Smoke in the Sun (Flame in the Mist #2)

Smoke in the Sun (Flame in the Mist #2)

The highly anticipated sequel to Flame in the Mist?an addictive, sumptuous finale that will leave readers breathless from the bestselling author of The Wrath and the Dawn. After Okami is captured in the Jukai forest, Mariko has no choice?to rescue him, she must return to Inako and face the dangers that have been waiting for her in the Heian Castle. She tricks her brother, K The highly anticipated sequel to Flame in the Mist?an addictive, sumptuous finale that will leave readers breat...

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Title:Smoke in the Sun (Flame in the Mist #2)
Author:Renee Ahdieh
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Genres:Fantasy
ISBN:Smoke in the Sun
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:416 pages pages

Smoke in the Sun (Flame in the Mist #2) Reviews

  • Sara
    Apr 27, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

  • Cora ☕ Tea Party Princess
    May 15, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

    Real Rating: 2.75 Last year I read the first book in this duology,Flame in the Mist.I liked it. It was alright. I gave it three stars. I also had so many questions in terms of worldbuilding and the magic system. I also had some problems with the oh, so intelligent main character...

    5 Words: Family, loyalty, attraction, betrayal, power. THIS is how you write a second book. It was wonderful and I enjoyed it so much more than the first. As I started this book I was like "help, what happened in the first one?" and I searched for recaps. Because you have to have...

  • T♠️bi
    May 17, 2017

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

  • Emily May
    Apr 20, 2017

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

  • Suzanne
    Jun 12, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

  • Raven_Blake (dreamy addictions)
    Jun 12, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

    Real Rating: 2.75 Last year I read the first book in this duology,Flame in the Mist.I liked it. It was alright. I gave it three stars. I also had so many questions in terms of worldbuilding and the magic system. I also had some problems with the oh, so intelligent main character...

    5 Words: Family, loyalty, attraction, betrayal, power. THIS is how you write a second book. It was wonderful and I enjoyed it so much more than the first. As I started this book I was like "help, what happened in the first one?" and I searched for recaps. Because you have to have...

    Please tell me this is just the UK cover and they will come out with another to match US/hardback-Flame in the Mist please Please tell me this is not a cover change Please it's 2o18 dammit, I thought we were freaking done with cover changing Please? ...

    06/01/2018 : Eh I don't know about the cover though... There didn't have a face in book 1 why added it in book 2 huh ? ...

    ?4 Stars! Smoke In The Sun... ?Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her fury could ignite a fire.? My favorite quotes from this book: 1. ?It had taken her losing everything she knew to finally understand...

    The world building was great where I felt that I was consumed by the authors writing skills. The book is really good except the fact that I got confused with the names?. ...

    Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her anger could ignite a fire. RTC ...

    Smoke in the Sun was well written. It was a spectacular sequel. ...

    I didn?t expect the sequel to be this good but it was and i really, really enjoyed it. Full review coming soon. ...

    5.26.2017 Me: Finished the first book and saw that there's not even a publication date set for the next book yet I don't really like waiting for a long time but I'll wait for Mariko, Okami, Kenshin, Yumi, and the rest of the Black Clan. I'll wait for you... ...

    3.5 ...

    I went into this book only really remembering that Flame in the Mist was a Mulan retelling, and that it was good. I could vaguely remember that Mariko and Okami were taken to the capital city, but that was about it. Hell, I couldn?t even remember who some of the names belonged to. ...

    Actual Rating: 3.5 Stars! Same Review Also Posted On My Blog: Dreamy Addictions Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her anger could ignite a fire. Smoke In The Sun is a final book in the Flame In The Mist duology...

  • Lu
    Jan 04, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

    Real Rating: 2.75 Last year I read the first book in this duology,Flame in the Mist.I liked it. It was alright. I gave it three stars. I also had so many questions in terms of worldbuilding and the magic system. I also had some problems with the oh, so intelligent main character...

    5 Words: Family, loyalty, attraction, betrayal, power. THIS is how you write a second book. It was wonderful and I enjoyed it so much more than the first. As I started this book I was like "help, what happened in the first one?" and I searched for recaps. Because you have to have...

    Please tell me this is just the UK cover and they will come out with another to match US/hardback-Flame in the Mist please Please tell me this is not a cover change Please it's 2o18 dammit, I thought we were freaking done with cover changing Please? ...

