Dark Shores

Dark Shores

High seas adventure, blackmail, and meddling gods meet in Dark Shores, the first novel in a new YA fantasy series. In a world divided by meddlesome gods and treacherous oceans, only the Maarin possess the knowledge to cross the Endless Seas. But they have one mandate: East must never meet West. A PIRATE WITH A WILL OF IRON Teriana is the second mate of the Quincense and heir High seas adventure, blackmail, and meddling gods meet in Dark Shores, the first novel in a new YA fantasy ser...

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Author:Danielle L. Jensen
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  • Nenia Campbell
    Jan 23, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

  • Rae
    May 28, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

    https://jestandhearts.wordpress.com/2... Yea, so I freaking loved this book, I absolutely devoured it in a day. The one thing you need to know before going into this book is that it is NOT a pirate book. I repeat it is NOT a pirate book. Dangerous Shores is full of incredible wor...

    A truly marvelous adventure! One that leaves me with so many unanswered questions regarding the story line though so I don't know if I'm upset about that or excited so I can look forward to the next installment haha. But no, I really cannot wait to see how this story continues. The...

    *I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thanks Tor Teen and MTMC Tours for sending me a copy!* That was SO GOOD! Inspired in Ancient Rome, Dark Shores is a dark tale full of adventure and political intrigue, with super complex- yet lovable characters, some complicate...

    Book ? Dark Shores Author ? Danielle L. Jensen Series ? Dark Shores #1 Cliffhanger? - Yes Type of Book - Multiple POV Publication Date ? May 7, 2019 Genre ? Fantasy Rating ? 4.5 out of 5 Stars Complimentary copy generously provided by the author through NetGalley ...

    What a pleasant surprise this book was! I went into it after years of not reading much of YA fantasy (too many duds in the past) and expecting the worst because of all the hype. I am so glad I was wrong. Plot wise, Jensen nailed it. I really liked her world building - intricate eno...

    OMG! This book is fantastic.???? I looove the characters, the setting and the epic adventure! Thank you so much to Danielle for letting me read it! ...

    I received an early copy via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. 4.5/5 stars Dark Shores was not quite what I expected it to be going into it, but to be honest it was better than I expected. I went into this book because of the pirate character, Teriana. If you've been foll...

    Life is all about making the tough decisions... This book was like a mashup of Julius Caesar and Pirates of the Caribbean. A delightful ride full of action and adventure with morally grey characters. From the lovable Aunt Yedda who refused to let a little thing like blackmail ruin h...

    Ok so this was a very firm, gave Jessica all the feelings, assaulted my whole heart level of five stars. Like seriously solid five stars. This book built the world just enough that I could picture it perfectly while not bogging down the story with to many details. The tale, even whe...

    Actual Rating 3.5 stars Will have a full review soon :) ...

  • AtenRa
    May 20, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

    https://jestandhearts.wordpress.com/2... Yea, so I freaking loved this book, I absolutely devoured it in a day. The one thing you need to know before going into this book is that it is NOT a pirate book. I repeat it is NOT a pirate book. Dangerous Shores is full of incredible wor...

    A truly marvelous adventure! One that leaves me with so many unanswered questions regarding the story line though so I don't know if I'm upset about that or excited so I can look forward to the next installment haha. But no, I really cannot wait to see how this story continues. The...

    *I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thanks Tor Teen and MTMC Tours for sending me a copy!* That was SO GOOD! Inspired in Ancient Rome, Dark Shores is a dark tale full of adventure and political intrigue, with super complex- yet lovable characters, some complicate...

    Book ? Dark Shores Author ? Danielle L. Jensen Series ? Dark Shores #1 Cliffhanger? - Yes Type of Book - Multiple POV Publication Date ? May 7, 2019 Genre ? Fantasy Rating ? 4.5 out of 5 Stars Complimentary copy generously provided by the author through NetGalley ...

    What a pleasant surprise this book was! I went into it after years of not reading much of YA fantasy (too many duds in the past) and expecting the worst because of all the hype. I am so glad I was wrong. Plot wise, Jensen nailed it. I really liked her world building - intricate eno...

