Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Teaser Tuesday: Roar (Stormheart #1) by Cora Carmack

Summary: In a land ruled and shaped by violent magical storms, power lies with those who control them.

Aurora Pavan comes from one of the oldest Stormling families in existence. Long ago, the ungifted pledged fealty and service to her family in exchange for safe haven, and a kingdom was carved out from the wildlands and sustained by magic capable of repelling the world’s deadliest foes. As the sole heir of Pavan, Aurora’s been groomed to be the perfect queen. She’s intelligent and brave and honorable. But she’s yet to show any trace of the magic she’ll need to protect her people.

To keep her secret and save her crown, Aurora’s mother arranges for her to marry a dark and brooding Stormling prince from another kingdom. At first, the prince seems like the perfect solution to all her problems. He’ll guarantee her spot as the next queen and be the champion her people need to remain safe. But the more secrets Aurora uncovers about him, the more a future with him frightens her. When she dons a disguise and sneaks out of the palace one night to spy on him, she stumbles upon a black market dealing in the very thing she lacks—storm magic. And the people selling it? They’re not Stormlings. They’re storm hunters.

Legend says that her ancestors first gained their magic by facing a storm and stealing part of its essence. And when a handsome young storm hunter reveals he was born without magic, but possesses it now, Aurora realizes there’s a third option for her future besides ruin or marriage. 

She might not have magic now, but she can steal it if she’s brave enough. 

Challenge a tempest. Survive it. And you become its master. (Via Goodreads.com)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy 

Publisher: Tor Teen 

Expected Release Date: June 13th, 2017

"If there's one thing I know it's that freedom shouldn't feel like a noose around your neck. Nor should the gift of magic be wielded as a weapon. Forgive me for my ignorance, Nova. I have lived too long isolated in my private world, and there is much I do not know." 

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Roar is Cora Carmack's Young Adult debut and an absolutely epic fantasy novel. Roar was a thrilling and magical ride that featured an expansive fantasy world and a brilliant magic system. You can read my review of Roar here and a longer except of Roar here

I would highly recommend preordering a copy of Roar or asking a local library to purchase a copy. Roar is a highly anticipated Young Adult fantasy release of this year and you need to have it on your TBR. If you have or plan to preorder a copy of Roar, submit this preorder form to receive the following Skyfire pendant!


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