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The EMBER IN THE ASHES Series Re-Read is Here!


If you’re like us, you’ve been eagerly awaiting A Reaper at the Gates, the third book in the Ember in the Ashes series from Sabaa Tahir! As we count down to June 12, we realized that we need a bit of a refresher on where we left off with Laia, Elias, and Helene. Never read An Ember in the Ashes?  No problem. This is the perfect time to start! Read on for our full re-read schedule, complete with the schedule of bloggers and booktubers who are joining in!


Book one: An Ember in the Ashes4/30-5/12


April 30 – Start reading here!

April 30 – PageTravels 

May 1 – My Friends are Fiction

May 1 – Insane Reader

May 2 – YA Books Central

May 2– Super Space Chick

May 3 – Star-crossed Book Blog

May 4 – ButterMyBooks 

May 5 – Icey Books 

May 5 – Peruse Project



May 7 – PaperTrailYa 

May 8 – The Book Feels 

May 9 – A Perfection Called Books 

May 10 – ABibliophilesbkm 

May 11 – The Young Folks 

May 12 – @DarkFaerieTales

May 12 – Penguin Teen FB Live Chat with Super Space Chick


Book two: A Torch Against the Night, 5/13-6/2


May 13 – Start reading here!

May 13 A Clockwork Reader

May 14 – PageTravels 

May 15 – My Friends are Fiction 

May 16 – YA Books Central 

May 17 – Star-crossed Book Blog 

May 18 – ButterMyBooks 

May 19 – Icey Books 

May 20 – Nayareadsandsmiles



May 21 – PaperTrailYa 

May 22 – The Book Feels 

May 23 – A Perfection Called Books 

May 24 – ABibliophilesbkm 

May 25 – The Young Folks 

May 26 – @DarkFaerieTales 

May 26 A Clockwork Reader



May 28 – Fiction Fare 

May 28 – Bookables

May 29 – Book Is Glee 

May 30 – That’s Normal 

May 31 – Bibliophile Gathering 

June 1 – The Fandom 

June 2 – The Eater of Books! 

June 2 – Penguin Teen FB Live Chat with A Clockwork Reader



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