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Sunday, December 22, 2013

Announcing: January TBR Pile Read-A-Long -> Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Hi guys! Thanks for joining our 2014 TBR Pile Reading Challenge! As you know, each month we'll be hosting TBR Pile Read-a-Longs to help you (and us!) tackle our TBR Piles :)

In mid October we've posted a voting poll and asked you to vote on the book you'd like to read together with us in January! And the winner is.. *drumroll*

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor! 

About the book:

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
Hardcover, US, 418 pages
Published September 27th 2011 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky.

In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of human teeth grown dangerously low.

And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be caught up in a brutal otherwordly war.

Meet Karou. She fills her sketchbooks with monsters that may or may not be real, she’s prone to disappearing on mysterious "errands", she speaks many languages - not all of them human - and her bright blue hairactually grows out of her head that color. Who is she? That is the question that haunts her, and she’s about to find out.

When beautiful, haunted Akiva fixes fiery eyes on her in an alley in Marrakesh, the result is blood and starlight, secrets unveiled, and a star-crossed love whose roots drink deep of a violent past. But will Karou live to regret learning the truth about herself?

Read-a-long schedule:

 There will be 2 (two) discussion posts:

  • 1/15: Chapters 1-30
  • 1/30: Chapters 30-60
Wrap up (in which we share our favorite quotes, moments, reviews) + giveaway (for participants only):
  • 1/31: Wrap-up post
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