Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Review - Angel arias by Marianne De Pierres W/ HUGE giveaway

Title: Angel arias
Author: Marianne De Pierres
Release date: 3rd October 2011
Published by: Random House

Blurb: Retra - now called Naif - has escaped from Ixion, the island of ever-night. She doesn't know if her friends on the island survived the battle between the Ripers and the rebels. But she does know that she must return home, behind the sealed walls of Grave, to find out why the Ripers have been seen there talking to the councillors. What links the two worlds?

First she must convince Ruzalia to help her. The fierce pirate captain saves those who face terrible fates on Ixion, but that doesn't guarantee their gratitude. Instead, she faces a revolt - and Naif is caught in the middle.

Naif will need all her courage to survive. For Lenoir, who wants to keep her safe, for her friends Suki and Rollo, if they live, for Markes, who has secrets of his own, and for the new friends she will make on this journey.

The fate of worlds depends on it.

My Rating: A MUST READ!!

My Review: I was one of the lucky few who recieved an advance copy to review from the Publishing company Random House Australia (thank you Dorothy.) When I recieved it, I was jumping up and down in such excitement. After reading Burn Bright, I'd been looking forward to the next installment for awhile. Yay!!

WOW! My mind has literally been blown, I just love these books! First we were taken on such an out of this world adventure in Burn Bright. And now Marianne has done it again with another truly magnificent sequal in the Night Creatures series. Her creative writing style wisps you away into a world that we can only dream about.

Angel arias brings back our favourite characters, and introduces us to a few new and exciting characters. With action and heart pounding suspense around every corner you'll be simply captivated by Naif/Retra's story. You'll be glued to every page, you'll be perched on the edge of your seat. You'll be left wanting more. It's an adventure you seriously don't want to miss, believe me! I finished this book within a few hours of reading, I just couldn't put it down and If I had to it killed me. Can't wait for the third installement Blaze Dark which is due for release sometime in 2012.

Burn Bright baby bats!


Marianne has become one of my favourite Aussie authors. Unfortunately Burn Bright & Angel arias are only available in Australia, so to help a few more people overseas to get these amazing books in their hands I'll be giving away 2 sets to 2 lucky winners. (Due to postage costs, I may send the books seperately once I've purchased them.)

To enter this amazing giveaway you MUST be a follower of our blog. Head on over to Marianne's facebook pages Burn Bright fan page , Marianne De Pierres fan page & Publish Burn Bright Worldwide
and if you haven't liked them already than please do, tell them Sassy Book Lovers sent you and tag us if you can so we can follow up. Don't forget to SPREAD THE WORD! Then after you've done all that come back here and fill out the form below...

This giveaway will end on the 31st October 2011. There'll be 2 winners (winning a copy of Burn Bright & Angel arias each) picked using random.org and they'll be notified by email then announced on the blog.

Good Luck to you all!


  1. Thank you so much for sharing about what sounds like an awesome series. I would absolutely love to read it and my fingers are definitely crossed that the gods of random pick me :)

  2. Thanks for the chance, Ive seen you say how much you love these and am dying to read them. Ill keep everything crossed :)

  3. OMIGOSH. Thank you. I'm DYING to get my hands on Angel Arias, and I'd love to have an actual physical copy of Burn Bright. Ya'll rock.

  4. TYTYTYTYTY SO much for a chance to win these!!!!!! I have been wanting to read them for a while now but can't get them in the US :-(
    already had all 3 of her pages liked

  5. wow thank you so much for this...and your review just makes me want to get the book NOW it sounds even better than the first one!!!
    thanks again!

  6. These books sound so great I really want to read them! Also thank you for the generous giveaway and the chance to enter!! =)

    Valerie Long (Scorpio1974 on GFC)
    Jewelry Creations by V.S. Long - https://www.facebook.com/vsl1974

  7. AWESOME giveaway!! TY TY :)))


  8. Thank you for the great giveaway!!!

  9. Thank you so much for the giveaway! The series sounds awesome. Seen some lovely reviews before too.
    -Dawn aka dawnmomoffour

  10. Thank you so much for the giveaway!! Looking forward to read the series!

  11. Thank for this amazing giveaway. Dying to read these books.

  12. I've been about of the get burn bright world wide club for so long! This is so awesome! Unfortunately I don't have Facebook.


  13. Thank you for introducing me to a new author and series. This sounds like a great read and I love the cover art!


  14. Thanks for this giveaway! Im always looking for new books to read!

    nylesor85 at yahoo dot com

  15. i would love to discover this serie but unfortunately i don't have facebook so i can't participate ç_ç


  16. Thank you so much for a great giveaway !! I look forward to reading this books. great blog and thanks for the chance to win !!

    Sasha ;)


  17. I thought had already entered, probably a phone problem. Anyhoo, thank you for the chance at these awesome books! The covers are amazing!
    Love the blog girls!

    Shelley (Bella)

  18. What a great giveaway ! Im entering for a friend who really wants them ;) thanks for the giveaway and for making it international !!



  19. Great giveaway and thank you so much for making this international! :)

  20. Fantastic review and giveaway! I'm crossing my fingers because I'd love to win! :) I've heard a lot of great things about these books!



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