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Wednesday, 29 July 2015

BLOG TOUR, REVIEW & #GIVEAWAY - Wish for Me by A. Star

Book & Author details:

Wish for Me by A. Star
(The Djinn Order #1)
Publication date: April 27th 2015
Genres: Adult, Fantasy, Romance, Steampunk

Synopsis:


Three wishes. Two lovers. One destiny.

When the snarky Glory St. Pierre discovers the gold mechanical vase in her deceased grandmother’s basement, she has no idea that she has uncovered a priceless treasure: a genie lamp. With a real genie inside. A very sexy genie with a not-so-sexy grudge against the entire human race.

Irving Amir hates being called a genie. He’s a Djinn, and he is none too happy to be in the service of Glory, who is as intolerable, and beautiful, as humans come. Now he owes her his gratitude for freeing him and three wishes. Damn his luck.

But an arrow through the shoulder alerts Irving to the fact that he is being hunted, and after a truce dinner with Glory ends with them both almost being killed, hating each other goes right out the window. As feelings change and love starts to develop, they must dig through the secrets and lies to find the truth…a truth neither of them will ever see coming.

WARNING: Not suitable for ages 18 and under. A significant source of bad language, sexy times, and dirty jokes. If you suffer from a lack of a sense of humor, take with plenty of wine. If the symptom persists, see a doctor.


Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24301457-wish-for-me?ac=1


Purchase:

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Independent reviewer for Archaeolibrarian I Dig Good Books.

Glory finds the lamp in her grandmother's belongings. After turning the key three times, Glory finds herself faced with Irving, a Djinn of the higest order. Secrets long kept are bought to the surface, and Glory and Irving are in danger.

OH OH OH OH HOH HOH HOH!!

Need to tell you, people, please don't hate me! Cliffhanger alert!! Seriously did not see that one creeping up on me, nor did I see that revelation either! There I was, merrily reading away, watching how much time I had left to read cos I wanted to finish this book in my lunch break, then boom! Intermiision! Not a happie chappie, I tell ya!

For I Loved this! I lovd Glory and her way with words, and Irving and his lack there of. I loved the story, the speed at which it moved, just right. I loved the steampunk too. While its billed on Amazon as steampunk, when I was asked did I want to read it, I didn't get that bit, so the steampunk seemed almost thrown in, but its not. I'm sorry if that makes no sense, but it does to me! :-P

I even loved the single person POV in the first person. We only get to hear from Glory, and YES of course I wanted to hear from Irving, when he first meets Glory, when he takes her to Shrinelyn, at other key points along the way, of course I did. But that's me, I'm greedy! I still loved it. A prime example of a great story, told brilliantly negating my dislike of single POV in the first.

Some steam, passion-wise, some danger, some drama, some magic, some steampunk and some distortion of history as we currently know it. Just the right amount of something for everyone.

So why 4.5 and not 5 stars?? That ending. Thats all, and ONLY because I didn't see it creeping up on me!

I can't wait for book 2 and hope I get the chance to review it too :-)

4.5 stars

**same worded review will appear on Goodreads, Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk**

Tour-wide giveaway (INTL) - ends 6th August

$10 Amazon GC, a signed print copy of Lover, Divine + a bookmark





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AUTHOR BIO:

A. Star is a fan of dirty passion. She loves to read it, and she damn sure loves to write it. She is the author of the Mythos: Gods & Lovers series, the Djinn Order series, and the Knights of the Joust series. She is a night-owl and a coffee junkie, and the only sneaker she would be caught dead wearing are Converses.

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2 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing your review - sounds like a good book!

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  2. I really enjoyed reading your review. I will totally be adding this book to my TBR list.

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