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Crown of Feathers
Crown of Feathers | Nicki Pau Preto
An Ember in the Ashes meets Three Dark Crowns in this lush debut fantasy novel about a girl who disguises herself as a boy to join a secret group of warriors that ride phoenixes into battle. I had a sister, once In a world ruled by fierce warrior queens, a grand empire was built upon the backs of Phoenix Riderslegendary heroes who soared through the sky on wings of fireuntil a war between two sisters ripped it all apart. I promised her the throne would not come between us. Sixteen years later, Veronyka is a war orphan who dreams of becoming a Phoenix Rider from the stories of old. After a shocking betrayal from her controlling sister, Veronyka strikes out alone to find the Riderseven if that means disguising herself as a boy to join their ranks. But it is a fact of life that one must kill or be killed. Rule or be ruled. Just as Veronyka finally feels like she belongs, her sister turns up and reveals a tangled web of lies between them that will change everything. And meanwhile, the new empire has learned of the Riders return and intends to destroy them once and for all. Sometimes the title of queen is given. Sometimes it must be taken. Crown of Feathers is an epic fantasy about loves incredible power to saveor to destroy. Interspersed throughout is the story of Avalkyra Ashfire, the last Rider queen, who would rather see her empire burn than fall into her sisters hands.
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Lunarstar27
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Wow that was a great book

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Sweetkokoro
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Holy moly Batman that character reveal at the end! Omg I didn‘t even, that thought never even crossed my mind!!
The world, the characters the magic everything was so well written. The first half was a bit slow but then everything fell into place and I just became so wrapped up in the story. There is no insta love, bonds are slowing forming and that‘s great! Tristan is without a doubt my fav, but honestly everyone is so likable (expect Val lol)

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Bookscoffeeandmore
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Been reading this beauty at work this weekend. And honestly I‘m enjoying it way more than I had anticipated. Highly suggest!

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mulderkent
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Reading now... and quite enjoying it.

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MomsBookCollection
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This was a great read, loved every minute of it!

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Sharpeipup
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Starting my final book in this round of #lmpbc
@Pogue @InBooksILive @MeesesPieces #outdoorreading

Pogue @InBooksILive did you mail off the books? I am worried they got stolen. 6mo
annahenke Curious how this one is! 6mo
MeesesPieces I loved this book so much! I actually changed the spelling of my name! @InBooksILive Kelsee is everything ok? We haven‘t heard much from you so I‘m worried. 6mo
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MomsBookCollection
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Currently Reading this for my M & B Book Club over on Goodreads! 👌

#crownoffeathers #owlcrate #currentlyreading #bookclub

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rjsthumbelina
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Bailedbailed

I was almost halfway through this one, but the second senseless killing of an animal was enough. I turned it off and don't intend to finish it. A Booktuber, Hailey in Bookland, said that she was nervous about this one bc it was animage magic and she thought that might mean that animals could be killed, and boy was she right. The plot was not good enough to overcome that author choice

Jinster Sounds horrendous 😥 7mo
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MeesesPieces
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Started this beauty last night! I love the cover!! Isn‘t it beautiful? @InBooksILive @Pogue @Sharpeipup #LMPBC

InBooksILive I hope you love it as much as I did! 😁 7mo
MeesesPieces @InBooksILive I am already having a tough time putting it down! It‘s 1:45am here and I‘m literally forcing myself to go to sleep haha! 7mo
Bookevin Really looking forward to reading this! 7mo
Pogue I enjoyed this one a lot. 7mo
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kellyann28
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My book mail for today 😍 #bookmail
What a happy Monday 💕

TheBookKeepers Some great looking books in this pic 😍 7mo
kellyann28 @TheBookKeepers Gerry hates all the boxes I get between books from Facebook resell groups and Amazon 😂 7mo
TheBookKeepers Haha mr grumpy pants 😝 7mo
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Daria.Adrianna21
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Panpan

Despite my thoughts about the story, can we just appreciate this beautiful #Owlcrate alternate cover?! It's gorgeous with the dark purple background and the purple sprayed pages!

I really didn't get the hype around this book. So many people said they adored it, but I didn't see it. I was bored up until the last 50 pages and it took me around three weeks to finish all because I was bored.
#SpringintoReading

BethM Welcome! 7mo
DarcysMom Welcome to Litsy! 🤩 7mo
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CrowCAH Welcome to the Litsy family!!! 📚 7mo
ProfReader Welcome to Litsy!!! ❤️🧡💛💚💙 7mo
jpmcwisemorgan Welcome to Litsy! 7mo
Daria.Adrianna21 Thank you very much! @jpmcwisemorgan 7mo
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sneha02desai
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Happy Books Lovers Day 🌈🦄📚❤️💜💙💚💛

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sneha02desai
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Amazing I Now Wanna Own a Phoenix 🌈🦄📚💜❤️💙💚💛

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sneha02desai
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Awesome it made me wanna get a Phoenix 🌈🦄📚💜❤️💚💙📚

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sneha02desai
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Awesome it made me wanna get a Phoenix 🌈🦄📚💜❤️💚💙📚

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ReadBooks
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Reading this book makes me want to own a Phoenix 🌈🦄📚💜💙❤️💛💚

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DuckOfDoom
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The first YA I've enjoyed in quite a while. There are tropes, but the writing style of the author is better than the last ones I've tried. She actually takes time to tell a story and set up a scene.

