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When Keegan’s father, the Demon King of Fire, attempted to produce an heir, a surge of light energy interrupted the process. One tiny piece of the newly forming demon broke off. That piece is Keegan. For years, he has attempted to lay low, watching from the shadows while his monstrous brother Aidan, the true Prince of Fire, is groomed for the throne.

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Published January 14th 2020
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Interesting, Entertaining and Original!



Terrific story about Hell, demons, power, and humanity. I really liked this original story about two brothers that are demons from Hell who are sent to Earth to perform a task. The premise was great for a supernatural story and the characters were perfect. Though there is romance for each of the brothers, the story focuses more on their relationship as brothers, the relationship with their father (Adramelech, the King of Fire in Hell), and their task on ea
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James
Sons of Fire of by Tracy Auerbach turned out to be one of the bigger surprises of my 2019 reads. I'm generally not a frequent science-fiction or fantasy reader, but a friend recommended this author. Since the book is geared toward young adult readers, I thought perhaps it'd work for me... and wow, did it ever! I truly enjoyed my first Auerbach read, and now I'll be checking out her earlier works to see what else is out there waiting to be devoured.

The plot is simple. Two brothers. One seemingly
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Cassie
Dec 23, 2019 marked it as dnf
I really wanted to like this one :(

Let me clarify: nothing is wrong with this story! It’s written well and has a compelling plot. Characters that are interesting enough. But.... I just don’t feel like reading something set in a high school setting. I thought this was an adult book, so I had different expectations going into this. I thought it would be about two brothers being sent to earth to complete a series of tasks for Lucifer. And, yeah, that’s basically what’s happening here. But it’s onl
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Candace Robinson
Oct 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book! It was original with two awesome demon brothers! It felt refreshing getting two male POVs! The lore was so cool!

It was packed with everything I could want in a book! Emotion, swoon, world building, and flames! Aidan and Keegan will stay in my head for a while! Highly recommend it!
Inkslinger
Jan 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: poor-sweet-boys
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ARC provided by NetGalley and Tracy Auerbach. All opinions are mine and freely given.

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01-17: "The being before him contained so much power that it only held its pretty visage through sheer force of will. And still it wanted more. Always hungry, always obedient, always his."

I've been duped. Or rather, I've allowed myself to be duped. And if you know me, you understand this is almost an unheard of occurrence.. but let me explain, while I try not to s
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Cindy ✩☽♔
Jan 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley, arc, fantasy
An entertaining tale about brotherhood, power and what it means to be human.

Keegan is the good brother or the shitty demon if you asked their father. Known by all, as the one with a soul, he feels more than anyone in his position should. Despite everything, Keegan loves his brother. Even if his brother seems to have little love or use for him.

Aidan, on the other hand, is the father's ideal son or more accurately the ideal pawn. Driven almost entirely by a hunger for power Aidan spends little t
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Aly
Feb 26, 2020 rated it really liked it
What a fun, intriguing story!
This story about two demon brothers experiencing humanity and bonding was sweet and interesting. I didn't want to stop reading, I had to know who the borderline soul was! Keegan was a gentle, nice guy and I love that he was always trying to be friends with Aidan, even when he pushed Keegan away. Aidan had the biggest transformation and secrets, his crush on Libby was cute and I liked that he took to being a human so quickly.
The main thread of this story was brotherh
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Sheila Goicea
I received an ARC of this book from the publisher, The Parliament House, in exchange for an honest review. Thank you! In no way does this affect my rating or review.

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Content Warning: Some Sexual Content, Violence
Every human has the potential for good and the potential for bad within him, and every single thing that happens affects his path.

Sons Of Fire shocked me. To be completely honest, I almost didn’
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Shatarupa  Dhar
Synopsis:
The King of Fire, Adramelech, is finally ready to seize control from his master Lucifer. And in this sordid mission of his, he enlists the services of his true son Aidan Fire. But on the day of creation of his son some two hundred years ago in the Demon Realm, Keegan had also taken form. The twin brothers are as different as any two demons out there, one whose darkness dominates him while the other's light. But when Lucifer sets them a task in order to prove their mettle, it will be
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Permanently_Booked
Jan 14, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: giveaways-arcs
I enjoy an easy read with action, a little romance and characters you can find your readerish heart smiling for. Keegan and Aidan bring all of that to the pages of Sons of Fire with a brotherly dynamic that I adored. Their struggles to find themselves and grow as individuals was well written and made me connect with each brother individually. The typical high school hierarchy, stereotypes and boy meets girl are prevalent throughout the novel. In a way I was hoping for more demonic power and chao ...more
Sara Zaninelli
Nov 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
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“If glass could get stronger under a life of constant degradation, maybe he could too.”

