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Book Title: The High Court by Chris Ledbetter
Category: YA Fiction, 290 pages
Publisher: Month 9 Books
Release date: October 16, 2018
Format available for review: print & ebook (PDF, gifted Kindle copy)
Will send print books out: USA
Tour dates: April 1 to 30, 2019
Content Rating: PG (some profanity (damn, ass), no f-bombs, some kissing, no sex scenes, some violence, nothing gory or graphic)
High atop Mount Olympus, dawn breaks on a new academic term. Normalcy has returned to campus following a harrowing expedition into The Underworld to rescue kidnapped students by Zeus and his fellow Olympians. Now, as they prepare to testify in The High Court, Hyperion will be tried for the attack on Crete and death of Anytos. Kronos will stand trial for the murder of Mount Olympus Prep’s Headmaster Ouranos.
As the trials draw near, Mount Olympus Prep students and faculty are besieged repeatedly by a race of gargantuan stone and earth giants. Under heavy assault, the Olympians are forced to flee to the volcanic island of Limnos to regroup. Meanwhile, a toxic poison Zeus has carried with him since a prior fight with a dragoness, creeps toward his brain.
In a race against time and beasts, Zeus and his friends must find a way to survive not only the toxin ravaging Zeus’ body, but also the giants who grow stronger after every attack, and somehow make it to the The High Court alive.
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The High Court is the second book in the Sky Throne series. It is not a stand alone novel. If you have not read the first book The Sky Throne, you may request to read and review it too. Just choose this option on the sign-up form.
Book Title: The Sky Throne by Chris Ledbetter
Category: YA Fiction, 300 pages
Publisher: Month 9 Books
Release date: April 18, 2017
Format available for review: print & ebook (PDF, gifted Kindle copies)
Will send print books to: USA (only 8 available)
Content Rating: PG + M (No f-words but there may be some mild profanity, and mild religious expletives such as "damn", "hell" and "Oh God!", some depictions of violence. No drug use or underage drinking. Some semi-mature themes - suggestion of sexual misconduct by certain characters, but not the actual performing of it.)
Duality dwells at every turn, and an adolescent Zeus will learn that all too well when Hyperion attacks his family on Crete.
When the dust settles, his mother is unconscious and his best friend left for dead.
Stacking epic insult upon fatal injury, Zeus discovers the woman who raised him is not his biological mother. But to ensure her safety while she recovers, a heavy-hearted Zeus leaves her behind to seek answers at Mount Olympus Preparatory Academia.
Zeus embarks on a quest to discover who ordered the attack on his home, avenge the death of his friend, and find his birth mother. When some of his new schoolmates vanish, Zeus's quest is turned upside down, and the only way to make things right is to access the power of The Sky Throne, confront a most dangerous enemy, and take his life back.
On his way to becoming king of the Greek gods, Zeus will learn to seize power, neutralize his enemies, and fall in love.
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Meet the Author:
Chris Ledbetter is an award-winning author of short fiction and novels for young adults. “Jason’s Quest,” a short story retelling of the Jason and Medea Greek myth was published in the anthology, Greek Myths Revisited. His first full-length novel, Drawn earned him two awards, Library of Clean Reads Best YA 2015 and Evernight Publishing Readers’ Choice Award Best YA 2015, as well as a USA TODAY “Must Read” recommendation. His second novel, Inked, concludes that duology. The Sky Throne is his newest young adult series. It includes, thus far, The Sky Throne and The High Court.
He's a proud member of SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators) and a strong supporter of the Need for Diverse Books. He now writes and lives in Wilmington, NC with his family, including three cats.
Connect with the author: Website ~ Twitter ~ Facebook ~ Pinterest ~ Instagram
BOOK TOUR SCHEDULE:
April 1 - Working Mommy Journal - review of The High Court / giveaway
April 1 - Viviana MacKade - book spotlight / guest post
April 2 - Locks, Hooks and Books - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
April 2 - Cheryl's Book Nook - review of The High Court / giveaway
April 3 - A Fountain of Books - review of The Sky Throne / author interview
April 3 - Bound 4 Escape - review of The High Court / giveaway
April 4 - A Fountain of Books - review of The High Court
April 4 - #redhead.with.book - book spotlight / giveaway
April 5 - A Madison Mom - review of The Sky Throne / giveaway
April 8 - The Autistic Gamer - review of The High Court
April 8 - Crossroad Reviews - review of The Sky Throne / giveaway
April 9 - Crossroad Reviews - review of The High Court / giveaway
April 10 - Life as Leels - review of The High Court
April 11 - Character Madness and Musings - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
April 11 - Sefina Hawke's Books - review of The High Court
April 12 - Celticlady's Reviews - book spotlight / giveaway
April 12 - A Madison Mom - review of The High Court / giveaway
April 15 - T's Stuff - book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
April 15 - Adventures Thru Wonderland - review of The High Court / interview/ giveaway
April 16 - Rockin' Book Reviews - review of The High Court / guest post / giveaway
April 17 - Bookworm for Kids - review of The High Court / giveaway
April 18 - Books for Books - review of The High Court
April 19 - Nighttime Reading Center - review of The High Court / giveaway
April 23 - A Mama's Corner of the World - review of The High Court / giveaway
April 23 - JBronder Book Reviews - review of The High Court / guest post / giveaway
April 24 - Literary Flits - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
April 25 - Ginger Mom and Company - review of The High Court
April 26 - FUONLYKNEW - review of The Sky Throne / giveaway
April 26 - Amy's Booket List - review of The Sky Throne
April 26 - Svetlana's Reads and Views - review of The High Court
April 27 - Splashes Into Books - review of The High Court
April 29 - FUONLYKNEW - review of The High Court / giveaway
April 30 - Dab of Darkness Book Reviews - book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
April 30 - Amy's Booket List - review of The High Court
May 10 - Library of Clean Reads - review of The High Court / giveaway
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Ends May 7, 2019
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