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mdemanatee
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On the way to a friend‘s bday brunch one of the independents in the city had a free ARC table. They‘re now my fave.

wen4blu I'm really enjoying the audiobook of 8mo
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Booknerd222
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I NEED THE SECOND ONE

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Lindsbooklover93
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Hi everyone! I just finished this beautiful book. After finishing it I can't stop thinking about it. I read this book in less than a week. I'm not sure how I did with work. I definitely recommend it! It reminds me a little bit of a dragon book. #litsy #kindle #kindlefire #paperwhite #library #bookgeek

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Booknerd222
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Booknerd222
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This book is so so so good so far! I love listening along as I read!

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Booknerd222
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Love my #Owlcrate edition!!

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Marisol91
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So far so I‘m enjoying Crown of Feathers #crownoffeathers #owlcrate

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tjwill
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February 2019 #OwlCrate theme: Whimsical Beasts. I love the purple sprayed edges on this edition of Crown of Feathers, and the umbrella with magical creatures from Harry Potter! What a great box!

Carolyn11215 Looks amazing!! 9mo
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SassenachTheBookWizard
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So no one told me this is kind of a Mulan retelling--or at least uses the female dressing like male to enter army premise which I am always here for! I thoroughly dislike everything about Val but the ending made me believe I'm supposed to feel for her so...I don't know how the sequel is going to mess with that. The big battle was really well done and the slow burning romances were very well written. I love the animal human bonding so much too!

SquiBella This book caught my eye (mainly because of the beautiful and vibrant cover), but now that you‘ve noted it‘s like a Mulan retelling, I‘m super eager to get my hands on it! 😍 9mo
Branwen So pretty! 😍📚💕 9mo
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teebe
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In a mood where I want to read but I don‘t know what I want to read.... despite a lengthy TBR. So I‘m baking peanut butter cookies and trying this one but so far, it‘s not interesting me.

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SassenachTheBookWizard
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A YA fantasy released by a major publisher by A CANADIAN AUTHOR?! I was lucky enough to get the copy signed last month and I'm just vibing for this cover right now so giving it a go

Shibbyfruitfly That book came in my February OwlCrate box and it looks so good! I‘m a bit behind on my reading (as I spent this month trying to see as many Oscar nominees as possible) so let me know how it is! 9mo
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aprilpohren
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This month's #owlcrate goodies!!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Nice!!!i need to borrow the umbrella here in Mississippi 🌂 ☔️ (edited) 9mo
julesG The hat! 😍😍😍 9mo
Cailey_Mac I was so happy with this months! I‘ve already used the hat and I‘m sure the umbrella will get a workout here soon☔️ 9mo
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Caffeinated_Reader
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Book number 19 of my year. I‘m currently on page 39 and it‘s been a slow start. It‘s interesting but like I‘m not “dying to find out what happens”. I hope it picks up soon

WanderingBookaneer This was in Owlcrate this month, but it is not speaking to me at all. Also, 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 for the books you‘ve read. 9mo
Caffeinated_Reader @WanderingBookaneer I absolutely agree. So far I‘m just like “who cares...wait do I care?” Lol I‘m going to give it a few more chapters. I usually love the books in Owlcrate but so far I just can‘t get into it yet. 9mo
Caffeinated_Reader @WanderingBookaneer once I got to about 60 pages in I was really excited and interested in the characters and what was going on. To me it kind of reads like a fictional history book so I was not enjoying it but it does get better in my opinion. Just my mediocre thoughts ☺️ 9mo
Caffeinated_Reader Final thoughts.... I am so glad I didn‘t give up on this remarkable story. The first 45 pages were kinda meh but by page 50 I was sitting up straight and invested. That ending was insane! Exciting. Perfectly done. Definitely looking forward to the next book. 9mo
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MellieAntoinette
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“They hadn‘t gathered enough bones for both phoenixes.”

jenniferajanes Gorgeous! 10mo
TheReadingMermaid Very pretty 😍 10mo
MellieAntoinette @TheReadingMermaid @jenniferajanes So far, this book is excellent! 10mo
jenniferajanes @MellieAntoinette I‘m so glad it‘s a winner so far! Happy reading! 📚 10mo
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Tanzy13
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I had a sister, once…
I promised her the throne would not come between us.
But it is a fact of life that one must kill or be killed. Rule or be ruled.
Sometimes the title of queen is given. Sometimes it must be taken...

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TorieStorieS
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What am impressive #debut - I feel like I‘m usually a YA Fantasy tough critic, but this is high fantasy at its best! Detailed world building - realistic and dynamic characters and an action-packed plot app combine to make this an unputdownable read!! I genuinely loved it and cannot wait for the sequel!!!

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Lylah
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So the most fun part of professionally writing reviews is that they get quoted in official promotional material for the books!

DannyHattan Brilliant, how do you get into something like this? Presumably publish a load of reviews and create a following? 10mo
Lylah @DannyHattan presumably that‘s one way but I applied for a job for a magazine that does reviews and they seem to like me enough to pay me to keep doing it 10mo
DannyHattan @Lylah 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 10mo
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kate_reads
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Today I am thankful for: this #bookmail from yesterday 🙌🏽

Happy Turkey Day, all!

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Lylah
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An orange-ish color for fall. 🍁🍂

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Lylah
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This cat will hide from me for hours and then come over and hop into my lap. What a goof. 🐱

Joelene I have a fat cat named Suri (or Beans, if you ask my son lol) that looks exactly like that and refuses to let anyone read or play on a computer, phone, or tablet if she thinks it's taking attention away from her! 😄 She's my third black calico, they are my favorite! 💜 13mo
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