  • Ari
    May 18, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

    https://jestandhearts.wordpress.com/2... Yea, so I freaking loved this book, I absolutely devoured it in a day. The one thing you need to know before going into this book is that it is NOT a pirate book. I repeat it is NOT a pirate book. Dangerous Shores is full of incredible wor...

    A truly marvelous adventure! One that leaves me with so many unanswered questions regarding the story line though so I don't know if I'm upset about that or excited so I can look forward to the next installment haha. But no, I really cannot wait to see how this story continues. The...

    *I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thanks Tor Teen and MTMC Tours for sending me a copy!* That was SO GOOD! Inspired in Ancient Rome, Dark Shores is a dark tale full of adventure and political intrigue, with super complex- yet lovable characters, some complicate...

    Book ? Dark Shores Author ? Danielle L. Jensen Series ? Dark Shores #1 Cliffhanger? - Yes Type of Book - Multiple POV Publication Date ? May 7, 2019 Genre ? Fantasy Rating ? 4.5 out of 5 Stars Complimentary copy generously provided by the author through NetGalley ...

    What a pleasant surprise this book was! I went into it after years of not reading much of YA fantasy (too many duds in the past) and expecting the worst because of all the hype. I am so glad I was wrong. Plot wise, Jensen nailed it. I really liked her world building - intricate eno...

    OMG! This book is fantastic.???? I looove the characters, the setting and the epic adventure! Thank you so much to Danielle for letting me read it! ...

    I received an early copy via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. 4.5/5 stars Dark Shores was not quite what I expected it to be going into it, but to be honest it was better than I expected. I went into this book because of the pirate character, Teriana. If you've been foll...

    Life is all about making the tough decisions... This book was like a mashup of Julius Caesar and Pirates of the Caribbean. A delightful ride full of action and adventure with morally grey characters. From the lovable Aunt Yedda who refused to let a little thing like blackmail ruin h...

    Ok so this was a very firm, gave Jessica all the feelings, assaulted my whole heart level of five stars. Like seriously solid five stars. This book built the world just enough that I could picture it perfectly while not bogging down the story with to many details. The tale, even whe...

    Actual Rating 3.5 stars Will have a full review soon :) ...

    I?m not the best at writing reviews so I will just say you need to add this book to your to be read pile because oh my god it was so good! I love the world building, the characters, the story, the inner turmoil, the subtle romance. Oh boy I?m pretty excited I had a chance to re...

    I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Thank you NetGalley and Macmillan-Tor/Forge for the advanced reading copy of Dark Shores by Danielle L. Jensen. I can't wait to start this book. Before Reading: I have read Danielle?s Malediction trilogy and lo...

    Here it is, this beautiful book with such wonderful cover and lovely characters! I admit, the first quarter had a bit of info dumping and the way the characters got to come along on the journey sounded a bit off, that's when I took a break from reading, but when I picked it up again...

  • Vidhya
    Mar 28, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

    https://jestandhearts.wordpress.com/2... Yea, so I freaking loved this book, I absolutely devoured it in a day. The one thing you need to know before going into this book is that it is NOT a pirate book. I repeat it is NOT a pirate book. Dangerous Shores is full of incredible wor...

    A truly marvelous adventure! One that leaves me with so many unanswered questions regarding the story line though so I don't know if I'm upset about that or excited so I can look forward to the next installment haha. But no, I really cannot wait to see how this story continues. The...

    *I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thanks Tor Teen and MTMC Tours for sending me a copy!* That was SO GOOD! Inspired in Ancient Rome, Dark Shores is a dark tale full of adventure and political intrigue, with super complex- yet lovable characters, some complicate...

    Book ? Dark Shores Author ? Danielle L. Jensen Series ? Dark Shores #1 Cliffhanger? - Yes Type of Book - Multiple POV Publication Date ? May 7, 2019 Genre ? Fantasy Rating ? 4.5 out of 5 Stars Complimentary copy generously provided by the author through NetGalley ...

