Blog Tour: Analiese Rising

 

Analiese Rising
by Brenda Drake
Genre: YA Fantasy
Release Date: January 8th 2019
Entangled Teen

Summary:

When a stranger gives Analiese Jordan a list of names before he dies, the last thing she expects to see is her own on it. Not. Cool. Her search for answers leads to the man’s grandson, Marek, who has dangerous secrets of his own. Both are determined to unlock the mystery of the list.

But the truth is deadly. Analiese is a descendant of the God of Death, known as a Riser, with the power to raise the dead and control them. Finding out she has hidden powers? Cool. Finding out she turns corpses into killers? No, thank you.

Now the trail plants her and Marek in the middle of a war between gods who apparently want to raise an army of the Risen, and Analiese must figure out how to save the world—from herself.

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Review: I’m also up for another mythology retelling, and I couldn’t wait to read this one! While I did enjoy reading this one, I didn’t really connect with Ana. She just seemed too…Modern? She always seemed to be attached to her phone, and despite saying otherwise, she didn’t seem to know much about mythology. (Which is fine, since I get readers might need things explained, but don’t pretend a character knows something if you are going to have to take the time to teach ‘said character’ as well…)

I also wasn’t impressed with the love interest for Ana, but I did enjoy some of the other characters, and seeing the deities and mythological parts. This is one of those books that isn’t for everyone, but if you enjoy YA and mythology, this might be a good book to pick up!

About the Author
Brenda Drake grew up the youngest of three children, an Air Force brat, and the continual new kid at school. Her fondest memories growing up is of her eccentric, Irish grandmother’s animated tales, which gave her a strong love for storytelling. With kids of all ages populating Brenda’s world, it was only fitting that she would choose to write stories with a bend toward the fantastical for both younger readers and the young at heart. And because she married her prince charming, there’s always a romance warming the pages. Her favorite books are The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, Kings Row by Henry Bellamann, and Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins. When she’s not writing, she hosts workshops and contests for writers such as Pitch Wars and Pitch Madness on her blog, and holds Twitter pitch parties on the hashtag, #PitMad. In her free time, Brenda enjoys hanging out with her family, haunting libraries, bookstores, and coffee shops, or just reading someplace quiet and not at all exotic (much to her disappointment).

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Blog Tour Schedule –

January 7th

Angel Leya   Excerpt

Mythical Books    Top Ten Gods

Bookish bibliophile http://bookishhbibliophile.wordpress.com Review

January 8th

PBC    http://www.positivelybookcrazy.com    Promo Post

Bibliobibuli YA   Author Interview

Firstbooklove Excerpt
My Ink on Stone https://myinkonstone.com Promo Post

January 9th

Confessions of a YA Reader     https://confessionsofayareader.wordpress.com/   Promo Post

Pitch Wars     http://pitchwars.org    Promo Post

Shannon Muir – Infinite House of Books https://www.shannon-muir.com Promo Post

January 10th

Chapters through life     https://chaptersthroughlife.blogspot.com/   Review

BeachBoundBooks     https://www.beachboundbooks.com/blogging-about-books     Promo Post

Adventures Thru Wonderland   https://adventuresthruwonderlandreviews.wordpress.com    Review

January 11th

Daily Waffle    www.dailywaffle.co.uk   Promo Post

bookriot    https://anjedah.wordpress.com   Review

The Rest Is Still Unwritten   http://rachybee-the-rest-is-still-unwritten.blogspot.com/    Promo Post

January 14th

Oh Hey! Books. www.ohheybooks.com     Promo Post

Book Briefs    http://bookbriefs.net    Review

Pooled Ink https://pooledink.com/ Promo Post

January 15th

Literary Meanderings  http://www.literaryme.net/   Promo Post

I’m All About Books     https://imallaboutbooks.com    Promo Post

Book-o-Craze http://book-o-craze.blogspot.com/ Review
Declarations of a Fangirl https://www.declarationsofafangirl.blogspot.com Promo Post

January 16th

ashleysgotbookcitement    https://ashleysgotbookcitement.blogspot.com/    Review

Lilly’s Book World      https://lillysbookworld.com/     Review

Baroness’ Book Trove https://baronessbooktrove.com Review

January 17th

The Bent Bookworm    http://bentbookworm.com    Review

Wishful Endings       https://www.wishfulendings.com/     Review

My Lovely Secret      https://mylovelysecret.blogspot.com/ Review

Bookriot https://anjedah.wordpress.com Review
The Avid Reader http://the-avidreader.blogspot.com Review
My Chaotic Ramblings https://www.mychaoticramblings.com/ Promo Post

January 18th

Smada’s Book Smack    Http://smadasbooksmack.blogspot.com     Review

Movies, Shows, & Books     https://moviesshowsnbooks.blogspot.com/    Promo Post

YA/NA Book Divas http://www.yabookdivas.com Review

The Alchemy of Ink    http://novelnerdfaction.blogspot.com Review

Book Butterfly in Dreamland purpleshadowhunter.blogspot.com Review
Stacking My Book Shelves! http://stackingmybookshelves.blogspot.com Promo Post

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