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Albert Camus

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

to confront the very face of death - Chasing Ravens by Jessica E. Paige

"If you like fantasy and folklore, then I highly recommend Chasing Ravens. I think this is a great book for all ages, not just YA-- I would definitely recommend it for voracious middle-grade readers. Fantasy, adventure, bravery, and a touch of sweet romance make Chasing Ravens a winner in my book." - Goodreads

Description:

Orphaned at a young age, 15-year old Anouk’s punishment for being too outspoken is an arranged marriage worse than any she could imagine. Fleeing on horseback, yet without a sense of where to turn, she stumbles upon an idyllic village where she finds safe haven. Could this be home?

Ultimately, it will lead her , yet amidst the danger and darkness, she meets a handsome woodsman and finds a glowing blue flower with power beyond her wildest dreams.

Inspired by Russian fairy tales and steeped in ancient folklore, Paige’s novel is ripe with fantasy, love, and courage.

I LOVE this book. Anouk is sweet, strong, independant, and brave. There are a handful of stories like this, which I also love, but Jessica put the time and thought into this book to make it one of the very best of its kind. [...] The book is very descriptive, it gives you perfect vison in your mind of what the surroundings look like, and what the characters are going through. It's a beautiful story! - Goodreads

Author's Top 5 Favorite Books of all time

Watership Down, Richard Adams
Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier
Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood, Rebecca Wells
The Jane Austen Book Club, Karen Joy Fowler
The Once and Future King, T.H. White


About the author:
Jessica Paige hails from the Seattle area where she lives with her husband and two dogs. Though she was raised in the Pacific Northwest, Jessica has long been intrigued by the ancient folklore of her Slavic and Lithuanian roots. Her love of horses and the outdoors led her to a career in environmental outreach, and her studies in herbalism. When she’s not working or writing, you’ll find her digging in the garden, creating herbal remedies, or walking in the woods with her dogs. You can visit her at:


Author's Giveaway
5 ebook copies of ‘Chasing Ravens’ by Jessica E. Paige
Ebook Copy of:
Spirit Warriors: The Scarring by D.E.L. Connor
Jacob, King of Portalia by Casey Clubb
Fractured Dream by KM Randall
Eyes of the Enemy by Kelly Hess
The Soul Thief by Majanka Verstraete
Dead Girl Walking by Ruth Silver a Rafflecopter giveaway

3 comments:

Sophie Hedley said...

Thanks for hosting for GHBT today!

Tyrean Martinson said...

The cover is absolutely beautiful and it sounds like a wonderful read!

Jessica Paige said...

Thanks so much for helping get the word out about Chasing Ravens!