    What a pleasant surprise this book was! I went into it after years of not reading much of YA fantasy (too many duds in the past) and expecting the worst because of all the hype. I am so glad I was wrong. Plot wise, Jensen nailed it. I really liked her world building - intricate eno...

    OMG! This book is fantastic.???? I looove the characters, the setting and the epic adventure! Thank you so much to Danielle for letting me read it! ...

    I received an early copy via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. 4.5/5 stars Dark Shores was not quite what I expected it to be going into it, but to be honest it was better than I expected. I went into this book because of the pirate character, Teriana. If you've been foll...

    Life is all about making the tough decisions... This book was like a mashup of Julius Caesar and Pirates of the Caribbean. A delightful ride full of action and adventure with morally grey characters. From the lovable Aunt Yedda who refused to let a little thing like blackmail ruin h...

    Ok so this was a very firm, gave Jessica all the feelings, assaulted my whole heart level of five stars. Like seriously solid five stars. This book built the world just enough that I could picture it perfectly while not bogging down the story with to many details. The tale, even whe...

    Actual Rating 3.5 stars Will have a full review soon :) ...

    I?m not the best at writing reviews so I will just say you need to add this book to your to be read pile because oh my god it was so good! I love the world building, the characters, the story, the inner turmoil, the subtle romance. Oh boy I?m pretty excited I had a chance to re...

    I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Thank you NetGalley and Macmillan-Tor/Forge for the advanced reading copy of Dark Shores by Danielle L. Jensen. I can't wait to start this book. Before Reading: I have read Danielle?s Malediction trilogy and lo...

    Here it is, this beautiful book with such wonderful cover and lovely characters! I admit, the first quarter had a bit of info dumping and the way the characters got to come along on the journey sounded a bit off, that's when I took a break from reading, but when I picked it up again...

    THE ENDING? NO. I'm actually really annoyed at this book. I had such high expectations and the only thing that came from this book was a lot of skimming and a character that should've been badass but was just kind of blah. I think most characters in this were just blah. No one...

    First of all - Thank you netgalley for providing me a free copy in exchange for an honest review! Now- let's get on with the review! I went into Dark Shores expecting crazy pirates and fun sea battles and exceedingly good treasure chests - You know everything cliched. However, Dar...

  • Carol (StarAngel's Reviews) Allen
    Mar 18, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

    https://jestandhearts.wordpress.com/2... Yea, so I freaking loved this book, I absolutely devoured it in a day. The one thing you need to know before going into this book is that it is NOT a pirate book. I repeat it is NOT a pirate book. Dangerous Shores is full of incredible wor...

    A truly marvelous adventure! One that leaves me with so many unanswered questions regarding the story line though so I don't know if I'm upset about that or excited so I can look forward to the next installment haha. But no, I really cannot wait to see how this story continues. The...

    *I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thanks Tor Teen and MTMC Tours for sending me a copy!* That was SO GOOD! Inspired in Ancient Rome, Dark Shores is a dark tale full of adventure and political intrigue, with super complex- yet lovable characters, some complicate...

    Book ? Dark Shores Author ? Danielle L. Jensen Series ? Dark Shores #1 Cliffhanger? - Yes Type of Book - Multiple POV Publication Date ? May 7, 2019 Genre ? Fantasy Rating ? 4.5 out of 5 Stars Complimentary copy generously provided by the author through NetGalley ...

  • Melissa (The Reader & The Chef)
    Aug 23, 2018

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

  • Danielle Jensen
    Aug 23, 2018

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

  • Steven
    Mar 20, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

  • Ann (annreads)
    Mar 06, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

    https://jestandhearts.wordpress.com/2... Yea, so I freaking loved this book, I absolutely devoured it in a day. The one thing you need to know before going into this book is that it is NOT a pirate book. I repeat it is NOT a pirate book. Dangerous Shores is full of incredible wor...

    A truly marvelous adventure! One that leaves me with so many unanswered questions regarding the story line though so I don't know if I'm upset about that or excited so I can look forward to the next installment haha. But no, I really cannot wait to see how this story continues. The...

