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Review: From Blood and Ash (Blood and Ash #1)

Good evening and happy Sunday!! I hope you all enjoyed your weekend. ❤
Today I’m back with a review for what has got to be my most disappointing read of the year, perhaps even my life, and that is my favourite author, Jennifer L. Armentrout’s latest release, From Blood and Ash.
Happy reading!! 😉

From Blood and Ash by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Genre: New Adult – Fantasy, Romance
Series: Blood and Ash #1
Pages: 634
Publication Date: March 2020
My Rating: 2 of 5 stars
Read July 2020

Goodreads Synopsis:
Captivating and action-packed, From Blood and Ash is a sexy, addictive, and unexpected fantasy perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Laura Thalassa.
A Maiden…
Chosen from birth to usher in a new era, Poppy’s life has never been her own. The life of the Maiden is solitary. Never to be touched. Never to be looked upon. Never to be spoken to. Never to experience pleasure. Waiting for the day of her Ascension, she would rather be with the guards, fighting back the evil that took her family, than preparing to be found worthy by the gods. But the choice has never been hers.
A Duty…
The entire kingdom’s future rests on Poppy’s shoulders, something she’s not even quite sure she wants for herself. Because a Maiden has a heart. And a soul. And longing. And when Hawke, a golden-eyed guard honor bound to ensure her Ascension, enters her life, destiny and duty become tangled with desire and need. He incites her anger, makes her question everything she believes in, and tempts her with the forbidden.
A Kingdom…
Forsaken by the gods and feared by mortals, a fallen kingdom is rising once more, determined to take back what they believe is theirs through violence and vengeance. And as the shadow of those cursed draws closer, the line between what is forbidden and what is right becomes blurred. Poppy is not only on the verge of losing her heart and being found unworthy by the gods, but also her life when every blood-soaked thread that holds her world together begins to unravel.

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Have you read From Blood and Ash yet? Did you think that it lived up to the hype?
Is this book on your TBR?
What’s your favourite Jennifer L. Armentrout book?
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