Beyond a Darkened Shore

Beyond a Darkened Shore

The ancient land of irinn is mired in war. Ciara, Princess of Mide, has never known a time when irinn?s kingdoms were not battling for power, or Northmen were not plundering their shores. The people of Mide have thankfully always been safe because of Ciara?s unearthly ability to control her enemies? minds and actions. But lately, a mysterious crow has been appearing to C The ancient land of irinn is mired in war. Ciara, Princess of Mide, has never known a time when irinn?s...

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Title:Beyond a Darkened Shore
Author:Jessica Leake
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Genres:Fantasy
ISBN:From Blood and Ash
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:435 pages pages

Beyond a Darkened Shore Reviews

  • Damaris (GoodChoiceReading)
    Oct 25, 2017
    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yes! Yes! No cliff hanger, but please let there be another book!! I need more of Leif & Ciara!!!! ...
  • Milena
    Mar 19, 2018
    The cover and the blurb of Beyond a Darkened Shore intrigued me enough to want to read the book but I didn't know that it's a historical fantasy that mixes Celtic and Norse mythologies. When I stared reading the book and realized it has all of those things I was so much more excited to...
  • Jasmine from How Useful It Is
    Oct 10, 2017
    About: Beyond a Darkened Shore is a young adult fantasy written by Jessica Leake. It will be published on 4/10/18 by HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins, 432 pages. The genres are young adult, fiction, fantasy, mythology, and historical. This book is intended for readers ages 14 an...
  • Kristen
    Sep 29, 2017
    This book was really fun! The start was a tad slow in places but after 40% it got epic! The middle portion of the book had me absolutely hooked! ...
  • ALEXA
    Mar 23, 2018
    Things I liked: Norse + Celt mythology, a warrior princess, quest story format (because who doesn?t like a good quest?), stand-alone Things that weren?t my cup of tea: the story execution While I did end up finishing this one, it ended up being a fairly average read. I though...
  • Katerina
    May 22, 2018
    What a lovely surprise! I hadn?t heard of Beyond a Darkened Shore until it was featured in Fairyloot?s April box themed ?Whimsical Journeys?, and it couldn?t be more suitable because it was a whimsical, all-encompassing journey indeed! With an intricate blend of Norse ...
  • Alexandra Harris
    May 05, 2018
    Soooo I kinda got this book 3 time this month in boxes and crates, and I was nervous after seeing a 3.7 rating, but I actually loved this book, and I honestly can?t tell you why. It had a few flaws that would usually take some star power and deductions, but y?all! I actually reall...
  • Stacee
    Apr 02, 2018
    2.5 stars? I was all over that synopsis and the bird on the cover and sadly it took a lot for me to get through this one. I really liked Ciara and Leif. She stands up for herself and he?s cocky and together they?re fantastic. I loved the scenes of them bantering or kissing o...
  • mith
    Nov 28, 2017
    Rating to change; I'm a bit torn on how I feel about this. ...
  • Kassidy
    May 23, 2018
    *3.5* I loved the richness of the Norse and Celtic mythology set in Irish history, but the pacing of the story dragged for me. ...
  • nät
    Apr 27, 2018
    WOW! this turned out to be far better then expected! ?The laws are clear: there are only two strong enough to defeat them. One born for it, the other through great sacrifice.? everything I loved: ? vikings ? Ireland!!! ? norse/celtic mythology ? a badass ...
  • Tara♥
    May 16, 2018
    I'm not even sure where to begin with this. I can't remember the last time I disliked something so much. Well I kind of can but it's not worth mentioning. I'm pretty much a 'if you can't say anything nice don't say anything at all' kind of person. When it comes to books especially, ...
  • Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin
    May 03, 2018
    I just got my April Fairyloot today. They sent an email saying it was going to be late. Anyway, if you want to see the stuff, click on the link under the picture. ? THE GOODS I loved the book just like I hoped I would!! Happy Reading! Mel ??? ...
  • Sophie "Beware Of The Reader"
    May 23, 2018