    *I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thanks Tor Teen and MTMC Tours for sending me a copy!* That was SO GOOD! Inspired in Ancient Rome, Dark Shores is a dark tale full of adventure and political intrigue, with super complex- yet lovable characters, some complicate...

  • Lola
    May 10, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

  • Angelica
    Apr 27, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

  • Nicole (FearYourEx)
    Mar 03, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

    https://jestandhearts.wordpress.com/2... Yea, so I freaking loved this book, I absolutely devoured it in a day. The one thing you need to know before going into this book is that it is NOT a pirate book. I repeat it is NOT a pirate book. Dangerous Shores is full of incredible wor...

    A truly marvelous adventure! One that leaves me with so many unanswered questions regarding the story line though so I don't know if I'm upset about that or excited so I can look forward to the next installment haha. But no, I really cannot wait to see how this story continues. The...

    *I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thanks Tor Teen and MTMC Tours for sending me a copy!* That was SO GOOD! Inspired in Ancient Rome, Dark Shores is a dark tale full of adventure and political intrigue, with super complex- yet lovable characters, some complicate...

    Book ? Dark Shores Author ? Danielle L. Jensen Series ? Dark Shores #1 Cliffhanger? - Yes Type of Book - Multiple POV Publication Date ? May 7, 2019 Genre ? Fantasy Rating ? 4.5 out of 5 Stars Complimentary copy generously provided by the author through NetGalley ...

    What a pleasant surprise this book was! I went into it after years of not reading much of YA fantasy (too many duds in the past) and expecting the worst because of all the hype. I am so glad I was wrong. Plot wise, Jensen nailed it. I really liked her world building - intricate eno...

    OMG! This book is fantastic.???? I looove the characters, the setting and the epic adventure! Thank you so much to Danielle for letting me read it! ...

    I received an early copy via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. 4.5/5 stars Dark Shores was not quite what I expected it to be going into it, but to be honest it was better than I expected. I went into this book because of the pirate character, Teriana. If you've been foll...

  • Michelle
    Jan 21, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

    https://jestandhearts.wordpress.com/2... Yea, so I freaking loved this book, I absolutely devoured it in a day. The one thing you need to know before going into this book is that it is NOT a pirate book. I repeat it is NOT a pirate book. Dangerous Shores is full of incredible wor...

    A truly marvelous adventure! One that leaves me with so many unanswered questions regarding the story line though so I don't know if I'm upset about that or excited so I can look forward to the next installment haha. But no, I really cannot wait to see how this story continues. The...

    *I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thanks Tor Teen and MTMC Tours for sending me a copy!* That was SO GOOD! Inspired in Ancient Rome, Dark Shores is a dark tale full of adventure and political intrigue, with super complex- yet lovable characters, some complicate...

    Book ? Dark Shores Author ? Danielle L. Jensen Series ? Dark Shores #1 Cliffhanger? - Yes Type of Book - Multiple POV Publication Date ? May 7, 2019 Genre ? Fantasy Rating ? 4.5 out of 5 Stars Complimentary copy generously provided by the author through NetGalley ...

    What a pleasant surprise this book was! I went into it after years of not reading much of YA fantasy (too many duds in the past) and expecting the worst because of all the hype. I am so glad I was wrong. Plot wise, Jensen nailed it. I really liked her world building - intricate eno...

    OMG! This book is fantastic.???? I looove the characters, the setting and the epic adventure! Thank you so much to Danielle for letting me read it! ...

    I received an early copy via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. 4.5/5 stars Dark Shores was not quite what I expected it to be going into it, but to be honest it was better than I expected. I went into this book because of the pirate character, Teriana. If you've been foll...

    Life is all about making the tough decisions... This book was like a mashup of Julius Caesar and Pirates of the Caribbean. A delightful ride full of action and adventure with morally grey characters. From the lovable Aunt Yedda who refused to let a little thing like blackmail ruin h...

