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Beyond a Darkened Shore
Beyond a Darkened Shore | Jessica Leake
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HeathersReadingHideaway
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[#BookReview] Beyond a Darkened Shore by Jessica Leake! I picked this one up because the synopsis sounded so interesting and I‘m so happy I did! I haven‘t read a lot of fantasy standalones but this one was executed so incredibly well! It‘s definitely one to buy for my collection.
🍁🍁🍁🍁.5/5

https://heathersreadinghideaway.blogspot.com/2019/10/book-review-beyond-darkened...

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AmyTheBookdragon
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I ordered this beauty, and I got a signed edition without knowing ! 😍
Hoping this book lives up to my expectations 🤩

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Gryffleclaw95
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Mehso-so

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I have to say that I‘m disappointed with this one. The premise seemed really promising, but a combination of the author‘s annoying writing style and the way the story was told turned this one into a “meh” read. The fact that Ciara‘s and Lief‘s relationship had a heavy emphasis on lust instead of love bothered me and was kind of weird. Also, the battle scenes, even if they were key parts of the book, were short and lasted a few pages.

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Endowarrior21
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Going to probably finish this today seeing I have jury duty.

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Endowarrior21
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About to Re-read this so I can read the second one I won from Goodreads.

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DuckOfDoom
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Well, 50% in and this book has told me that a girl is to blame if men make the attempt to rape her, and that even a tough warrior girl needs to be saved from rape by a tougher, good-looking, noble saviour.
WHAT THE FUCK?!

LibrarianRyan Ughhhhhh 8mo
laurenbescoby I have this sat on my shelf from a Fairyloot box. Burgh. I question them picking this book for a box with that sort of message for the young women purchasing it! 8mo
julesG Gah! Still have this from FairyLoot as well. I had high hopes, given the blurb on the back. 😔 @laurenbescoby 8mo
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DuckOfDoom @laurenbescoby @julesG it was only one scene that really threw my off, because it was so bad. But even one case of victim blaming is too much, in my opinion. I am finished now and the whole story was bland and the usual mix of YA tropes :/ 8mo
laurenbescoby @DuckOfDoom that's why I cancelled my fairyloot sub. After 3 books I was bored. So many repeated tropes 😣 8mo
DuckOfDoom @laurenbescoby I like YA books between bigger fantasy titles, but it's been a long time since I read one that does something interesting. Fairyloot seems to have gotten worse with their picks, too 😣 8mo
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Elisa
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Since The Boneless Mercies was such a let-down, I am deeply unsatisfied and find myself craving more Norse-inspired historical fantasy.
So I scoured my TBR shelves and remembered this beauty! Starting now.

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Finished another amazing book filled with adventures, legends, action and romance!
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.🌟🌟🌟 🌟⭐.Check out my GoodReads if you wanna see the review.
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buzzylovesbooks
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“In all the world, there are only two strong enough. One born for it, the other through great sacrifice.”
― Jessica Leake, Beyond a Darkened Shore

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GivenLemons
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I loved this! The author managed to tie together Celtic and Norse mythology in a world of emerging Christianity. There might have been a kind of wish fulfilment for me in Ciara, because reading her arc made me feel fantastic! #fantasy #YA #mythology

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Brianna.Barrett8914
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Some of my favorite books featuring girls that kick butt

DebinHawaii Welcome to Litsy! 🎉📚👍Hope you enjoy it here! And be sure to check out @LitsyWelcomeWagon to get more connected. 1y
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thors.thunder
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I picked up this book having been told it was good, but what I read blew me away! Ciara was a complex heroine who drew me in and I loved this book from the first to the last page! This gets a full Five Stars from me for weaving a dynamic take on both Celtic and Viking culture and mythology!

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Gissy
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Book chosen in my June book club.I really enjoyed this YA book.It's about battles to conquer reigns but story is developed within North & Celtic mythology where you will see brutal gory battles, undead army, visions, mysticism and sorry there is also romance with a touch of cliché even in the ending??‍♀️But I love Marvels & DC heroes where you can see all of these & I'm still enjoy movies & comics.There were elements that reminded me GOT. 3.5⭐️

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DeborahSmall
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Up next ❤️📚

Literary_Siren I NEEEEEED that bookmark!! 🖤🖤 1y
Librarygirl88 Loved this book! 1y
Birdsong28 @Literary_Siren It's from a Australian site called Ink and Wonder but they deliver worldwide as I'm getting a Pocahontas one and I'm in the UK. 📚📖 1y
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Literary_Siren I know. 😊 I love them! I‘ve got 4 but not that one! 1y
TrishB Looks interesting 👍🏻 1y
ScorpioBookDreams @Literary_Siren it was a Fairyloot exclusive I think. 1y
Literary_Siren Dang it! 1y
LeahBergen Love the bookmark! 😘 1y
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monogamist_reader
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I loved the mix of Norse and Celtic mythology of this story! 😍💙💛 ~ Beyond a Darkened Shore featured in April #Fairyloot box. Can I also say, I found refreshing to read a stand-alone as I am struggling to keep up with all the incredible YA series out there. 📚😉

3/5 🌟

#bookworm #ireadya #fantasy #booklover #bookcover

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kimlovesbooks
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Hello again Litsy and Littens!

I haven't posted on here for a month (WTF has happened)

So my 1st post post back is showing you this Viking/Celtic mythology, adventure, awesomeness! (Loving it so far.)

Linsy Welcome back! 2y
jfalkens Welcome back 😊 2y
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monogamist_reader
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Enjoying the sunshine during this long weekend in UK with a good story. Wishing everyone a good start of the week!!

#bookworm #sunshine #reading #book #amreading

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My first Fairy Loot. This also had a Narnia thermal cup which was so cool. I'm quite impressed as lots in it. The book sounds good too.

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Aeryn25
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I loved every action packed minute of this book! Characters are well written and very appealing. Many unexpected twists and turns. I highly recommend it!

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morrighanrose
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I am so excited to start this book!! Irish and Norse mythology combine to make an original world full of mythological monsters! I'm in!

RaimeyGallant Love your pictures! @LitsyWelcomeWagon 2y
bnp Haven't heard if this one yet 2y
Jess7 Wow your #bookphotography is on point! 😍 2y
Gissy Nice photo! 👌😍 1y
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kamoorephoto
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I had some really great #bookmail this week but especially today when I got 6 packages all at once, which were ARC trades. They made my day because last night was a crummy one, and I have a blinding headache today. I‘m excited about these!

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This was a fun, super quick read—a YA fantasy based on Norse mythology. It‘s exactly what you expect from a YA about warring tribes, nothing groundbreaking, but I still enjoyed it.

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The combination of Celtic and Norse mythology with strong warriors and a sweet romance made for a lovely story. For hardened warriors they were a bit sappy but I really liked the romance between them. Had some great battle scenes, not to mention great characters such as immortals, Valkyries, a murder of crows, ravens, and a villain you will love to hate. …See the full review at www.thegenreminx.com #bookreviewer #TheGenreMinxBookReviews

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LibrarianRyan
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The raven/black bird thing has been done a lot this season. Here's another.

April 10

#coverlove #YAedition

JazzFeathers Really nice, though 😊 2y
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