  • Alyssa
    Aug 09, 2016

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

  • Joshua Gabriel (조수아)
    May 24, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

    Real Rating: 2.75 Last year I read the first book in this duology,Flame in the Mist.I liked it. It was alright. I gave it three stars. I also had so many questions in terms of worldbuilding and the magic system. I also had some problems with the oh, so intelligent main character...

    5 Words: Family, loyalty, attraction, betrayal, power. THIS is how you write a second book. It was wonderful and I enjoyed it so much more than the first. As I started this book I was like "help, what happened in the first one?" and I searched for recaps. Because you have to have...

    Please tell me this is just the UK cover and they will come out with another to match US/hardback-Flame in the Mist please Please tell me this is not a cover change Please it's 2o18 dammit, I thought we were freaking done with cover changing Please? ...

    06/01/2018 : Eh I don't know about the cover though... There didn't have a face in book 1 why added it in book 2 huh ? ...

    ?4 Stars! Smoke In The Sun... ?Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her fury could ignite a fire.? My favorite quotes from this book: 1. ?It had taken her losing everything she knew to finally understand...

    The world building was great where I felt that I was consumed by the authors writing skills. The book is really good except the fact that I got confused with the names?. ...

    Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her anger could ignite a fire. RTC ...

  • jessica
    Jul 10, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

  • destini mia
    Jun 18, 2017

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

  • Karen
    Jul 07, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

    Real Rating: 2.75 Last year I read the first book in this duology,Flame in the Mist.I liked it. It was alright. I gave it three stars. I also had so many questions in terms of worldbuilding and the magic system. I also had some problems with the oh, so intelligent main character...

    5 Words: Family, loyalty, attraction, betrayal, power. THIS is how you write a second book. It was wonderful and I enjoyed it so much more than the first. As I started this book I was like "help, what happened in the first one?" and I searched for recaps. Because you have to have...

    Please tell me this is just the UK cover and they will come out with another to match US/hardback-Flame in the Mist please Please tell me this is not a cover change Please it's 2o18 dammit, I thought we were freaking done with cover changing Please? ...

    06/01/2018 : Eh I don't know about the cover though... There didn't have a face in book 1 why added it in book 2 huh ? ...

    ?4 Stars! Smoke In The Sun... ?Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her fury could ignite a fire.? My favorite quotes from this book: 1. ?It had taken her losing everything she knew to finally understand...

    The world building was great where I felt that I was consumed by the authors writing skills. The book is really good except the fact that I got confused with the names?. ...

    Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her anger could ignite a fire. RTC ...

    Smoke in the Sun was well written. It was a spectacular sequel. ...

    I didn?t expect the sequel to be this good but it was and i really, really enjoyed it. Full review coming soon. ...

    5.26.2017 Me: Finished the first book and saw that there's not even a publication date set for the next book yet I don't really like waiting for a long time but I'll wait for Mariko, Okami, Kenshin, Yumi, and the rest of the Black Clan. I'll wait for you... ...

    3.5 ...

    I went into this book only really remembering that Flame in the Mist was a Mulan retelling, and that it was good. I could vaguely remember that Mariko and Okami were taken to the capital city, but that was about it. Hell, I couldn?t even remember who some of the names belonged to. ...

    Actual Rating: 3.5 Stars! Same Review Also Posted On My Blog: Dreamy Addictions Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her anger could ignite a fire. Smoke In The Sun is a final book in the Flame In The Mist duology...

    12/07/18 Full Review Okay, I've had a few days to think about this book. I'll say i liked it, but didn't completely love it either I believe this a solid 3.5 rating, I do believe it was well executed, in terms of the plot and action, but it still had a few faults I will have ...

  • Lola  Reviewer
    Jun 01, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

  • destiny ☠ howling libraries
    Nov 16, 2017

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

  • Angelica
    Jun 11, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

    Real Rating: 2.75 Last year I read the first book in this duology,Flame in the Mist.I liked it. It was alright. I gave it three stars. I also had so many questions in terms of worldbuilding and the magic system. I also had some problems with the oh, so intelligent main character...