    Ok so this was a very firm, gave Jessica all the feelings, assaulted my whole heart level of five stars. Like seriously solid five stars. This book built the world just enough that I could picture it perfectly while not bogging down the story with to many details. The tale, even whe...

    Actual Rating 3.5 stars Will have a full review soon :) ...

    I?m not the best at writing reviews so I will just say you need to add this book to your to be read pile because oh my god it was so good! I love the world building, the characters, the story, the inner turmoil, the subtle romance. Oh boy I?m pretty excited I had a chance to re...

  • Selene
    Dec 18, 2018

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

    https://jestandhearts.wordpress.com/2... Yea, so I freaking loved this book, I absolutely devoured it in a day. The one thing you need to know before going into this book is that it is NOT a pirate book. I repeat it is NOT a pirate book. Dangerous Shores is full of incredible wor...

    A truly marvelous adventure! One that leaves me with so many unanswered questions regarding the story line though so I don't know if I'm upset about that or excited so I can look forward to the next installment haha. But no, I really cannot wait to see how this story continues. The...

    *I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thanks Tor Teen and MTMC Tours for sending me a copy!* That was SO GOOD! Inspired in Ancient Rome, Dark Shores is a dark tale full of adventure and political intrigue, with super complex- yet lovable characters, some complicate...

    Book ? Dark Shores Author ? Danielle L. Jensen Series ? Dark Shores #1 Cliffhanger? - Yes Type of Book - Multiple POV Publication Date ? May 7, 2019 Genre ? Fantasy Rating ? 4.5 out of 5 Stars Complimentary copy generously provided by the author through NetGalley ...

    What a pleasant surprise this book was! I went into it after years of not reading much of YA fantasy (too many duds in the past) and expecting the worst because of all the hype. I am so glad I was wrong. Plot wise, Jensen nailed it. I really liked her world building - intricate eno...

    OMG! This book is fantastic.???? I looove the characters, the setting and the epic adventure! Thank you so much to Danielle for letting me read it! ...

    I received an early copy via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. 4.5/5 stars Dark Shores was not quite what I expected it to be going into it, but to be honest it was better than I expected. I went into this book because of the pirate character, Teriana. If you've been foll...

    Life is all about making the tough decisions... This book was like a mashup of Julius Caesar and Pirates of the Caribbean. A delightful ride full of action and adventure with morally grey characters. From the lovable Aunt Yedda who refused to let a little thing like blackmail ruin h...

    Ok so this was a very firm, gave Jessica all the feelings, assaulted my whole heart level of five stars. Like seriously solid five stars. This book built the world just enough that I could picture it perfectly while not bogging down the story with to many details. The tale, even whe...

    Actual Rating 3.5 stars Will have a full review soon :) ...

    I?m not the best at writing reviews so I will just say you need to add this book to your to be read pile because oh my god it was so good! I love the world building, the characters, the story, the inner turmoil, the subtle romance. Oh boy I?m pretty excited I had a chance to re...

    I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Thank you NetGalley and Macmillan-Tor/Forge for the advanced reading copy of Dark Shores by Danielle L. Jensen. I can't wait to start this book. Before Reading: I have read Danielle?s Malediction trilogy and lo...

  • Cassandra
    Jun 23, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

    https://jestandhearts.wordpress.com/2... Yea, so I freaking loved this book, I absolutely devoured it in a day. The one thing you need to know before going into this book is that it is NOT a pirate book. I repeat it is NOT a pirate book. Dangerous Shores is full of incredible wor...

    A truly marvelous adventure! One that leaves me with so many unanswered questions regarding the story line though so I don't know if I'm upset about that or excited so I can look forward to the next installment haha. But no, I really cannot wait to see how this story continues. The...

    *I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thanks Tor Teen and MTMC Tours for sending me a copy!* That was SO GOOD! Inspired in Ancient Rome, Dark Shores is a dark tale full of adventure and political intrigue, with super complex- yet lovable characters, some complicate...

