January 24, 2019

Circle of Shadows Gift Guide (+ Giveaway)

It's been some time since I've gotten the opportunity to put together a gift guide for you, friends, and I'm happy to be sharing one inspired by Circle of Shadows, the latest novel from Evelyn Skye. You'll find out more about the novel below, and have the chance to enter to win a copy (and a tote) for yourself! But first, check out all the goodies below, which I picked out inspired by different elements of this fantasy series starter.

Circle of Shadows by Evelyn Skye
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Publication Date: January 22nd, 2018

Sora can move as silently as a ghost and hurl throwing stars with lethal accuracy. Her gemina, Daemon, can win any physical fight blindfolded and with an arm tied behind his back. They are apprentice warriors of the Society of Taigas—marked by the gods to be trained in magic and the fighting arts to protect the kingdom of Kichona.

As their graduation approaches, Sora and Daemon look forward to proving themselves worthy of belonging to the elite group—but in a kingdom free of violence since the Blood Rift Rebellion many years ago, it’s been difficult to make their mark. So when Sora and Daemon encounter a strange camp of mysterious soldiers while on a standard scouting mission, they decide the only thing to do to help their kingdom is to infiltrate the group.Taking this risk will change Sora’s life forever—and lead her on a mission of deception that may fool everyone she’s ever loved.

Love, spies, and adventure abound as Sora and Daemon unravel a complex web of magic and secrets that might tear them—and the entire kingdom—apart.

About the Author: 

Evelyn Skye is the author of New York Times bestsellers THE CROWN’S GAME and THE CROWN’S FATE. Her new series, CIRCLE OF SHADOWS, will be published on January 22, 2019.

Evelyn has a B.A. in Russian literature & history from Stanford University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. She was once offered a job by the C.I.A., she not-so-secretly wishes she was on “So You Think You Can Dance,” and if you challenge her to a pizza-eating contest, she guarantees she will win. | Author Links: Website | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

There's going to be a tour giveaway! One lucky winner is going to get a finished copy of the book and the tote with a design below. All you've got to do is enter via the form!

Don't forget to check out the rest of the tour stops!
January 21st - Bookish Lifestyle - Top 5 Reasons to Read Circle of Shadows and Tote Design Reveal
January 22nd - The Reader and the Chef - Places To Visit in Circle of Shadows
January 23rd - The YA Book Traveler - Author Interview
January 24th - Alexa Loves Books - Gift Guide
January 25th - YA and Wine - Review 
January 28th - Twirling Pages - Author Interview 
January 29th - MTMC Tours - Quotes from Circle of Shadows
January 30th - Paperfury - Feature
January 31st - It Starts at Midnight - Feature
February 1st- The Books Buzz - Transforming into a Taiga


  1. Great job shopping for suggested gifts related to this exciting book. I want the jacket!

  2. Yay for stunning blog tour post :D Thank you for sharing Alexa. <3 I'm unsure if I want to read this book or not, haha. It do look interesting :)


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