  • Noha Badawi
    May 29, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

    Real Rating: 2.75 Last year I read the first book in this duology,Flame in the Mist.I liked it. It was alright. I gave it three stars. I also had so many questions in terms of worldbuilding and the magic system. I also had some problems with the oh, so intelligent main character...

    5 Words: Family, loyalty, attraction, betrayal, power. THIS is how you write a second book. It was wonderful and I enjoyed it so much more than the first. As I started this book I was like "help, what happened in the first one?" and I searched for recaps. Because you have to have...

    Please tell me this is just the UK cover and they will come out with another to match US/hardback-Flame in the Mist please Please tell me this is not a cover change Please it's 2o18 dammit, I thought we were freaking done with cover changing Please? ...

    06/01/2018 : Eh I don't know about the cover though... There didn't have a face in book 1 why added it in book 2 huh ? ...

    ?4 Stars! Smoke In The Sun... ?Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her fury could ignite a fire.? My favorite quotes from this book: 1. ?It had taken her losing everything she knew to finally understand...

    The world building was great where I felt that I was consumed by the authors writing skills. The book is really good except the fact that I got confused with the names?. ...

    Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her anger could ignite a fire. RTC ...

    Smoke in the Sun was well written. It was a spectacular sequel. ...

    I didn?t expect the sequel to be this good but it was and i really, really enjoyed it. Full review coming soon. ...

  • Kelly
    May 26, 2017

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

    Real Rating: 2.75 Last year I read the first book in this duology,Flame in the Mist.I liked it. It was alright. I gave it three stars. I also had so many questions in terms of worldbuilding and the magic system. I also had some problems with the oh, so intelligent main character...

    5 Words: Family, loyalty, attraction, betrayal, power. THIS is how you write a second book. It was wonderful and I enjoyed it so much more than the first. As I started this book I was like "help, what happened in the first one?" and I searched for recaps. Because you have to have...

    Please tell me this is just the UK cover and they will come out with another to match US/hardback-Flame in the Mist please Please tell me this is not a cover change Please it's 2o18 dammit, I thought we were freaking done with cover changing Please? ...

    06/01/2018 : Eh I don't know about the cover though... There didn't have a face in book 1 why added it in book 2 huh ? ...

    ?4 Stars! Smoke In The Sun... ?Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her fury could ignite a fire.? My favorite quotes from this book: 1. ?It had taken her losing everything she knew to finally understand...

    The world building was great where I felt that I was consumed by the authors writing skills. The book is really good except the fact that I got confused with the names?. ...

    Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her anger could ignite a fire. RTC ...

    Smoke in the Sun was well written. It was a spectacular sequel. ...

    I didn?t expect the sequel to be this good but it was and i really, really enjoyed it. Full review coming soon. ...

    5.26.2017 Me: Finished the first book and saw that there's not even a publication date set for the next book yet I don't really like waiting for a long time but I'll wait for Mariko, Okami, Kenshin, Yumi, and the rest of the Black Clan. I'll wait for you... ...

  • Adah Udechukwu
    Jun 08, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

    Real Rating: 2.75 Last year I read the first book in this duology,Flame in the Mist.I liked it. It was alright. I gave it three stars. I also had so many questions in terms of worldbuilding and the magic system. I also had some problems with the oh, so intelligent main character...

    5 Words: Family, loyalty, attraction, betrayal, power. THIS is how you write a second book. It was wonderful and I enjoyed it so much more than the first. As I started this book I was like "help, what happened in the first one?" and I searched for recaps. Because you have to have...

    Please tell me this is just the UK cover and they will come out with another to match US/hardback-Flame in the Mist please Please tell me this is not a cover change Please it's 2o18 dammit, I thought we were freaking done with cover changing Please? ...

    06/01/2018 : Eh I don't know about the cover though... There didn't have a face in book 1 why added it in book 2 huh ? ...

    ?4 Stars! Smoke In The Sun... ?Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her fury could ignite a fire.? My favorite quotes from this book: 1. ?It had taken her losing everything she knew to finally understand...

    The world building was great where I felt that I was consumed by the authors writing skills. The book is really good except the fact that I got confused with the names?. ...

    Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her anger could ignite a fire. RTC ...

    Smoke in the Sun was well written. It was a spectacular sequel. ...