    Book ? Dark Shores Author ? Danielle L. Jensen Series ? Dark Shores #1 Cliffhanger? - Yes Type of Book - Multiple POV Publication Date ? May 7, 2019 Genre ? Fantasy Rating ? 4.5 out of 5 Stars Complimentary copy generously provided by the author through NetGalley ...

    What a pleasant surprise this book was! I went into it after years of not reading much of YA fantasy (too many duds in the past) and expecting the worst because of all the hype. I am so glad I was wrong. Plot wise, Jensen nailed it. I really liked her world building - intricate eno...

    OMG! This book is fantastic.???? I looove the characters, the setting and the epic adventure! Thank you so much to Danielle for letting me read it! ...

    I received an early copy via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. 4.5/5 stars Dark Shores was not quite what I expected it to be going into it, but to be honest it was better than I expected. I went into this book because of the pirate character, Teriana. If you've been foll...

    Life is all about making the tough decisions... This book was like a mashup of Julius Caesar and Pirates of the Caribbean. A delightful ride full of action and adventure with morally grey characters. From the lovable Aunt Yedda who refused to let a little thing like blackmail ruin h...

    Ok so this was a very firm, gave Jessica all the feelings, assaulted my whole heart level of five stars. Like seriously solid five stars. This book built the world just enough that I could picture it perfectly while not bogging down the story with to many details. The tale, even whe...

    Actual Rating 3.5 stars Will have a full review soon :) ...

    I?m not the best at writing reviews so I will just say you need to add this book to your to be read pile because oh my god it was so good! I love the world building, the characters, the story, the inner turmoil, the subtle romance. Oh boy I?m pretty excited I had a chance to re...

    I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Thank you NetGalley and Macmillan-Tor/Forge for the advanced reading copy of Dark Shores by Danielle L. Jensen. I can't wait to start this book. Before Reading: I have read Danielle?s Malediction trilogy and lo...

    Here it is, this beautiful book with such wonderful cover and lovely characters! I admit, the first quarter had a bit of info dumping and the way the characters got to come along on the journey sounded a bit off, that's when I took a break from reading, but when I picked it up again...

    THE ENDING? NO. I'm actually really annoyed at this book. I had such high expectations and the only thing that came from this book was a lot of skimming and a character that should've been badass but was just kind of blah. I think most characters in this were just blah. No one...

  • Helena of Sparta ✰ (on semi-hiatus)
    Mar 19, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

  • Isabel (The Reader & The Chef)
    Aug 23, 2018

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

    https://jestandhearts.wordpress.com/2... Yea, so I freaking loved this book, I absolutely devoured it in a day. The one thing you need to know before going into this book is that it is NOT a pirate book. I repeat it is NOT a pirate book. Dangerous Shores is full of incredible wor...

    A truly marvelous adventure! One that leaves me with so many unanswered questions regarding the story line though so I don't know if I'm upset about that or excited so I can look forward to the next installment haha. But no, I really cannot wait to see how this story continues. The...

    *I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thanks Tor Teen and MTMC Tours for sending me a copy!* That was SO GOOD! Inspired in Ancient Rome, Dark Shores is a dark tale full of adventure and political intrigue, with super complex- yet lovable characters, some complicate...

    Book ? Dark Shores Author ? Danielle L. Jensen Series ? Dark Shores #1 Cliffhanger? - Yes Type of Book - Multiple POV Publication Date ? May 7, 2019 Genre ? Fantasy Rating ? 4.5 out of 5 Stars Complimentary copy generously provided by the author through NetGalley ...

    What a pleasant surprise this book was! I went into it after years of not reading much of YA fantasy (too many duds in the past) and expecting the worst because of all the hype. I am so glad I was wrong. Plot wise, Jensen nailed it. I really liked her world building - intricate eno...

    OMG! This book is fantastic.???? I looove the characters, the setting and the epic adventure! Thank you so much to Danielle for letting me read it! ...

  • Nia •ShadesOfPaper•
    Feb 07, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

  • Jessica {Litnoob}
    May 29, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

    https://jestandhearts.wordpress.com/2... Yea, so I freaking loved this book, I absolutely devoured it in a day. The one thing you need to know before going into this book is that it is NOT a pirate book. I repeat it is NOT a pirate book. Dangerous Shores is full of incredible wor...

