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Book Blitz: Book Excerpt and Giveaway: Of Sea and Stone by Kate Avery Ellison

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Hey guys! Kayla here. Today I am bringing you a gorgeous young adult fantasy novel titled Of Sea and Stone by Kate Avery Ellison. I hope you guys enjoy reading its blurb and excerpt below, and farther down in the post there is blitz-wide giveaway for a $50 Amazon gift card. Cool, huh? Happy reading!

Book Blurb:
All her life, clever Aemi has been a slave in the Village of the Rocks, a place where the sea and sky meet. She's heard the stories about the fabled People of the Sea, a people who possess unimaginable technology who live below the waves in the dark, secret places of the ocean. But she never dreamed those stories were true.

When a ship emerges from the ocean and men burn her village, Aemi is captured, and enslaved below the waves in Itlantis, a world filled with ancient cities of glass and metal, floating gardens, and wondrous devices that seem to work magic. To make matters worse, her village nemesis, the stuck-up mayor's son Nol, was captured with her, and they are made…

Book Review: Stonewiser: The Heart of the Stone by Dora Machado

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Title: Stonewiser: The Heart of the Stone (Book 1 in the Stonewiser series)
Author: Dora Machado
Publication Date: December 9, 2013
Genre: Epic Fantasy




Blurb:
Between truth and deception, between justice and abuse, a stonewiser stands alone with the stones. Or so begins the stonewiser's oath. But what happens when a rebellious stonewiser discovers that lies have tainted the stone tales?

In a world devastated by the rot's widespread destruction, only the tales preserved in the stones can uphold the truth and defend the Goodlands. In this world, stone truth is valued above anyone's word, and stonewisers are the only ones capable of retrieving the tales from the stones, the only link between past and present, order and chaos.

Sariah is the most gifted stonewiser of her generation, but her talent does not atone for her shortcomings. A survivor of the Guild's brutal training, she is curious, willful and disobedient. Yet not even Sariah is prepared for what she finds when she stea…