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Blog Tour:
The Rise of the Dawnstar
(The Avalonia Chronicles #2)
by Farah Oomerbhoy
{Book Review + Giveaway}

Aurora Firedrake returns in the spellbinding sequel to The Last of the Firedrakes.
The seven kingdoms of Avalonia are crumbling and evil is spreading across the land like a plague. Queen Morgana is close to finding a way to open The Book of Abraxas and it’s only a matter of time until she uses the power trapped inside its pages to enslave the entire world.
With Avalonia growing more dangerous by the day, Aurora must travel through war-torn lands and deep into the heart of the fae kingdom of Elfi. Her goal is to find a legendary weapon infused with the last of the realm’s ancient magic—the only weapon in the world powerful enough to stop the queen.
Aurora might have survived her first battle against Morgana, but the true fight to save her kingdom and restore her throne has only just begun…
Series: The Avalonia Chronicles #2
Source: Netgalley
Format: ebook
Genre: YA Fantasy
Rating: 5 Stars
Publisher: Wise Ink Creative Publishing
Release Date: April 24th, 2017

My Review...

I just read the very last page, what can I say? I absolutely adored The Rise of the Dawnstar! There are so many emotions I am feeling right now, shock being the most prominent of them all! Don't worry, it's a good shock but my goodness, THAT ENDING!

That being said, let's get into why I loved this book...
  1. All the fantastical plot twist! Throughout the story, all of these beautiful twists would just pop up out of nowhere that were completely unguessable!! What can I say, THE PLOT WAS FANTASTIC! 
  2. The Worldbuilding- From the moment I read the first book, The Last of the Firedrakes I was in love with the world of Avalonia. But I must say, delving into this sequel was even more magical! I loved the wonderful journey into Elfi! 
  3. The Writing- Farah has a lovely way with words, this story will jump out at you and pull you in! The descriptive writing had me so immersed in the story and I didn't want to stop reading leave!
  4. The Romance- Pretty much every book that I pick up has romance, it's my favorite thing about a story. The romance within this book was heart-pounding, heartbreaking and swoon-worthy! I will warn you that there is a *slight* love triangle. If you are a follower of my blog you know I practically detest triangles, but I LOVED THIS ONE! Either I'm changing as a reader or Farah just has oh-so-incredible talent! I'm going with the incredible talent! 
All-in-All: A wonderful sequel that will have you immersed in an incredible world full of fantasy, amazing plot twist and swoon-worthy romance!


For each stop on tour, there will be a special number at the end of the post. Collect all the numbers, add them up, and enter to win one of three prizes! Once you have all the numbers you can enter the giveaway here:

The giveaway closes on May 21st, 11:59 pm Eastern US time. 

Runner Up Prize

Grand Prize

My number is 28

Good luck! 

Follow the Tour...

Friday, May 5th
●Interview – Sarah Benson (

Monday, May 8th
●Guest post and review – Creatyvebooks (
●Guest post – J. M. Butler (Telling stories, reading books, and savoring life) (

Tuesday, May 9th
●Review – Fabric of Life (
●Review – OldVictorianQuill (

Wednesday, May 10th
●Guest post and review – Kindle and Me (

Thursday, May 11th
●Interview and review – The YA Wizard (
●Interview – Coffee Addicts Book Reviews (

Friday, May 12th
●Review – Darcy’s Book Blog (
●Review – Rockin’ Book Reviews (


  1. This sounds like a wonderful series. I am glad that you enjoyed it as much as you did.


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