    A truly marvelous adventure! One that leaves me with so many unanswered questions regarding the story line though so I don't know if I'm upset about that or excited so I can look forward to the next installment haha. But no, I really cannot wait to see how this story continues. The...

    *I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thanks Tor Teen and MTMC Tours for sending me a copy!* That was SO GOOD! Inspired in Ancient Rome, Dark Shores is a dark tale full of adventure and political intrigue, with super complex- yet lovable characters, some complicate...

    Book ? Dark Shores Author ? Danielle L. Jensen Series ? Dark Shores #1 Cliffhanger? - Yes Type of Book - Multiple POV Publication Date ? May 7, 2019 Genre ? Fantasy Rating ? 4.5 out of 5 Stars Complimentary copy generously provided by the author through NetGalley ...

    What a pleasant surprise this book was! I went into it after years of not reading much of YA fantasy (too many duds in the past) and expecting the worst because of all the hype. I am so glad I was wrong. Plot wise, Jensen nailed it. I really liked her world building - intricate eno...

    OMG! This book is fantastic.???? I looove the characters, the setting and the epic adventure! Thank you so much to Danielle for letting me read it! ...

    I received an early copy via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. 4.5/5 stars Dark Shores was not quite what I expected it to be going into it, but to be honest it was better than I expected. I went into this book because of the pirate character, Teriana. If you've been foll...

    Life is all about making the tough decisions... This book was like a mashup of Julius Caesar and Pirates of the Caribbean. A delightful ride full of action and adventure with morally grey characters. From the lovable Aunt Yedda who refused to let a little thing like blackmail ruin h...

    Ok so this was a very firm, gave Jessica all the feelings, assaulted my whole heart level of five stars. Like seriously solid five stars. This book built the world just enough that I could picture it perfectly while not bogging down the story with to many details. The tale, even whe...

  • Nick
    May 09, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

  • melissafandomworld
    May 27, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

    https://jestandhearts.wordpress.com/2... Yea, so I freaking loved this book, I absolutely devoured it in a day. The one thing you need to know before going into this book is that it is NOT a pirate book. I repeat it is NOT a pirate book. Dangerous Shores is full of incredible wor...

    A truly marvelous adventure! One that leaves me with so many unanswered questions regarding the story line though so I don't know if I'm upset about that or excited so I can look forward to the next installment haha. But no, I really cannot wait to see how this story continues. The...

  • Shannon (discoverelysian)
    Mar 11, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

  • Dannii Elle
    Jun 08, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

  • megs_bookrack
    Feb 11, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

  • Ainslee || Jest and Hearts
    Mar 14, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

    https://jestandhearts.wordpress.com/2... Yea, so I freaking loved this book, I absolutely devoured it in a day. The one thing you need to know before going into this book is that it is NOT a pirate book. I repeat it is NOT a pirate book. Dangerous Shores is full of incredible wor...

  • Brenda Waworga
    Mar 14, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

  • Umairah | Sereadipity
    May 12, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

  • Cortney (cortingbooks)
    Apr 21, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...

    Thank you to the publisher?Tor Teen?for giving me an e-ARC through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. You can also read my review here East must never meet West. Teriana is an heir to the Maarin Triumvirate who sails with Quincense. She breaks a promise to keep sile...

    Thanks so much to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review!!! Wow, what a ride! I *loved* this book. I didn't expect to love it, but I did. I expected the romance to be typical YA, which it had hints of, but seemed to be a l...

    You can find this review and others on my blog shades of paper ?The East and the West must be kept apart. They must be protected from each other.? This book was one of my most anticipated releases of this year, and I went with such high expectations into it, not only bec...

    https://jestandhearts.wordpress.com/2... Yea, so I freaking loved this book, I absolutely devoured it in a day. The one thing you need to know before going into this book is that it is NOT a pirate book. I repeat it is NOT a pirate book. Dangerous Shores is full of incredible wor...

