Google+ Reading Teen: #TheWinnersTrilogy Read-Along & Giveaway Week 4

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

#TheWinnersTrilogy Read-Along & Giveaway Week 4

Welcome to the end!

Well the end of book one, anyway. (If you've missed any, you can follow this tag) Talk about a freaking emotional roller coaster. Who am I kidding, though. This entire book is an emotional roller coaster. I didn't write a lot of thoughts because there's just nothing left but spoilers, but I did write down a couple of quotes I liked. There were a few scenes with Arin & Kestrel that I love SO MUCH! But you have to read the book if you want to see them. hahaha.

                                                                                   ⬇Chs 31-35 can be summed up with this quote⬇
⬆I love that this contrasts the "Arin smiled" quote⬆

                                                                              This scene⬆rivals the carriage scene for my favorite

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As a general's daughter in a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers, seventeen-year-old Kestrel has two choices: she can join the military or get married. But Kestrel has other intentions. One day, she is startled to find a kindred spirit in a young slave up for auction. Arin's eyes seem to defy everything and everyone. Following her instinct, Kestrel buys him'with unexpected consequences. It's not long before she has to hide her growing love for Arin. But he, too, has a secret, and Kestrel quickly learns that the price she paid for a fellow human is much higher than she ever could have imagined.

Set in a richly imagined new world, The Winner's Curse is a story of deadly games where everything is at stake, and the gamble is whether you will keep your head or lose your heart.

Book two of the dazzling Winner's Trilogy is a fight to the death as Kestrel risks betrayal of country for love.

The engagement of Lady Kestrel to Valoria’s crown prince means one celebration after another. But to Kestrel it means living in a cage of her own making. As the wedding approaches, she aches to tell Arin the truth about her engagement…if she could only trust him. Yet can she even trust herself? For—unknown to Arin—Kestrel is becoming a skilled practitioner of deceit: an anonymous spy passing information to Herran, and close to uncovering a shocking secret.

As Arin enlists dangerous allies in the struggle to keep his country’s freedom, he can’t fight the suspicion that Kestrel knows more than she shows. In the end, it might not be a dagger in the dark that cuts him open, but the truth. And when that happens, Kestrel and Arin learn just how much their crimes will cost them.


The Winner's Curse Read-Along

February 3rd - Chapters 1 - 10
February 10th - Chapters 11 - 20
February 17th - Chapters 21 - 30
February 24th - Chapters 31 - 42

The Winner's Crime Read-Along

March 10th - Chapters 1 - 10
March 17th - Chapters 11 - 20
March 24th - Chapters 21 - 34
March 31st - Chapters 34 - 46

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  1. Yay :D Gorgeous post Andye. <3 Yay for finishing re-reading The Winner's Curse ;) Have fun re-reading The Winner's Crime too :D So so good. <3 And evil. Hmph. Thank you for sharing all your beautiful quotes. <3 So gorgeous.

  2. That ending was pure torture in The Winner's Curse! It was one of those (amazing and beautiful) ends that ripped my soul out, and I had to go to a quiet corner to cry. It was a great ending, but it also worries me because people have been saying book 2 is even more emotional. I better get my tissue box...

    Great read-along!

  3. Thanks Carina! Yes, totally evil!! hahaha

  4. IT IS!!! And it end in even more turmoil!! Torture, but soooo good!!

  5. Great review and I love the quote you summed the story up with. :)

  6. Thanks for the Read-Along!

    THIS BOOK. I've read it and reread it and reread it again, but it doesn't seem to get old for me. I love Arin and Kestrel to pieces *sobs

    And now I'm so excited for Book 2 to come out, and it makes me really happy to see that the series is getting some hype :D

    I hope a lot more people get a chance to read this series xD

  7. I love your blog!! Thank you for making it! <3

  8. AWWW! Thank you Annika! You're so sweet :D


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