  • Manisha
    Jun 22, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

  • Warda
    May 25, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

  • -S♡
    Jun 07, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

    Real Rating: 2.75 Last year I read the first book in this duology,Flame in the Mist.I liked it. It was alright. I gave it three stars. I also had so many questions in terms of worldbuilding and the magic system. I also had some problems with the oh, so intelligent main character...

    5 Words: Family, loyalty, attraction, betrayal, power. THIS is how you write a second book. It was wonderful and I enjoyed it so much more than the first. As I started this book I was like "help, what happened in the first one?" and I searched for recaps. Because you have to have...

    Please tell me this is just the UK cover and they will come out with another to match US/hardback-Flame in the Mist please Please tell me this is not a cover change Please it's 2o18 dammit, I thought we were freaking done with cover changing Please? ...

    06/01/2018 : Eh I don't know about the cover though... There didn't have a face in book 1 why added it in book 2 huh ? ...

    ?4 Stars! Smoke In The Sun... ?Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her fury could ignite a fire.? My favorite quotes from this book: 1. ?It had taken her losing everything she knew to finally understand...

  • elena
    Jul 11, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

    Real Rating: 2.75 Last year I read the first book in this duology,Flame in the Mist.I liked it. It was alright. I gave it three stars. I also had so many questions in terms of worldbuilding and the magic system. I also had some problems with the oh, so intelligent main character...

    5 Words: Family, loyalty, attraction, betrayal, power. THIS is how you write a second book. It was wonderful and I enjoyed it so much more than the first. As I started this book I was like "help, what happened in the first one?" and I searched for recaps. Because you have to have...

    Please tell me this is just the UK cover and they will come out with another to match US/hardback-Flame in the Mist please Please tell me this is not a cover change Please it's 2o18 dammit, I thought we were freaking done with cover changing Please? ...

    06/01/2018 : Eh I don't know about the cover though... There didn't have a face in book 1 why added it in book 2 huh ? ...

    ?4 Stars! Smoke In The Sun... ?Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her fury could ignite a fire.? My favorite quotes from this book: 1. ?It had taken her losing everything she knew to finally understand...

    The world building was great where I felt that I was consumed by the authors writing skills. The book is really good except the fact that I got confused with the names?. ...

    Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her anger could ignite a fire. RTC ...

    Smoke in the Sun was well written. It was a spectacular sequel. ...

    I didn?t expect the sequel to be this good but it was and i really, really enjoyed it. Full review coming soon. ...

    5.26.2017 Me: Finished the first book and saw that there's not even a publication date set for the next book yet I don't really like waiting for a long time but I'll wait for Mariko, Okami, Kenshin, Yumi, and the rest of the Black Clan. I'll wait for you... ...

    3.5 ...

  • Beatrice (beatriceinbookland)
    Jun 09, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

  • Beth
    May 06, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

  • Dannii Elle
    May 08, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

  • Amelia Oswald
    Jun 09, 2017

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

    Real Rating: 2.75 Last year I read the first book in this duology,Flame in the Mist.I liked it. It was alright. I gave it three stars. I also had so many questions in terms of worldbuilding and the magic system. I also had some problems with the oh, so intelligent main character...

    5 Words: Family, loyalty, attraction, betrayal, power. THIS is how you write a second book. It was wonderful and I enjoyed it so much more than the first. As I started this book I was like "help, what happened in the first one?" and I searched for recaps. Because you have to have...

    Please tell me this is just the UK cover and they will come out with another to match US/hardback-Flame in the Mist please Please tell me this is not a cover change Please it's 2o18 dammit, I thought we were freaking done with cover changing Please? ...

    06/01/2018 : Eh I don't know about the cover though... There didn't have a face in book 1 why added it in book 2 huh ? ...

  • Kate (beautifulbookland)
    May 01, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

    Real Rating: 2.75 Last year I read the first book in this duology,Flame in the Mist.I liked it. It was alright. I gave it three stars. I also had so many questions in terms of worldbuilding and the magic system. I also had some problems with the oh, so intelligent main character...

    5 Words: Family, loyalty, attraction, betrayal, power. THIS is how you write a second book. It was wonderful and I enjoyed it so much more than the first. As I started this book I was like "help, what happened in the first one?" and I searched for recaps. Because you have to have...

    Please tell me this is just the UK cover and they will come out with another to match US/hardback-Flame in the Mist please Please tell me this is not a cover change Please it's 2o18 dammit, I thought we were freaking done with cover changing Please? ...

