Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Most Anticipated Books For The Second Half of 2017

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Top Ten Tuesday an original feature that was created and hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.  Essentially, for each week the list is a new topic and the feature is designed to share lists with other bookish folks!  I love reading these posts and it’s a fun way to get to know your fellow bloggers.

This week, the theme was the Top Ten Most Anticipated Reads for the Second Half of 2017.   Well, this one was a difficult one for me because I basically want to read EVERYTHING ALWAYS.  I am insane. However, there are some books that came to mind immediately: some of my favourite authors have novels coming out, some books I have read and am DYING to discuss them with other people and some of them are just books that I have been waiting anxiously for their release date!

Keep reading to see which books I am most anticipating for the second half of 2017!

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#cjsreads2017: Seed (Ania Ahlborn) @aniaahlborn

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In honour of Ania Ahlborn’s newest release, The Devil Crept In (you can check out my review for that one HERE), #cjsreads decided to read her first novel, Seed.  SO. CREEPY.

Keep reading below for a synopsis of the book and our thoughts.

 

 

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Sitting Down With Ania Ahlborn #authorinterview #q&a @aniaahlborn @gallerybooks

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Unless you are brand new to Clues and Reviews, you know how much I adore Ania Ahlborn. Her writing is smart, chilling and downright addicting.  In honour of her new book, The Devil Crept In, releasing TODAY, I had the opportunity to ask Ania Ahlborn some questions.

In case you missed it, I read The Devil Crept In late last year and LOVED IT! I think it was my favourite Ania Ahlborn, to date.   You can check out my review here.

The novel follows a young boy, Stevie, whose best friend (and cousin), Jude, goes missing. Sick with worry at the loss of his only friend, Stevie begins his own search for what happened to Jude when he went into the woods. Deer Valley, the town where the boys reside, is no stranger to tragedy; a little boy went missing (and was murdered) years ago and animals in the town go missing often. Stevie continues his search and finds out that whatever is in the woods is a lot more sinister than he could even imagine. And when Jude shows up back in town, seemingly unharmed, Stevie realizes that this Jude is not Jude. Whatever evil lurks in the woods seems to have crept in.  Super creepy right?!

Super creepy right?!

 The Devil Crept In had a little bit of everything, for every reader. It contains some elements of every genre (supernatural, horror, thriller, mystery) and has such multi-dimensional characters. I truly became invested in each storyline.  I have been recommending this book to everyone and anyone. I am already naming this one as one of my favourite releases of 2017!

Keep scrolling to check out what the author, Ania Ahlborn, had to say about her new novel, her writing process and life in general!

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Book Review: The Bird Eater (Ania Ahlborn)

Screen Shot 2017-01-05 at 7.10.26 AM.pngTwenty years ago, Aaron’s aunt, his main caregiver, passed away unexpectedly in her home (known as Holbrook House), leaving him alone. After his seven-year-old son passes away in an accident, he finds himself back to her home in Arkansas as he tries to deal with his own grief and his addictions.   Once he arrives back home, he hears stories and rumors of what has been happening at Holbrook House.   Aaron doesn’t believe in the paranormal but begins to change his tune when he begins to see a strange boy everywhere he goes.   As Aaron becomes more paranoid, begins experiencing visions and having strange dreams, whatever is happening at Holbrook House seems to be getting stronger….will Aaron be able to fight his own demons to stay alive or will what is happening in Holbrook House consume him?

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