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GIVEAWAY: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon

Hello book lovers, would you like to win a new edition of ‘The Bone Season’ by Samantha Shannon? It’s the first instalment in one of my favourite dystopian book series, and I’ve got two copies up for grabs! The giveaways are being held on Twitter and Instagram, so go check out my accounts to enter! (@tesscatiful)

The competition closes on Wednesday 22nd February and is open to U.K. entrants only (sadly!). Winners will be announced on my respective social media platforms shortly after the closing date.

Best of luck!

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Review: The Pale Dreamer by Samantha Shannon


Prequel to The Bone Season, this e-novella is a perfect introduction to the series if you haven’t experienced it yet. It’s a future world in which clairvoyants of various sorts are hunted and terminated by the government, spirits are used in combat, and mysterious forces from another world intervene at will. Continue reading

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Review: The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon

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**If you haven’t read The Bone Season or The Mime Order, beware of spoilers!**

The Song Rising, I am very sad to say, has given me serious doubts about how much I’m going to enjoy the rest of this seven book series. The first book had me proclaiming it was my favourite series since Harry Potter, the second disappointed but left me optimistic for the third, and…now…honestly, I’m worried. Continue reading

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Review of The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon

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**If you haven’t read The Bone Season, beware of spoilers!**

The second book in The Bone Season series, probably the most highly anticipated read of 2015 for me and, to be frank, only a three-star book in my eyes. The ending, however, was so damn exciting it earned a star all on its own. Sadly the rest of the novel didn’t quite live up to my expectations. Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT from “The Song Rising” by Samantha Shannon

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I am absolutely thrilled to have been chosen as a Bone Season Advocate to help promote Samantha Shannon’s glorious fantasy series. My social media followers will know that I’m a huge fan of the books and am eagerly awaiting the third installment in the series: The Song Rising out on March 7th 2017!

Today I have an exciting sneak peek at the new book in the form of the prologue for The Song Rising. Spoiler warning: It’s probably not a good idea to read the prologueΒ if you haven’t read The Bone Season or The Mime Order. Continue reading

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