Welcome to the Blog Tour for Beauty from Ashes by Pamela Hart, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!
About the Book
Title: Beauty from Ashes
About the Author
Pamela Hart is the author of Beauty from Ashes and City of a Thousand Tears. Raised on a steady diet of fantasy, science fiction and anime, she spent most of her childhood failing to acquire a Boston accent. Since then, she has slurped ramen in Ikebukuro, stampeded through flamenco lessons in Granada, and splashed her way across a fishpond for the Milkman Triathlon in Dexter. During her travels, she tends to overpack horrendously, but never regrets cramming her backpack full of books to devour along the way. She wanders the planet with Joe, the love of her life, and her adorably maniacal Boston terriers, Willy and Marvin.
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(1) winner will receive a print copy of Beauty from Ashes, 2 themed bookmarks, a $15 Amazon gift card, a book themed tote bag, and a book themed pencil case!
Full tour schedule linked below. The giveaway begins at midnight January 17, 2023 and will last through 11:59 PM EST on January 24, 2023. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. Open internationally. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.
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My Thoughts on Beauty From Ashes
As I’m sure you are aware by now, I love a good fantasy book. I am somewhat obsessed with them in fact. However, there is always a bit of apprehension when I pick up a new (to me) author in the fantasy genre; I have had several interesting experiences to say the least.
But after reading the synopsis I was vastly intrigued by the way the plot was set up. It seemed like Pamela Hart was going with an allegorical sci-fi/fantasy bent and I was not wrong or disappointed in this!
The characters were lovely! They were well thought out and truly conveyed their thoughts and feelings without telling me everything. It is not an exact allegorical tale but one that hints at it, but definitely gives no doubt as to whom our hope is found.
It is a YA novel but I think anyone would enjoy it. It is clean, has a good plot and is mostly a quickly paced storyline. Pamela Hart also hinted at more books coming to follow this one up and I would be very curious to read what other adventures she comes up with.
Overally, I totally enjoyed this story and its enchanting characters, easy to follow world building, and allegorical style.
*I volunteered to read this book in return for my honest feedback.