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Splendor and Spark

(Shimmer and Burn #2)

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In this exciting follow-up to Shimmer and Burn, Faris has given up love to save her sister’s life and the dying kingdom of Avinea, but will her sacrifices be enough to overcome the poisoned magic and villains surrounding her on all sides?

The fight is just beginning.

Faris has been forced to give up the man she loves for a dangerous but necessary alliance. Her loyalty is bou
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Published December 4th 2018 by Margaret K. McElderry Books
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mith
Am I reviewing every book i read in the past and left no review for? No, but also yes. Ish.

I’ll be frank: I didn’t think this was as good as the first book. There was a significant lack of North, but I wanna pride myself on being the kind of person that only relies on just the love interest being there lmao. (I am tho so yikes.)

Anyway I’ll keep this short: while a strong sequel and a good finale, I couldn’t enjoy this as much as book one. I missed my vicious princess and I hated the little sist
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Roxanne
Aug 20, 2017 marked it as to-read
I might be alone in this, but please can this have more Alistair??
Beatrice in Bookland
Aug 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs
*I received an arc from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review*

"Poison on the tongue comes from poison in the heart. Not all monsters are bred in the Burn."

1) Shimmer and burn ★★★★☆

This duology deserves so many more fans, it's sad that the majority of readers is sleeping on it. It has everything that you want from a ya fantasy: it has a sweet and angsty romance, an original worldbuilding and complex magic system and Faris, an amazing protagonist.

I don't want to spoil anything because the boo
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Princess
Oct 28, 2018 rated it liked it
I received a copy of this book from Edelweiss and the publisher in exchange for my honest review.

I loved the first book in this series. I was so excited for this second part. I just didn’t feel the same vibe as I did in book one. It drug for the first half. It really picked up at the end and was very exciting. I am glad I stayed with it.
Sheila Goicea
YESSSSS!!! GIVE ME MORE!!!

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Take Me Away To A Great Read
Oct 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic ending to this duology. Magical, swoon worthy, and action packed. The ending is tied up nicely, while still leaving it slightly open for more if Mary wants to write anything else in the world.
Kimberly
Dec 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
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I received an ARC of SPLENDOR AND SPARK from the author, Mary Taranta in exchange for an honest review. Thank you!

North's quest to save the kingdom of Avinea and Faris's quest to save her sister, Cadence continue in this second book of the duology series.

SPLENDOR AND SPARK ventures into the Burn with more action and adventure. As much as I enjoyed book 1, I enjoyed book 2 even more. It's hard to compare the two books since they're both a part of a larger story. Plus, it's as if North and Faris a
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Marie
Oct 12, 2017 marked it as to-read
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Yay! We have a title "SPLENDOR AND SPARK". And the cover is very pretty. Love it!
Expected Pub date: 08/14/2018
So far away but I'll try to be not so impatient.

Cover and title reveal today (and synopsis). In case you missed it, you can check it out here: http://rivetedlit.com/book/splendor-a...
Lovely Loveday
Sep 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Splendor and Spark is the second book in the Shimmer and Burn book series and can be read as a standalone novel. However, once you read you will want to read the first book in the series. Taranta has created a unique fantasy that is compelling and unexpected.
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Can't wait for more Faris and North !
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