“Readers will be enthralled by Margaret Rogerson’s Vespertine. It’s a dark and mysterious tale with rich world-building and an ending that leaves hopes for at least one more book.”Sheaf & Ink
Vespertine Sheaf & Ink Mini Book Review
A breathtaking new fantasy from YA author Margaret Rogerson, readers will enter the pages of Vespertine on bated breath. Threatened by violent spirits, a young nun binds herself to an ancient being through a holy relic, making a deal for its help in order to save the world.
Grand in scope, Rogerson envelopes us in a rich new world haunted by spirits, giving us an intricate hierarchy and layout of the dead. She also continues her skilled craft in clever, witty banter between characters that fans of Rogerson will love.
As violence erupts in a thrall of undead, the stakes growing higher after every chapter, readers will rush through this book like a torrent of wind. With surprise plot twists, ghosts penned in every page, and characters who will become new favorites, this book feels like the beginning.
It begs for a second book.
Happy Reading ̴ Cece
RATING: – Exceptionally Inked
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CONTENT WARNINGS: Death and violence.
Vespertine Blog Tour
From the New York Times bestselling author of Sorcery of Thorns and An Enchantment of Ravens comes a thrilling new YA fantasy about a teen girl with mythic abilities who must defend her world against restless spirits of the dead.
The dead of Loraille do not rest.
Artemisia is training to be a Gray Sister, a nun who cleanses the bodies of the deceased so that their souls can pass on; otherwise, they will rise as spirits with a ravenous hunger for the living. She would rather deal with the dead than the living, who trade whispers about her scarred hands and troubled past.
When her convent is attacked by possessed soldiers, Artemisia defends it by awakening an ancient spirit bound to a saint’s relic. It is a revenant, a malevolent being that threatens to possess her the moment she drops her guard. Wielding its extraordinary power almost consumes her—but death has come to Loraille, and only a vespertine, a priestess trained to wield a high relic, has any chance of stopping it. With all knowledge of vespertines lost to time, Artemisia turns to the last remaining expert for help: the revenant itself.
As she unravels a sinister mystery of saints, secrets, and dark magic, her bond with the revenant grows. And when a hidden evil begins to surface, she discovers that facing this enemy might require her to betray everything she has been taught to believe—if the revenant doesn’t betray her first.
Author Margaret Rogerson
Pages 400 Pages
Intended Target Audience Young Adult
Genre & Keywords YA FICTION-Fantasy, Paranormal
Part of a Series? No
Source & Format NetGalley, Digital Copy
Publication Date October 5, 2021 by Margaret K. McElderry Books
Margaret Rogerson is the author of the New York Times bestsellers An Enchantment of Ravens and Sorcery of Thorns. She has a bachelor’s degree in cultural anthropology from Miami University. When not reading or writing she enjoys sketching, gaming, making pudding, and watching more documentaries than is socially acceptable (according to some). She lives near Cincinnati, Ohio, beside a garden full of hummingbirds and roses.
Margaret is represented by Sara Megibow of KT Literary
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Blog Tour Vespertine Giveaway Details
Up for grabs on the book blog tour is two (2) copies of VESPERTINE by Margaret Rogerson, one a physical finished copy and one a digital copy. Open USA only.
Giveaway starts: Monday, September 27, 2021
Giveaway ends: Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 12:00 a.m. CDTa Rafflecopter giveaway
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