Read The BeholderAuthor Anna Bright – groundhogwalking.co.uk

The Beholder Selah has waited her whole life for a happily ever after As the only daughter of the leader of Potomac, she knows her duty is to find the perfect match, a partner who will help secure the future of her people Now that day has finally come.But after an excruciatingly public rejection from her closest childhood friend, Selah s stepmother suggests an unthinkable solution Selah must set sail across the Atlantic, where a series of potential suitors awaits and if she doesn t come home engaged, she shouldn t come home at all.From English castle gardens to the fjords of Norge, and under the eye of the dreaded Imperiya Yotne, Selah s quest will be the journey of a lifetime But her stepmother s schemes aren t the only secrets hiding belowdecks and the stakes of her voyage may be higher than any happy ending. Read The Beholder Author Anna Bright – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. DNF pg 217Video review m sorry I ve been DNFing so much recently but I m also not sorry because I also have way too many books I really want to read to waste my time To sum up why I DNFed nothing happened.

  2. THE ODYSSEY MEETS CINDERELLA or, Once Upon a Time meets the Bachelorette Hello 911, I d like to report a premise that s specifically targeting my money

  3. I will not be seduced by beautiful covers.I will not be seduced by beautiful covers.I will not be seduced by beautiful covers.I will not be seduced by beautiful covers.I will not be seduced by beautiful covers.I will not ...

  4. I really enjoyed this The Beholder is an enchanting read, full of myths and folklore The premise drew me in quickly Basically, we have Selah, who is the Seneshal elect of Potomac meaning she ll be placed in charge one day Potomac from what I gather is an island somewhere between the coast of England and New York In order to rule, Selah must marry, but when she proposes to the boy she loves, well let s just say it doesn t go as she suspects So, scrambling to fix things, her stepmoth I really enjoyed this The Beholder is an enchanting read, full of myths and folklore The premise drew me in quickly Basically, we have Selah, who is the Seneshal elect of Potomac meaning she ll be placed in charge one day Potomac from what I gather is an island somewhere between the coast of England and New York In order to rule, Selah must marry, but when she proposes to the boy she loves, well let s just say it doesn t go as she suspects So, scrambling to fix things, her stepmother orchestrates a journey across the sea aboard the Beholder, in order for Selah to find ...

  5. Ok, but first of all, can we appreciate this book s cover Take a moment to scroll back up to it, I ll wait here Did you see it Were you impressed Yes Good, because I was, and still am, hella impressed by that beautiful cover.Now let s move on to this review.Last year, I had the pleasure of meeting Anna Bright at a Stephanie Garber book signing in Washington D.C She seemed nice and was super excited about her upcoming novel and it made me super excited about it as well So, you can only ima Ok, but first of all, can we appreciate this book s cover Take a moment to scroll back up to it, I ll wait here Did you see it Were you impressed Yes Good, because I was, and still am, hella impressed by that beautiful cover.Now let s move on to this review.Last year, I had the pleasure of meeting Anna Bright at a Stephanie Garber book signing in Washington D.C She seemed nice and was super excited about her upcoming novel and it made me super excited about it as well So, you can only imagine my excitement when I was granted the opportunity to read an ARC Then you can only imagine my disappointment when this book did not live up to the expectations raised by that beautiful cover and that interesting synopsis This book was advertised as a mix between The Odyssey and Cinderella.So, before you get too excited, let me just say that this supposedly The Odyssey retelling, ain t got nothi...

  6. Me Never judge a book by its cover Me I totally just did and want it now Seriously when I saw this cover, I knew I had to have it Then I read the blurb and was like, ohhhh I have to have it evenI mean, The Odyssey meets Cinderella Heck to the freaking yeah Enjoyed the story here The writing sucked me right in and I couldn t let go Selah was a great character when it came to speaking up and being strong, doing what she believed in Loved that Now, when it came to boys she was a litt Me Never judge a book by its cover Me I totally just did and want it now Seriously when I saw this cover, I knew I had to have it Then I read the blurb and was like, ohhhh I have to have it evenI mean, The Odyssey meets Cinderella Heck to the freaking yeah Enjoyed the story here The writing sucked me right in and I couldn t let go Selah was a great character when it came to speaking up and being strong, doing what she believed in Loved that Now, when it came to boys she was a little weak Boys Boys Boys There were THREE boys she was infatuated in this book Count them One Two Three I can t handle it I will say it wasn t all at one time, though I will also say that I loved them all, but still wished the book had only had one But Torden, you are mine There were some very nice twists in here Two I did not see coming, so dear author, kudos to you I really liked Selah s crew on the ship and the side characters there were very well developed Lang and crew were just so awesome The world buil...

