Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Coral & Bone by Tiffany Daune Blog Tour, Review and Giveaway!



Coral & Bone by Tiffany Daune 
Publication date: July 7th 2014
Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult


Synopsis:

Halen knows the sparks igniting under her fingertips are dangerous. She has spent her entire life trying to quell the tingly feelings that make her destroy things, but now that she is back in Rockaway Beach, where she watched her father drown, the flames have become impossible to tame.

Halen is trying to hold on, but when she is thrust into a mysterious new world, the underwater realm of Elosia, she unravels the secrets of her past and can’t help but ignite. As she explores Elosia, she realizes her life has been a lie. And when those who have deceived her come to her for help, Halen must choose—walk away or unleash the magick that could destroy them all.



My Thoughts : 

The blurb pretty much sums up the book so here it is from Goodreads : Halen knows the sparks igniting under her fingertips are dangerous. She has spent her entire life trying to quell the tingly feelings that make her destroy things, but now that she is back in Rockaway Beach, where she watched her father drown, the flames have become impossible to tame. 

Halen is trying to hold on, but when she is thrust into a mysterious new world, the underwater realm of Elosia, she unravels the secrets of her past and can't help but ignite. As she explores Elosia, she realizes her life has been a lie. And when those who have deceived her come to her for help, Halen must choose—walk away or unleash the magick that could destroy them all. 


The first thing to draw me to Coral & Bone was the cover, just look how eye-catching it is!!! Stunning :) Then I was hooked when I read the blurb, it has mermaids, magic and an underwater realm. It sounded awesome. Well from the very first page I was drawn into a fantastic realm that I didn't want to leave!! Its my first mermaid book and it definitely wont be my last. 

I loved Halen. Her whole life she has spent thinking she is weird because of the things she can do until one day her life changes completely! She finds out what she is and what she can do and despite being lied to, she tries to do her best always! I loved her strength. 

Dax was very much a mystery but I really liked his character. I wasn't sure what to make of him starting out but he grew on me! I loved seeing his relationship with Halen develop from hatred to being friends. 

Plot wise I found a lot of it fascinating though I wanted to see more of the mermaids. I loved finding out about the different creators and realms of Coral & Bone and how they all fit together. I also loved the idea of the blue moon siren and her guardian balancing her. It was a refreshing story line. 

All in all Tiffany Daune has created a unique and fantastical world. The start of the book deals with Halen learning who she is and in the second half we have all the action and twists happening that it was hard to put down. A truly magical and mesmerizing read!  






AUTHOR BIO
I write stories about magick, love and dark creatures lurking in the shadows. When I'm not lost in Edit Land you can find me reading a book from my towering TBR pile or at the movie theater nibbling licorice. I don't have a lucky number, but my favorite time is 11:11. I completely believe that the fortunes found inside cookies will come true and that you must be careful when wishing on stars. I live on an island, so if you want to visit you'll need a boat, and if you want to survive the passage, be sure to bring candy for the mermaids.  

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18 comments:

  1. I've read so many great things about this book! :)

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  2. Wonderful review, Natalie! I like how well fleshed out all the characters sound, and I love friendships that start out as quite the opposite. I find it builds a good dynamic between them. Glad you liked it! :)

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    1. Thanks. I really enjoyed this and can't wait for more.

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  3. very cool cover and now I want to know if she unleashes the magic

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  4. Great review! Definitely looks like an interesting book.

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  5. The cover looks amazing great job.

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    1. The cover is awesome!! Definitely eye catching :)

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  6. I want to read Coral and Bone SO badly, and the cover is one of the most amazing. I love it. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  7. (Alisha Sienkiel in rafflecopter)

    Great Review! This one looks really interesting!!

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