    06/01/2018 : Eh I don't know about the cover though... There didn't have a face in book 1 why added it in book 2 huh ? ...

    ?4 Stars! Smoke In The Sun... ?Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her fury could ignite a fire.? My favorite quotes from this book: 1. ?It had taken her losing everything she knew to finally understand...

    The world building was great where I felt that I was consumed by the authors writing skills. The book is really good except the fact that I got confused with the names?. ...

    Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her anger could ignite a fire. RTC ...

    Smoke in the Sun was well written. It was a spectacular sequel. ...

    I didn?t expect the sequel to be this good but it was and i really, really enjoyed it. Full review coming soon. ...

    5.26.2017 Me: Finished the first book and saw that there's not even a publication date set for the next book yet I don't really like waiting for a long time but I'll wait for Mariko, Okami, Kenshin, Yumi, and the rest of the Black Clan. I'll wait for you... ...

    3.5 ...

    I went into this book only really remembering that Flame in the Mist was a Mulan retelling, and that it was good. I could vaguely remember that Mariko and Okami were taken to the capital city, but that was about it. Hell, I couldn?t even remember who some of the names belonged to. ...

  • Sepani
    Jun 11, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

    Real Rating: 2.75 Last year I read the first book in this duology,Flame in the Mist.I liked it. It was alright. I gave it three stars. I also had so many questions in terms of worldbuilding and the magic system. I also had some problems with the oh, so intelligent main character...

    5 Words: Family, loyalty, attraction, betrayal, power. THIS is how you write a second book. It was wonderful and I enjoyed it so much more than the first. As I started this book I was like "help, what happened in the first one?" and I searched for recaps. Because you have to have...

    Please tell me this is just the UK cover and they will come out with another to match US/hardback-Flame in the Mist please Please tell me this is not a cover change Please it's 2o18 dammit, I thought we were freaking done with cover changing Please? ...

    06/01/2018 : Eh I don't know about the cover though... There didn't have a face in book 1 why added it in book 2 huh ? ...

    ?4 Stars! Smoke In The Sun... ?Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her fury could ignite a fire.? My favorite quotes from this book: 1. ?It had taken her losing everything she knew to finally understand...

    The world building was great where I felt that I was consumed by the authors writing skills. The book is really good except the fact that I got confused with the names?. ...

  • Elena May
    Jan 27, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

  • Denise Bücherwunderland
    Jul 07, 2018

    It was a night for magic. A night swirling with mystery, an unknowable energy pulsing in its depths. Okay, I'm going to be honest about something: I remember enjoying the arc I read of Flame in the Mist last year but, before reading this book, I couldn't remember anything that happe...

    Who invented duologies? No, but really, since when is it okay for a series with such unique content and loveable characters to end so soon? Yes, I am in mourning. I should be celebrating, because that ending is priceless, the author wrapped things up very nicely, but instead I a...

    ?She would not turn back on what defined her?? It wasn?t bad, but it wasn?t the best it could?ve been for me. I felt like it almost lulled into a false sense of security, because the beginning was that good. Firstly, this book had quite a few typos. Editors, what the...

    that feeling when you finished book 1 and realize book 2 probably won't be out for another year at least and that you've played yourself why would i do myself like this ...

    renee ahdieh is the queen of duologies. she has mastered the art of giving just enough of the story to satisfy the reader - not too much, and not too little; just the right amount. it felt like this was the yin to the ?flame in the mist? yang. where the first book was very fast...

    I love this cover, and I love the fact that it's got this gorgeous woman of color on it, and I love that Renee herself had a hand in ensuring that the color scheme still complimented the US hardback of the first book just so people wouldn't feel like their covers mismatched. <3 Prec...

    Update (October 2017): I'm pretty sure this book's publication date is now June 5, 2018 (not May 1st) and now I'm sad. ???? Need need need need neeeeeeedddddd. Update (August 2017): THE TITLE IS SMOKE IN THE SUN OMG!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Update (Apr...

    I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. A wonderful conclusion to a duology that?s built upon its predecessor to create a magical world with colourful characters set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan. The story follows almost immediately after the conc...

    I don't normally comment on book covers, but am I the only one who thinks the colors don't work together? I see they were going for a red heart, but yellow dragons would look much better against the purple background, in my opinion. Or maybe light pink dragons? ...

