Dreams Lie Beneath: Review

About the Book:

Title: Dreams Lie Beneath 

Author: Rebecca Ross 

Publisher: Quill Tree Books

Release Date: November 2, 2021

Pages: 496

Genre: YA Fantasy 

Synopsis:

Perfect for readers of The Hazel Wood and The Night Circus, this lush and layered story about magic and the captivating power of dreams is delivered with acclaimed author Rebecca Ross’s signature exquisite style.download (18)

A curse plagues the realm of Azenor—during each new moon, magic flows from the nearby mountain and brings nightmares to life. Only magicians, who serve as territory wardens, stand between people and their worst dreams.

Clementine Madigan is ready to take over as the warden of her small town, but when two magicians challenge her, she is unwittingly drawn into a century-old conflict. She seeks revenge, but as she secretly gets closer to Phelan, one of the handsome young magicians, secrets begin to rise. Clementine must unite with her rival to fight the realm’s curse, which seems to be haunting her every turn.
 

 

 

 

 

Review:

5

*I received an arc of this book from the author and publisher in exchange for an honest review*

Dreams Lie Beneath by Rebecca Ross is a spellbinding tale that will leave you completely bewitched! The realm of Azenor and the utterly beguiling Clementine Madigan will capture your heart. Perfect for fans of A Sorcery of Thorns, do yourself a favor and preorder this standalone now. Ross pulled me in right from the start with her beautiful writing. Such a unique and magical world that will stay with me.

There’s a curse that plagues Azenor. During each new moon, magic flows from the mountain and brings peoples worst nightmares to life. The only thing that can stand between people and their terrible dreams are magicians, who serve as territory wardens. 

Clementine Madigan is a magician in training and plans to take over as warden of her small town, Hereswith, when her father, also a magician, steps down. As Clementine is preparing for her new roll, two young magicians come to challenge her for the position and she finds herself drawn into a conflict that is at least a century old. Clementine suffers a devastating loss and vengeance becomes her motivation. On her quest for revenge, she is forced to become closer to Phelan, one of those young magicians she met, and things begin to come to light that they never could have imagined. She must unite with her rival to fight the curse, which seems to be unfurling all around her. 

A book that I loved from start to finish, and perfect for fantasy lovers. I’m so grateful that I was able to read an early copy. Coming November 2, 2021 from Quill Tree Books.

About the author:

Rebecca Ross writes fantasy novels for teens and adults. She lives in the Appalachian foothills of Northeast Georgia with her husband, lively Australian Shepherd, and an endless pile of books. THE QUEEN’S RISING, THE QUEEN’S RESISTANCE, SISTERS OF SWORD & SONG, and DREAMS LIE BENEATH are her titles for young adult readers. A RIVER ENCHANTED is her adult fantasy debut, publishing February 15, 2022 with a sequel to follow. When not writing, she can be found reading or in her garden, where she grows wildflowers and story ideas. Find her on Instagram @beccajross or online at www.rebeccarossauthor.com.6nvcov73iutm8og51qhs57v841._SY600_

Rebecca is represented by Suzie Townsend of New Leaf Literary & Media.

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