    A truly marvelous adventure! One that leaves me with so many unanswered questions regarding the story line though so I don't know if I'm upset about that or excited so I can look forward to the next installment haha. But no, I really cannot wait to see how this story continues. The...

    *I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thanks Tor Teen and MTMC Tours for sending me a copy!* That was SO GOOD! Inspired in Ancient Rome, Dark Shores is a dark tale full of adventure and political intrigue, with super complex- yet lovable characters, some complicate...

    Book ? Dark Shores Author ? Danielle L. Jensen Series ? Dark Shores #1 Cliffhanger? - Yes Type of Book - Multiple POV Publication Date ? May 7, 2019 Genre ? Fantasy Rating ? 4.5 out of 5 Stars Complimentary copy generously provided by the author through NetGalley ...

    What a pleasant surprise this book was! I went into it after years of not reading much of YA fantasy (too many duds in the past) and expecting the worst because of all the hype. I am so glad I was wrong. Plot wise, Jensen nailed it. I really liked her world building - intricate eno...

    OMG! This book is fantastic.???? I looove the characters, the setting and the epic adventure! Thank you so much to Danielle for letting me read it! ...

    I received an early copy via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. 4.5/5 stars Dark Shores was not quite what I expected it to be going into it, but to be honest it was better than I expected. I went into this book because of the pirate character, Teriana. If you've been foll...

    Life is all about making the tough decisions... This book was like a mashup of Julius Caesar and Pirates of the Caribbean. A delightful ride full of action and adventure with morally grey characters. From the lovable Aunt Yedda who refused to let a little thing like blackmail ruin h...

  • Athena Elizabeth
    May 07, 2019

    I BOUGHT THIS BEAUTY TODAY!!! YIPPEE!!! According to the author, we should expect: "~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ Lots and lots of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance ~ Exciting sea voyages ~ Legions engagi...

    I can't wait for readers to dive into DARK SHORES. Here's a few things to expect! ~ A world inspired by Ancient Rome ~ LOTS of political intrigue ~ A villainous, power-hungry senator bent on conquest ~ Slow burn romance (as if I could write a book without kissing!) ~ Exciting se...

    A pirate. A soldier. A dangerous quest. ARC received. Thank you, Tor Teen!!!! ...

    A million years ago, back when I read more than four books a month and actually had time to post reviews, I read Danielle L. Jensen's debut novel,Stolen Songbird andreally enjoyed it. So, I was pretty eager to try out this book and see where this sweeping, epic story about pirates ...

    This is a DNF for me. I instantly knew after reading the first page that it would be a DNF. Sometimes you just know. It?s like when you meet someone knew. The first conversation you have with that person can determine whether you can connect on a deeper level or not. Of course, it?...

    so many good fantasy novels this year, don't know where to start ...

    Dark Shores is a tale of political intrigue that questions whether everything can be easily classified as 'right' or 'wrong'. I really thought I'd enjoy this book because the premise sounded amazing and so many other people adored it. Sadly, it left me feeling disappointed. Plot: 2/...

    Actual rating 3.75/5 stars. Dark Shores is the first instalment in the Dark Shores series, involving high-stakes oceanic travel, piracy and plundering, and a world divided by religion and politics. East must never meet West and West does not know that East exists at all. But all tha...

    *This review can also be found on The Reader and the Chef! Huge thanks to Tor Teen for the review copy in exchange of my honest review.* Dark Shores might very well be one of my top favorite reads of 2019! I know it's a bit early to say that but this book is simply fantastic. Not on...

    This book isn?t about pirate/piracy tho we got a glimpse of the adventure on the ship.. the story is more about empire and politics and battles and magic and gods inspired by ancient Roman! The book told by 2 POVs (Marcus and Teriana) There were few things I love and don?t like,...

    YES. ...

    Thank you so much to NetGalley, Macmillan - Tom Doherty Associates & Tor Teen for the eARC of Dark Shores in exchange for an honest review. For the most part, this is a quick read and a fast flowing book that kept me interested. I really liked the book until she lost me with one...