I want to thank the parliament house press for the e-ARC of this book.

Keegan and Aidan are two demon brothers who could not be more different. In their creation something went wrong and Keegan received the ability to feel emotions, like humans.. like angels. Whereas Aidan was forced to follow his Father’s orders without thinking, without complaining.. the perfect weapon. One day they mess up with their father’
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Scott Sanford
Oct 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
An enjoyable quick read with a strong, self-contained story. I recommend this book for anyone looking for a nice change of pace between longer series or a good entry point for the urban fantasy genre. I enjoyed the characterization of the central characters, and I thought that both of the brothers had interesting viewpoints that were well developed.

I also enjoyed the unique take on the demon realm within the book. The story uses the dichotomy between the demon realm and the human world to estab
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Sarah
Sep 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is utterly engrossing! Sons of Fire reads like a YA version of Lucifer but with twin demonic brothers, a coming of age story like you've never seen, and a devil of a, well devil. The pacing is perfect, the cast is developed and compelling, and I can't wait to see what comes next from Tracy Auerbach.
Justine
Jan 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
See this review and others at Whisper & Wonder .

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They do it because they're human; beautifully imperfect. And then they pick themselves up again and keep going.

Adramelech, Demon King of Fire, seeks the means to expand his influence within the underworld, and what better way to harness the limitless power of trapped souls than to design the perfect weapon, an heir. However, The Morningstar has other plans, and through a violent blast of Holy Fire, the Fire King's creation is fractured. The re
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Shorouk Abd Elhamid
Jan 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
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This book was provided as an e-arc by NetGalley
I was confused at the beginning especially from the names of the places and the people but that didn't last long.
The story was good. It is 3.5 stars cause it was a bit slow for my taste.I wasn't enjoying some parts but with the second half, I started to love the story because of the characters' growth. I loved the bond between the brothers. It was very well hidden and it was beautiful to see unfold.

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DesiRae Jones
Jan 21, 2020 rated it liked it
*I received this book free for my honest opinion*

This book was..... different. Honestly I'm not really sure how I feel about it. It definitely didn't pull me in like some of the books I've read recently, and took far longer to finish then it should have.

There isnt much action, very little romance, and it's a very clean read. It does get you thinking a little about humanity, and the outcomes of how ones environment can lead a person one way or the other in the battle of good and evil though. Ther
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Amanda
Jan 13, 2020 rated it liked it
I would like to thank Tracy Auerbach and Xpresso Book Tours for my copy of the ARC. Due to this kind gesture, I have decided to leave an honest review.

When the Demon King of Fire Adramelech decides its finally time to make an heir, what happens when it does not go to plan? When a higher being intervenes and he ends up with twins? One strong and controllable, the other smart but seen as a lesser demon, our Fire King is not best pleased. Can Adramelech carry on with his plans or will one just
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Bella
We meet two brothers...Keegan and Aidan.
Keegan is the black sheep of the two. He is the one with the good heart and everyone knows it. His father could care less for him however. Aidan on the other hand is daddy's prized son and why? He's just as evil and power hungry as his father....completely heartless as well.
The two have been asked to do a task that they both failed horribly at and are forced to go to the real world and work together, but that becomes a problem. One still has demon tendenc
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Shana
Jan 14, 2020 rated it did not like it
Shelves: dnf
I had high hopes for this book. After reading the synopsis, I added it to my Want To Read and have been waiting for this to become available. This morning I wake up to Goodreads telling me the day had finally arrived! Opened my kindle, bought it, and sat down to enjoy a good story.

WTF?

I'd honestly love to know what the other reviewers were smoking, because this book is awful. DNF'd at 6%. Frankly, I'm still laughing about naming one of the MCs Aidan Fire. Fire Fire. Like the wolf named Moon Moon
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ALuna
Dec 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A debut young adult coming of age fantasy, this reads as an adventure story with a lot of heart. Two sons of a demon are banished to Earth to complete a quest together with everything to gain and everything to lose. The stakes are high in this one, but you can't assume you know who the "good" or the "bad" is in either the twin brothers or the secondary cast. Speaking of the secondary cast, I enjoyed the demons who made "guest appearances" to offer a multi-dimensional view of the brothers' world ...more
C. Lewis
Jan 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I was pleasantly surprised by this book! I had put myself on a schedule to read a few chapters at a time. Yeah, that didn't work. I DEVOURED this awesome book! I loved following these two demon brothers. And the writing is just excellent!!❤❤❤ I highly recommend.😊
Katelynn Watkins
Jan 14, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: book-reviews
Imagine keeping to the shadows for your entire life, watching a powerful demon king groom the heir to his bloodstained and charred throne…who also happens to be your brother. A story of family, royalty, duty, and survival, Sons of Fire by Tracy Auerbach is a thrilling YA adventure read that combines reality and fantasy in unexpected ways.

