5 Sep 2019

#EventRecap: #FrenzyPresents Fall 2019!

On Sunday, August 25th, I was lucky enough to be invited to the HarperCollins Canada office for the

Fall 2019 Frenzy Presents!

I went to Toronto for the day and got to spend a few hours surrounded by friends and book people, which is always a good mix! The swag bags we were given were AMAZING and I received a few amazing ARCs in my bag. I'm giving away a preorder of one of the books that we discussed so be sure to check it out!


Below are the books we learned about, so let's get to it! Click on the cover of the book to add it to Goodreads!

KINGDOM OF SOULS by Rena Barron 

Arrah comes to realize that she can trade life for magic in order to save her people. The strongest debut of the year that will leave you wanting the sequel... An ARC of this one was in my swag bag!
Purchase:

FIVE DARK FATES by Kendare Blake 

The finale to the series that brings together the threads that Blake has put together throughout. You will be cheering and screaming at the same time...
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 




See Kendare Blake in Ottawa in October!

BUTTERFLY YELLOW by Thanhha Lai

Displacement, family, and friendship describe the newest novel from Thanhha Lai. If you're looking for something fanastic that will break and mend your heart, this is the book for you.
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

SERPENT AND DOVE by Shelby Mahurin

This is the closest to Sarah J. Maas in terms of writing. It has some steamy scenes and a fantastic fantasy! It's also the Indigo Book Box feature for the month of September!
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

DEAR HAITI, LOVE ALAINE by Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite

This exceptional debut novel captures a sparkling new voice and irrepressible heroine in a celebration of storytelling sure to thrill fans of Nicola Yoon, Ibi Zoboi and Jenna Evans Welch! An ARC of this one was in my swag bag!
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

UNPREGNANT by Jenni Hendriks and Ted Caplan

Described as Thelma and Louise with a happy ending and is being turned into a movie! Are you a fan of Juno? Then this is the book for you!
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

A TREASON OF THORNS by Laura E. Weymouth

A beautiful mixture of historical fiction and fantasy, A TREASON OF THORNS is the latest by Laura E. Weymouth! Love THE HAZEL WOOD or CARAVAL? This is for you!
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

BREAK IN CASE OF EMERGENCY by Brian Francis

In a fun video from author Brian Francis, we learn that BREAK IN CASE OF EMERGENCY has dairy farms, coming of age, and a drag queen father, so really what more could you want from a book?
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 


SUGGESTED READING by Dave Connis

A book about books - a teen starts a library out of her locker of all the books banned by her school. It has a quirky format to i including a moment by moment reaction chapter to a current read and memos!
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

VERIFY by Joelle Charbonneau

In contrast to SUGGESTED READING, VERIFY is a story of censorship where books are not a part of this world at all!
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

CRIER'S WAR by Nina Varela

An LGBTQ+ Own Voices fantasy! It's a slowburn angsty enemies to lovers. Richly imagined with amazing writing that leaves you fully immersed in the world, CRIER'S WAR is already on my pre-order list!
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

THIRTEEN DOORWAYS, WOLVES BEHIND THEM ALL by Laura Ruby

A historical magical realism book that looks at so many topics. It has two overlapping stories that intertwine to create a magical world that will leave the reader wishing they were a character in here.
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

ANGEL MAGE by Garth Nix

Nix's newest has such a great world to it. It borrows from the mythology of Lilith, who is said to be Adam's first wife in the garden of Eden! Read about the mythology and get PUMPED for this release!
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

DEAR SWEET PEA by Julie Murphy

The first middle grade novel from Julie Murphy, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dumplin’ (now a popular Netflix film), is a funny, heartwarming story perfect for fans of Rebecca Stead, Ali Benjamin, and Holly Goldberg Sloan.
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

THE END AND OTHER BEGINNINGS by Veronica Roth

This is a collection of novella length stories that are set in the future. Two are set in the CARVE THE MARK world, so fans of that series should pick this up! An ARC of this one was in my swag bag!
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

NOW ENTERING ADDAMSVILLE by Francesca Zappia

The greatest mystery-contemporary coming out from HarperCollins this season! Ghosts, rumours, and clearing your name are all themes in this one!
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

THE MEMORY THIEF by Lauren Mansy

Memories are currency in this fantasy novel from Lauren Mansy. Memories are the greatest possessions in this series and I can't wait to pick it up. If you're looking for a sweet romance, this is the book for you!
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

THE NEVER TILTING WORLD by Rin Chupeco

The start to an epic duology, THE NEVER TILTING WORLD is Frozen meets Mad Max. It's bursting with star-crossed romance, immortal heroines, and elemental magic, perfect for fans of FURYBORN.
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

I HOPE YOU GET THIS MESSAGE by Farah Naz Rishi

Aliens will be choosing if humans deserve to live on Earth or be wiped out in I HOPE YOU GET THIS MESSAGE! I heard aliens and pre-ordered.....
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

THE HOW AND THE WHY by Cynthia Hand

A poignant exploration of family and the ties that bind, perfect for fans of Far From the Tree, from New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Hand. This is an adoption story that alternates between the mother's and daughter's perspectives. I can't wait to read this one!
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

CROWN OF OBLIVION by Julie Eshbaugh

Julie Eshbaugh's newest standalone fantasy! It's going to knock your socks off with its magic and non-magic users and our main character who is a complete badass that I can't wait to meet!
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

THE SKY WEAVER by Kristen Ciccarelli

At the end of one world, there always lies another. The end of the series and will complete the trilogy of this epic fantasy. 
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

See Kristen Ciccarelli in Kitchener in December!

DANGEROUS ALLIANCE by Jennieke Cohen

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue meets Jane Austen in this witty, winking historical romance with a dash of mystery! Be prepared for Victorian Tinder!
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

WHEN YOU ASK ME WHERE I'M GOING by Jasmin Kaur

This is a poetry collection that includes prose, poems, and real life experiences of an immigrant here in Canada. Perfect for fans of Rupi Kaur and Elizabeth Acevedo! I got a signed ARC of this as Jasmin read to us at the session!
Purchase:
Amazon | Chapters | TBD 

Enter for your chance to win one of the books above! International so long as TBD ships to you. Ends on September 30, 2019.
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4 comments:

  1. I'm so excited for Dangerous Alliance! I love a good historical romance <3

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  2. Ah, I love that you were able to go to this event! I'm so excited for a lot of these. I just got an ARC of I Hope You Get This Message last week or the week before last and I can't wait to read it! The How & the Why also looks incredible. And Break in Case of Emergency. And Unpregnant. And Dear Haiti, Love Alaine. Should I just list them all?

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  3. I think Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All sounds really interesting.

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  4. I'm super excited for A Treason of Thorns. Thank you for the giveaway!
    Megan S.

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