Wednesday, October 12, 2016

CAN'T WAIT TO READ: Roar by Cora Carmack

Series: Stealing Storms #1
Release: June 13th 2017
Publisher: Tor Teen
Pre-order: Amazon

Synopsis via Goodreads:
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.

Cora CarmackAbout the Author
Cora Carmack is a twenty-something writer who likes to write about twenty-something characters. She's done a multitude of things in her life-- boring jobs (like working retail), Fun jobs (like working in a theatre), stressful jobs (like teaching), and dream jobs (like writing). She enjoys placing her characters in the most awkward situations possible, and then trying to help them get a boyfriend out of it. Awkward people need love, too. She is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Losing It series.



20 comments:

  1. I heard a lot about the author but haven't tried any of her books yet, this one really got my attention, though! It's kinda hard to pass on such an intriguing fantasy ;)

    Thanks for sharing, here's my WoW!

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    1. I've read her NA college book All Lined Up and that one wasn't bad. Curious to see where she goes with a fantasy book in this setting.

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  2. Kind of curious about this one! Hear good things about her books, but not a contemp reader, so I am interested to see her take on fantasy!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  3. I never read anything by this author but this book sounds really good!

    My WOW

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    1. It really does! Hope the story delivers :)

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  4. I still haven't read anything by this author. I'm not sure about this one since I don't read fantasy, but I hope you enjoy reading it.
    Thanks for stopping by My WoW earlier.

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  5. This does look really good, I hope when you get a copy that you love it!

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  6. I can't wait to read this one too! I love the cover, and I've read a few of the author's other non-YA books. This one should be great. I hope you enjoy this book when you get the chance to read it!

    Thanks for visiting my blog! Have a wonderful week. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

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    1. Thanks, Alyssa! Hope we both enjoy it :)

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  7. Sounds intriguing! I've wanted to check this author out, but this is the first book I've seen from her that's more my jam, thanks for sharing!

    Candace @ Lovey Dovey Books

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    1. Hope we all enjoy it when we get to read it. Thanks for stopping by :)

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  8. Oh, wow. You are really looking into the future here! LOL I've read a few books from this author, and they were a lot of fun. I hope you enjoy this one!

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    1. Lol yeah summer 2017 is so far. Hope this will be worth the wait.

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  9. OhEmGee!! YES! I love that cover! And Cora Carmack too! Yes please!

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  10. I don't care what this book is about... I LOVE that cover! I've seen the author posting it on her FB page and it's so gorgeous. I want the image for it that she has as the wallpaper on her phone. Whoever did the cover art did a fantastic job on it.

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