Apocalyptic, Book Reviews
Kresley Cole’s Arcana Rising… thrilling and epic, as expected!

Summary: Thrilling and epic, the Arcana Chronicles mix magic, romance, and a ruinous, deadly battle for survival in a postapocalyptic world that reminds me of Hunger Games in some ways, but has a unique and darkly horrible ambiance all of its own.


Kresley Cole’s Arcana Chronicles is the first series in a long time that’s hooked my attention. In fact, after racing through the available books, months later I couldn’t get it out of my head.

So I was thrilled when new book came out – I didn’t realize immediately that Day Zero was actually bonus content: the backstory of the characters during the apocalyptic event that begins the new games. But it was a smart way to boost awareness and get people ready for Book 5 of the series (Day Zero is being called the 4th book; Arcana Rising the 5th book.)

I haven’t finished reading yet but I’ll post a full review in a day or two!

Arcana Rising (Arcana Chronicles Book 5)

Losses mount and deadly new threats converge in this next action-packed tale of the Arcana Chronicles by #1 New York Times bestseller Kresley Cole.

When the battle is done . . .
The Emperor unleashes hell and annihilates an army, jeopardizing the future of mankind–but Circe strikes back. The epic clash between them devastates the Arcana world and nearly kills Evie, separating her from her allies.

And all hope is lost . . .
With Aric missing and no sign that Jack and Selena escaped Richter’s reach, Evie turns more and more to the darkness lurking inside her. Two Arcana emerge as game changers: one who could be her salvation, the other her worst nightmare.

Vengeance becomes everything.
To take on Richter, Evie must reunite with Death and mend their broken bond. But as she learns more about her role in the future–and her chilling past–will she become a monster like the Emperor? Or can Evie and her allies rise up from Richter’s ashes, stronger than ever before?

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