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Monday, 27 April 2015

Release Day Blitz: An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Hey, guys! Welcome back to my blog! I know that I have been a bit MIA lately but I've explained the reason to you all already and I'm sorry but I'm trying my best. Today, I am extremely excited to be participating in this release day blitz for An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir. This novel sounds frickin' fantastic as it combines fantasy with war. Plus, it's not that long and it is a standalone so not too much commitment. I have yet to read this one (I'm horrible) but I really want to and cannot wait to get my hands on it. Hope you enjoy this post and until my next one, I love you guys to...infinity and beyond!

Title:An Ember in the Ashes
Author:Sabaa Tahir
Publication Date:April 28th 201
Publisher: Razorbill
Pages: 464

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Set in a terrifyingly brutal Rome-like world, An Ember in the Ashes is an epic fantasy
debut about an orphan fighting for her family and a soldier fighting for his
freedom. It’s a story that’s literally burning to be told.

LAIA is a Scholar living under the iron-fisted rule of the Martial Empire. When her
brother is arrested for treason, Laia goes undercover as a slave at the
empire’s greatest military academy in exchange for assistance from rebel
Scholars who claim that they will help to save her brother from execution.

ELIAS is the academy’s finest soldier—and secretly, its most unwilling. Elias is considering
deserting the military, but before he can, he’s ordered to participate in a
ruthless contest to choose the next Martial emperor.

When Laia and Elias’s paths cross at the academy, they find that their destinies are more
intertwined than either could have imagined and that their choices will change
the future of the empire itself.

A Letter from Sabaa Tahir
Dear Readers,
Today, my “baby” AN EMBER IN THE ASHES is finally out in the world! From inception to pub
date, this journey took eight years. And what a journey it was: writing,
rewriting, revising, editing, querying, submitting; Meeting other debuts,
bloggers, booksellers and librarians, and hearing their thoughts on EMBER.

There aren’t enough superlatives to describe the radness.
And now, the book is here! I am so excited to see it in the hands of readers. I hope you
enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it. To celebrate release day, I’m
giving away two signed, first-edition hardcovers of the book. Details below!

All my best,

Check Out The Book Trailer!

Sabaa Tahir grew up in California’s Mojave Desert at her family’s 18-room
motel. There, she spent her time devouring fantasy novels, raiding her brother’s comic book stash and playing guitar badly. She began writing An Ember in the Ashes while working nights as a newspaper editor. She likes thunderous indie rock, garish socks and all things nerd. Sabaa currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family.

Giveaway Details:

2 winners
will receive a signed hardcover of AN EMBER IN THE ASHES. US Only.

3 winners
will receive a hardcover of AN EMBER IN THE ASHES and a Sword Letter Opener! US

Ends on May
9th at Midnight EST!

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