    MINI REVIEW I got this book in my April Fairyloot box. I was surprise to find this book but also happy and intrigued as it hasen't been hyped. I would dive in blind! I read it in three days due to work, chores, etc. and if I liked reading about Leif and Ciara's story I can't s...
  • K.A.
    Jun 25, 2017
    I was lucky enough to read an arc of this book in exchange for an honest review. And oh, was it a beautiful and kick-ass book. Filled with Celtic and Norse mythology, Viking battles, wars with gods and monsters--both human and non--pacing that built and built perfectly, and a slow-burn...
  • Anissa (FairyLoot)
    Jul 14, 2017
    Wow. I am at a loss for words. I loved this book SO much! The story captured me right from the start and I was rooting for Ciara and Leif so hard. On top of the fantastic characters and story, I loved all of the Celtic and Norse mythology. Everything was just perfect and I never wanted...
  • Danielle (Life of a Literary Nerd)
    Mar 27, 2018
    ?The laws are clear: there are only two strong enough to defeat them. One born for it, the other through great sacrifice.? I will always pick up a mythology book. It?s one of my book buzz words that almost guarantees I will be interested in reading a book. I?m happy to say...
  • Maram
    Aug 31, 2017
    you know it's going to be a good book when there's a freakin crow on the cover ? ...
  • ✨ Kaira ✨
    Jun 08, 2018
    Plot - 5 Writing style - 4.5 Characters - 4.5 Romance - 5 In which a powerful Christian princess fought alongside with a clingy Norse warrior to stop the giants from conquering the world. Plot - I would be lying if I'll say the plot was very original because the conflict some...
  • Sabrina
    Nov 06, 2017
    Checkout my full review on my blog! http://omgbooksandmorebooks.blogspot.... tw: mention and attempt of rape in the book, this happened around 37%/38% of the novel, chapter 11. There are so many unique things about Beyond a Darkened Shore, the setting, the characters, the plot a...
  • Cait • A Page with a View
    Sep 07, 2017
    Release date: April 10, 2018 Ok, let me get some serious fangirling out of the way first because this book had every element I love and was easily one of my most anticipated releases of 2018. I mean, there's a warrior princess in magical ancient Ireland, tons of Irish mythology, Nor...
  • Jess (◕‿◕✿)
    May 09, 2018
    Rating is a 4.5. Could have been a five star, but I had a few problems when it came to pacing and awkward sentences. I'll explain more in my review, but overall? I actually really enjoyed this one. ...
  • Lena
    Apr 25, 2018
    This sounds like a seperate Matthias & Nina (SoC) AU story in a way and I'm all here for it! ...
  • Ines
    May 27, 2018
    3'75 stars I was a bit disappointed, I think I was expecting more and in my opinion it was a bit boring, but overall I still enjoyed it a lot. What I liked the most were the characters. Highly recommend it if you're looking for a Vikings story with some Norse mythology aspects. ...
  • Lin
    May 30, 2018
    coming soon ...
  • Sabrina The Trash Queen
    Feb 12, 2018
    ? A warrior princess has to team up with the enemy to safe the world? ? And she has the ability to control minds? And actions? BLOODY BADASS. ...
  • Adrienne Young
    Mar 26, 2018
    A sweep-you-away fantasy filled with mythology, romance, mystery and magic. I really loved this one and I think YA readers will too! So happy I got to read an early copy. ...
  • Jeanne
    May 08, 2018
    A disappointing 2.5 stars. This started off really well, and I was (almost) enjoying it even more than Ace of Shades (which I read just before this one), but the second half of this book simply fell apart with no rhyme or reason. The world building turned awkward, the main plot ...
  • The Nerd Daily
    Jun 07, 2018
    Originally posted on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice Ciara is the Princess of Mide, in the land of Eirinn, a land plagued by the attacks of Northmen?men who plague her lands by pillaging and plundering the lands of Eirinn, but she?s able to keep them at bay using he...
  • Sara (sarabara081)
    Mar 15, 2018
    You can find more of my reviews at Forever 17 Books. 4.5 stars! Beyond a Darkened Shore is a novel that had so much more to love than I expected! The world is very reminiscent of ancient Ireland and immersed with Celtic and Norse mythology. Ciara is a warrior princess with uni...