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#53: Silver Phoenix - Cindy Pon (Review for Women Wielding Blades Event April 8-14)


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Synopsis & Book Info:
On the day of her first betrothal meeting--and rejection--Ai Ling discovers a power welling deep within her. she can reach into other people’s spirits, hear their thoughts, see their dreams…and that’s just the beginning.
Ai Ling has been marked by the immortals; her destiny lies in the emperor’s palace, where a terrible evil has lived, stealing souls, for centuries. she must conquer this enemy and rescue her captive father, while mythical demons track her every step. and then she meets Chen Yong, a young man with a quest of his own, whose fate is intertwined with hers. here is a heart-stopping, breathtaking tale for fans of action, fantasy, and romance--of anything with the making of legend.

Cindy Pon's Website


Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
ISBN: 9780061730245
Purchase at Amazon





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My Opinion:
AH-mazing!
Ai-Ling is one fierce girl, but for the longest time she has no what's going on. That's part of what makes the story really interesting though.
Then Chen Yong really shone through. I found myself wanting to follow his story in the end.
Strong women will love the strong female lead in this story, and because the author is so good at describing the characters and setting up the scene, the guys will like it and think of movies like Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
A really fantabulous story that I definitely want to continue with the second book, Fury of the Phoenix.


5/5


Recommend? Most definitely, YES!


~I received a copy from Velvet for Event. I was not compensated for my opinion.~

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