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Smoke and Summons
Smoke and Summons | Charlie N. Holmberg
A captivating world of monsters and magic from the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Paper Magician Series. As a human vessel for an ancient spirit, Sandis lives no ordinary life. At the command of her master, she can be transformed against her will into his weapon--a raging monster summoned to do his bidding. Unlike other vessels, Sandis can host extremely powerful spirits, but hosting such creatures can be fatal. To stay alive, she must run. And in a city fueled by smoke and corruption, she finds a surprising ally. A cunning thief for hire, Rone owns a rare device that grants him immortality for one minute every day--a unique advantage that will come in handy in Sandis's fight for freedom. But Sandis's master knows how powerful she is. He's determined to get her back, and he has the manpower to find her, wherever she runs. Now, to outwit her pursuers, Sandis must put all her trust in Rone and his immortal device. For her master has summoned more than mere men to hunt her down...
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KCCOkatey
Smoke and Summons | Charlie N. Holmberg
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Sitting on the unit in the ER where I can‘t have a physical book out but I can read my kindle on the computer. Starting books 1&2 this weekend.

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Tanzy13
Smoke and Summons | Charlie N. Holmberg
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A captivating world of demons and dark magic from the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Paper Magician novels.

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overtheedge
Smoke and Summons | Charlie N. Holmberg
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Love where this story of grafters....vessels and numina...and skeets is going....
Throw in a mysterious spinning artifact...an amarinth.....already got the second book on my shelf!!
Great story so far

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Lchnessmnstr
Smoke and Summons | Charlie N. Holmberg

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The title of every book on my TBR right now! How am I going to keep my series straight?!

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SageLaruta
Smoke and Summons | Charlie N. Holmberg
Mehso-so

Brilliant concept, but the dull writing and the cliches almost killed it for me. I did enjoy the book, and some of the actions scenes felt nicely intense, but I feel like it needed MORE (and less damsel in distress gets betrayed, woe is me). I will definitely check out the sequel and hope that this can turn this into something amazing.

In conclusion: the story is good, but it feels like it is missing depth and ingenuity.

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SageLaruta
Smoke and Summons | Charlie N. Holmberg
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Starting chapter 14 this morning. I'm honestly not very happy with the beginning of this book. It's a peeve of mine when an author uses an invented term to define an invented term when you are hardly far enough in the book to know the speaker's name. It left me feeling lost and I knew I had to plow forward and risk missing stuff in order to hopefully clarify the points later.

I'm not sure about the execution, but the concept is still promising 🤷

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SageLaruta
Smoke and Summons | Charlie N. Holmberg
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Despite the fact that I'm on book 4 of a rather long series I'm rereading... I decided to start one of the books on my Kindle. Looks like something I will enjoy, so here goes nothing! 🤷

gradcat It certainly looks very cool!! 😎👍😂 6mo
SageLaruta @gradcat I finished it earlier today and even though I felt it wasn't all that it could have been, I still enjoyed it 😊 now to wait for the sequel and see if that grows from this one! 6mo
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Lchnessmnstr
Smoke and Summons | Charlie N. Holmberg

I am really loving the lore and imagery in this one! 🔥 🐎

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aprilpohren
Smoke and Summons | Charlie N. Holmberg
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My #amazonfirstreads picks for Jan! Loved that we were able to pick 2 this month!! What were your picks?

jpmcwisemorgan I chose the same two! 6mo
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KCCOkatey
Smoke and Summons | Charlie N. Holmberg
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This was my first pick out of the six for this month‘s #KindleFirst choices, really looking forward to reading this one this weekend while I‘m at work. Also super pumped we got to choose TWO this month. 🙌🏼

bg_reads I picked this one too! It sounds good! I can't wait to see your review!! 6mo
Drnkpnkprincess I picked this one too!! I love her writing- it‘s so engaging and her words suck you in. I‘m amazed if it takes me longer than a day or two to finish her work! 6mo
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Lisas.Library
Smoke and Summons | Charlie N. Holmberg
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January Amazon First Read picks are up!! This month all Prime members get to pick two free kindle books. These are my picks 👍🏻. If you‘re a Prime member let me know what your picks are!

Vinjii Smoke & Summons 👍 I hope to read it soon. 6mo
Redwritinghood Thanks for posting. I didn‘t know we could get two! I‘m going back for Smoke & Summons. Already got Snow Gypsy. 6mo
jdiehr I didn't know we could get 2! How did I miss that? Already got the Gypsy one. Going to log in now for the second one. I'm thinking the memoir... 6mo
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riversong153 You are a 💎 for posting this! I think I am going to go with Blood for Blood and The Forgotten Hours. 6mo
Alfrazier21 I picked the same two! 6mo
jenniferajanes I picked The Forgotten Hours and The Snow Gypsy. 6mo
TheLibrarian I picked the same ones! 6mo
niftytiffd I picked The Snow Gypsy and Rock Needs River. 😀 6mo
Lisas.Library @Vinjii ~ me too! @Redwritinghood ~ Snow Gypsy looked good too! @jdiehr ~ yes! Glad to help you the second book! @riversong153 ~ glad to help!! 😊 Great choices! @Alfrazier21 ~ 👍🏻👍🏻🤓 @jenniferajanes ~ great choices!! @TheLibrarian ~ 👍🏻👍🏻 I like your taste in books 😂! @niftytiffd ~ great picks!! 👍🏻👍🏻 6mo
KCCOkatey I chose these two this month too! 6mo
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