While the plot’s premise is one we’ve read before, the devil is in the details. Two brothers, one favored (Aidan, the Prince of Fire) and one just trying to sta
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Meghan
This book was received as an ARC from Tracy Auerbach in exchange for an honest review. Opinions and thoughts expressed in this review are completely my own.

This was such a nice cup of tea to read. This had the trifecta of a great book, Drama, Action and Conflict. Keegan was casted as the son of the King of the Demon Fire but the reincarnation went wrong and there is Keegan. Along with his brother Aidan the true heir to the throne, Keegan and Aidan are bound to complete tasks for their father bu
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Energy
Dec 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
Twin brothers Keegan and Aidan couldn't be more different. For one, they aren't human, but that doesn't mean that Keegan doesn't feel things like a human. He's been tasked in life with one goal, control his brother Aidan. Aidan is tasked with growing stronger, consuming souls for one purpose set forth by their father. Until unwatched for mere moments, Aidan consumes too much, and the brothers are cast out on a mission, their only goal is to succeed if they want to live.

This book was such a plea
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Tasha Leigh
This was a weird one. Coming off the back of The Sin Soldiers I was so damn excited but unfortunately this one missed the mark a little.

So ill keep this one short. I loved the premise of it - two demons have been sent to earth to make up for a mistake one of them made. Aidan, heir (kind of) to the kingdom of Hell is made human, while his lesser demon brother with a soul Keegan gets to stay in his demonic form. It started out well with the brothers being on a quest to find and tip a 'borderline s
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Skye
Jan 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
First off, I would like to thank Parliament House press for the e-ARC of this book in exchange for my honest review.

This is definitely a enjoyable quick read for anyone who enjoys the supernatural. It focuses on two demon brothers, Keegan and Aiden, sons of the King of Fire in Hell, both sent to earth to complete a task. As the brothers learn to adapt to the human life, they both want more then to follow their father’s rule. There’s many twist and turns! The characters are well developed, the w
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Virginia Babcock
Feb 04, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Makes You Care About Young Demons

This book delivers an engaging story about two young demon brothers as promised. I enjoyed experiencing their lives both in Hell and high school. I especially liked how Aidan handled his limitations and negative situations in school. The brothers eventually triumph.

This is a good book for young readers with a single exception. The ending felt false to me. We humans like to think we could, but no one can really defeat the devil on his terms. That’s the whole poin
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Aly
Jan 12, 2020 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
For the most part, I did like this book. It was interesting to see Keegan and Aidan adapt to human life after a mistake down in Hell. The two brothers definitely saved the book for me, as it was really the only thing that kept me reading. I enjoyed their differing personalities, and seeing them adjusting and then taking a newfound appreciation of their situation was fun. The overall story though, such as the task and then the ending, just didn't do enough for me. It was alright, but it could've ...more
Thee Princess
Jan 12, 2020 rated it liked it
I really liked this book but there were some issues I couldn't look over. Let's start with what I liked then we can move on to what I didn't like.

Likes:
-Brother Dynamic
-The Character development
-The different lores

Dislikes:
-Fat Shaming
-The school experience
-The Father and how he handled his sons


Basically this is a good book if you want to read about some family struggles. I liked how the brothers switched places and they both had to learn to adjust. I would read this book again, I just don't
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Bethanye Winters
Jan 21, 2020 rated it liked it
Two demon brothers, Keegan and Aidan are different as night & day. Which makes this resd so interesting.
One raised to be a heir while one is ignored.
When an event causes them to be cast on earth they must work together to save themselves.
As they navigate thru their quest things slowly turn out to not what seem

Lucifer meets riverdale this is a fantastic read, fast paced and entertaining from the very 1st chapter.
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Tracy Auerbach is an author of science fiction and fantasy for teens and adults. As an avid reader with a vivid imagination, she chose to study film, English, and education, and went on to teach and write STEM curriculum for the New York Department of Education. This helped to polish her writing skills and ignite her passion for science fiction and fantasy.

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