Bearskin by Jamie Robyn Wood (Blog Tour Review & Giveaway)

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Welcome to my tour stop for Bearskin by Jamie Robyn Wood! If you like fantasy or fairy tales, then this one is for you. Check out all the info, my full review, and a giveaway below...

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by Jamie Robyn Wood
YA Fantasy, Fairy Tale
Paperback & ebook, 288 Pages
September 8th 2015 by Cedar Fort Publishing & Media

Summary

When Conrad, Moiria, and Heppson’s evil enchantress mother tries to convince them to follow her dark ways, they must each decide where the line lies between good and evil, magic and mythology. Based on a lesser-known fairy tale, this young adult book features an impossible romance, an intricate plot, and twists you won’t see coming.

  

My Review

Bearskin was a fabulous fairy tale retelling! It was an intricate tale with connected stories that all pushed forward a plot about a two families that became one and those that are pulled into their path as love struggles against evil. The characters were interesting and fully fledged. The ending, perfect for this story.

The characters. The evil queen who wasn't always evil and a good and powerful king who was fooled. Two princes, half-brothers, and their will that was strung again the evil queen. A sister who tried to protect and became something she didn't intend. Two sisters full of love who had separate paths to follow and love of their own to find. The characters all struggled, didn't always make the best choices, but their desires were as they should have been.

I loved how the various stories of the characters worked separately and then all came together to build this story. I was disappointed by some of the characters at some points, but they were only human with human fears and doubts. They also had so much loyalty and love, which saved them in the end.

If you enjoy fantasy or fairy tales, then I'd recommend Bearskin. A tale of sacrifice, evil intent, friendship, love, and redemption.

Content: Some violence, but clean.

Source: I would like to thank Cedar Fort for my complimentary copy, which did not affect my review in any way.

About the Author

Jamie Robyn Wood

Jamie Robyn Wood is a full-time wife and mother and a part-time fantasy writer and essayist. Jamie never imagined the wind could blow so hard and so cold until she moved to the Midwest. Now she prefers to hunker inside the house with a cup of hot chocolate and a story to write. Bearskin is her first novel. She, her husband, their five children, and their “pet” squirrels currently reside in Coralville, Iowa.


Giveaway

ebook of Bearskin
Provided by the publisher
Open internationally
Ends September 26th

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