  7. ARC received in exchange for an honest review thank you Buckle up, folks This isn t going to be a review This is going to be a rant Let me start with my biggest issue They seem to have taken it off the blurb now, but this book was marketed as an Odyssey retelling It is NOT an Odyssey retelling It has as much in common with The Odyssey as Harry Potter does.And, here is the key, frustrating thing HAVING A CHARACTER CALLED HOMER WHO APPEARS FOR TWO SECONDS DOES NOT MAKE YOUR BOOK AN ODARC received in exchange for an honest review thank you Buckle up, folks This isn t going to be a review This is going to be a rant Let me start with my biggest issue They seem to have taken it off the blurb now, but this book was marketed as an Odyssey retelling It is NOT an Odyssey retelling It has as much in common with The Odyssey as Harry Potter does.And, here is the key, frustrating thing HAVING A CHARACTER CALLED HOMER WHO APPEARS FOR TWO SECONDS DOES NOT MAKE YOUR BOOK AN ODYSSEY RETELLING ONE DESCRIPTION OF THE SEA AS WINE DARK DOES NOT MAKE YOUR BOOK...

  8. 1 fjords is one of my 1 synopsis buzzwords 2 HAVE YOU SEEN THIS FREAKING COVER, MY GODS

  9. i loved writing this book, and i love its characters i hope you have as much fun reading as i had writing 3

  10. ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review Thank youI tried not to wobble, thankful that a thick layer of wool lay between my unshaved knees and his palms Yeah I know right Wool leggings are perfect to hide hairy legs and we re not always in the mood to shave Okay, back to the review The Beholder is NOT a retelling of the Odyssey , so just because there was a guy named Homer and a ship, this was clearly a mistake in marketing There are references to doz ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review Thank youI tried not to wobble, thankful that a thick layer of wool lay between my unshaved knees and his palms Yeah I know right Wool leggings are perfect to hide hairy legs and we re not always in the mood to shave Okay, back to the review The Beholder is NOT a retelling of the Odyssey , so just because there was a guy named Homer and a ship, this was clearly a mistake in marketing There are references to dozens of fairytales legends, lots of characters named with fairytale writers names like Lang, Grimm, Perrault or characters names from myths like King Arthur etc Odd but somehow it worked even ...

  11. If you love falling in love with fictional characters, you re going to love this book.

  12. I m almost 100% that this is the view spoiler Fairyloot May box book hide spoiler And I m super excited for it.

  13. Notes An advanced copy of the book was provided in exchange of an honest review This is an ARC, so quotes are subject to change I would like to thank HaperCollinsCa for the copy Sigh, this is going to be tough Just to start, do not be deceived by the blurb and think this is an Odyssey retelling It is not Let it be known that this book has nothing in common with the legendary Odyssey, unless a ship, a royal heir, and the sea are your words to describe it The novel starts wi Notes An advanced copy of the book was provided in exchange of an honest review This is an ARC, so quotes are subject to change I would like to thank HaperCollinsCa for the copy Sigh, this is going to be tough Just to start, do not be deceived by the blurb and think this is an Odyssey retelling It is not Let it be known that this book has nothing in common with the legendary Odyssey, unless a ship, a royal heir, and the sea are your words to describe it The novel starts with a rejected proposal not a spoiler , and a Kingdom that for the life of me I could not understand Is it fictional Is it present day Europe Who knows The main character, a young Royal Princess of Potomac, Selah, has been waiting to get married and live her happily ever after However, she is rejected by the only man she s ever truly loved Her misfortune is her stepmother s fortune as she decides to send Sel...

  14. ARC received from Edelweiss for a fair review.F me, I freaking loved it FRTC.

  15. The Beholder promises a romantic sea adventure la The Selection, which it sadly only delivers when it comes to the negatives like bad world buildingI have seen how we look side by side and it has changed how I imagine my life With you, I see a wider worldThis was the most confusing world building I have ever read in my entire life It was some alternate universe of the world or rather Europe. I guess But I didn t really understand what the point of it was There s England, apparentl The Beholder promises a romantic sea adventure la The Selection, which it sadly only delivers when it comes to the negatives like bad world buildingI have seen how we look side by side and it has changed how I imagine my life With you, I see a wider worldThis was the most confusing world building I have ever read in my entire life It was some alternate universe of the world or rather Europe. I guess But I didn t really understand what the point of it was There s England, apparently as it is , but then there s. Norway but with a made up name Y all I couldn t tell you To me none of it made sense I didn t understand the world a map would ve helped already but I also didn t understand the point of this...