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Blog Tour and Giveaway: The Lantern's Ember

About the Book:


Author: Colleen Houck

Pub. Date: September 11, 2018

Publisher: Delacorte Press

Formats: Hardcover, eBook

Pages: 416


Welcome to a world where nightmarish creatures reign supreme. Five hundred years ago, Jack made a deal with the devil. It’s difficult for him to remember much about his mortal days. So, he focuses on fulfilling his sentence as a Lantern—one of the watchmen who guard the portals to the Otherworld, a realm crawling with every nightmarish creature imaginable. Jack has spent centuries jumping from town to town, ensuring that nary a mortal—or not-so-mortal—soul slips past him. That is, until he meets beautiful Ember O’Dare. Seventeen, stubborn, and a natural-born witch, Ember feels a strong pull to the Otherworld. Undeterred by Jack’s warnings, she crosses into the forbidden plane with the help of a mysterious and debonair vampire—and the chase through a dazzling, dangerous world is on. Jack must do everything in his power to get Ember back where she belongs before both the earthly and unearthly worlds descend into chaos.

My Thoughts:

I really enjoyed this book and thought it was a great Halloween/fall read. Jack and Ember are really interesting characters that make you want to root for them. I found the storylines and twists in the novel to be well timed and they kept me reading. I also really enjoyed the world that Houck was able to create with all different types of creatures. Another aspect that I truly enjoyed was all of the Halloween lore that was incorporated into the book. This is the perfect read for the month of October!

About Colleen:

New York Times Bestselling author Colleen Houck is a lifelong reader whose literary interests include action, adventure, paranormal, science fiction, and romance. When she’s not busy writing, she likes to spend time chatting on the phone with one of her six siblings, watching plays, and shopping online. Colleen has lived in Arizona, Idaho, Utah, California, and North Carolina and is now permanently settled in Salem, Oregon with her husband and a huge assortment of plush tigers.

Giveaway Details: 3 winners will receive a finished copy of THE LANTERN'S EMBER, US Only.

Click HERE to enter!

Tour Schedule:

Week One:

9/3/2018- Captivated Reading- Review

9/4/2018- Jrsbookreviews- Review

9/5/2018- Portrait of a Book- Review

9/6/2018- YA Books Central- Interview

9/7/2018- Zach's YA Reviews- Review

Week Two:

9/10/2018- Such A Novel Idea- Review

9/11/2018- Lisa Loves Literature- Review

9/12/2018- Wishful Endings- Interview

9/13/2018- The Bookish Libra- Review

9/14/2018- Here's to Happy Endings- Review

Week Three:

9/17/2018- The Desert Bibliophile- Review

9/18/2018- Smada's Book Smack- Review

9/19/2018- Book-Keeping- Review

9/20/2018- A Dream Within A Dream- Review

9/21/2018- A Court of Coffee and Books- Review

Week Four:

9/24/2018- Do You Dog-ear?- Review

9/25/2018- Savings in Seconds- Review

9/26/2018- Book Briefs- Review

9/27/2018- Pacific Northwest Bookworm- Review 9/28/2018- Two Chicks on Books- Excerpt

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