genius with a secret: he knows everything about everyone. But when he’s hired to spy for an upper-floor girl, he finds himself caught up in a complicated web of lies.

And living above everyone else on the thousandth floor is AVERY FULLER, the girl genetically designed to be perfect. The girl who seems to have it all—yet is tormented by the one thing she can never have.

Amid breathtaking advancement and high-tech luxury, five teenagers struggle to find their place at the top of the world. But when you’re this high up, there’s nowhere to go but down….

My thoughts:

This book was so fantastic. Whatever random words I am typing barely begin to describe how much I loved this book. The Thousandth Floor is definitely one of my favourites of 2016. It was so unique and just *sighs*.

adored the set up of the tower and all of the different technology that must have been thoroughly planned out. Even though this book is set 101 years in the future, it seemed so realistic.The characters were really well thought out and had personalities that I hadn’t seen in too many characters from other books.

The synopsis had me hooked from when I first read it. I couldn’t not go out and buy it. The cover is gorgeous too and, let’s be honest, we all judge books by their covers sometimes.

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Just look at it! Perfection…

Yeah, there was a bit of drama here and there but it was made up for by the amazing world building and characters so that didn’t affect the rating very much at all.

Overall, I loved this book so much and can’t wait for the next book in the series. (The title was recently released on EpicReads!!).