    Thank you to NetGally for providing an arc in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars! ?She would not turn her back on what defined her, even if others perceived it as a weakness." I originally didn?t know what to think going into this, I thought Flame in the Mist was okay,...

    This one was more political than Flame in the Mist. However, like Flame in the Mist it had some really awesome moments throughout the book. I really enjoyed this duology more than I thought I would when Flame in the Mist first came out. In my opinion, the characters had a lot more dept...

    "This was what it meant to be truly free. To be herself and no one else. To be loved as she was." 1) Flame in the mist ????? 4.5 First things first: why didn't I five Smoke in the sun five full stars? Well, there's only one thing Renee Ahdieh needs to work on: how ...

    Actual review: 4.5 ??Everything in life began with an idea.? What an idea this book was. Smoke in the Sun is the second and final book in the Flame in the Mist duology, a tale inspired by the story of Mulan. I found this book to be an entertaining, somewhat comple...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Smoke in the Sun is the second book in the Flame in the Mist duology. This final instalment continues to follow Mariko, fiercely independent in a world that expects its females to be anything but. This fantasy, inspired by Feudal Japan, focuses on both th...

    Update: 8/12/17 *screeches like an excited pterodactyl* HOUSTON, WE HAVE A TITLE AND A BLURB!!!! Update: 1/13/18 Ok so I hope this is just a temp cover because, yeah I guess it's kinda pretty, but guys I AM NOT HAPPY WITH THIS send help. ...

    Real Rating: 2.75 Last year I read the first book in this duology,Flame in the Mist.I liked it. It was alright. I gave it three stars. I also had so many questions in terms of worldbuilding and the magic system. I also had some problems with the oh, so intelligent main character...

    5 Words: Family, loyalty, attraction, betrayal, power. THIS is how you write a second book. It was wonderful and I enjoyed it so much more than the first. As I started this book I was like "help, what happened in the first one?" and I searched for recaps. Because you have to have...

    Please tell me this is just the UK cover and they will come out with another to match US/hardback-Flame in the Mist please Please tell me this is not a cover change Please it's 2o18 dammit, I thought we were freaking done with cover changing Please? ...

    06/01/2018 : Eh I don't know about the cover though... There didn't have a face in book 1 why added it in book 2 huh ? ...

    ?4 Stars! Smoke In The Sun... ?Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her fury could ignite a fire.? My favorite quotes from this book: 1. ?It had taken her losing everything she knew to finally understand...

    The world building was great where I felt that I was consumed by the authors writing skills. The book is really good except the fact that I got confused with the names?. ...

    Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her anger could ignite a fire. RTC ...

    Smoke in the Sun was well written. It was a spectacular sequel. ...

    I didn?t expect the sequel to be this good but it was and i really, really enjoyed it. Full review coming soon. ...

    5.26.2017 Me: Finished the first book and saw that there's not even a publication date set for the next book yet I don't really like waiting for a long time but I'll wait for Mariko, Okami, Kenshin, Yumi, and the rest of the Black Clan. I'll wait for you... ...

    3.5 ...

    I went into this book only really remembering that Flame in the Mist was a Mulan retelling, and that it was good. I could vaguely remember that Mariko and Okami were taken to the capital city, but that was about it. Hell, I couldn?t even remember who some of the names belonged to. ...

    Actual Rating: 3.5 Stars! Same Review Also Posted On My Blog: Dreamy Addictions Ingenuity could be a weapon, in all its forms. Her mind could be a sword. Her voice could be an axe. Her anger could ignite a fire. Smoke In The Sun is a final book in the Flame In The Mist duology...

    12/07/18 Full Review Okay, I've had a few days to think about this book. I'll say i liked it, but didn't completely love it either I believe this a solid 3.5 rating, I do believe it was well executed, in terms of the plot and action, but it still had a few faults I will have ...

    Band 1 habe ich im letzten Jahr verschlungen und ich konnte die Fortsetzung kaum noch erwarten! Insgesamt hat mir Smoke in the Sun sehr gut gefallen, nur haben mich hin und wieder die Namen verwirrt. Dadurch, dass ich Flame in the Mist vor ber einem Jahr gelesen habe, hatte ich ei...