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Nikan’s third battle for its survival in the bloody Poppy Wars has just ended, but shaman and warrior Rin cannot forget the atrocity she committed to save her people. She doesn’t want to live, but refuses to die until she avenges the traitorous Empress who betrayed Rin’s homeland. Her only hope is to join forces with the powerful Dragon Warlord, who plots to conquer Nikan, unseat the Empress, and create a new republic. But the more Rin witnesses in the fight for power, the more she fears her love for Nikan will force her to use her deadly powers once more.
2019’s 24 Most Popular Sci-Fi & Fantasy Novels
Goodreads has got the data on the 24 most popular sci-fi and fantasy novels so far this year! Whether you’re a big fan of the genres already or looking to dip your toe in this is an excellent TBR list. It even includes some genre mixes, perfect for easing in, like Magic For Liars which gives you fantasy and a P.I. mystery. Check out all the books here.
Elizabeth Acevedo Film Adaptation!
After her success with her debut novel, The Poet X, Acevedo is showing she’s only just gotten started with her best-selling sophomore novel, With the Fire On High, now set for a film adaptation. Picturestart acquired the film rights and Acevedo is set to adapt the novel about a high school single mom with a passion for cooking who’s trying to figure out what comes next. Tip: always go with the audiobook if you can, Acevedo is an amazing narrator.
Baby-Sitters Club’s Casting!
We have our first two actors cast in the upcoming Netflix 10-episode series based on Ann M. Martin’s best-selling series: Alicia Silverstone and Mark Feuerstein. The Clueless and Royal Pains actors will play Elizabeth Thomas-Brewer and Watson Brewer. Read more about it here.