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Review: United

Title: United (Alienated #3)

Author: Melissa Landers

Date of Publication: August 2nd, 2016

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Goodreads Summary:

After thwarting a deadly coup and saving the alliance between their worlds, Cara and Aelyx have finally earned a break. Their tiny island colony is everything they dreamed it would be―days spent gathering shells on the beach and nights in each other’s arms.

But the vacation is short-lived.

The treaty between Earth and L’eihr has awakened an ancient force that threatens to destroy them all. The Aribol, mysterious guardians charged with maintaining interstellar peace, deem the alliance a threat to the galaxy. They order a separation of the races, decreeing humans and L’eihrs must return to their own planets within the month or face extinction. In fact, they already have agents in place on Earth, ready to begin.

With the clock ticking, Aelyx and Cara assemble a team of colonists and race back to Earth, where they unite with old friends to solve the mystery of who the Aribol are, what they want, and the real reason the alliance has provoked them. As tensions build to a full-scale war, Aelyx and Cara must fight harder than ever―not just for their future, but for the survival of both their worlds.

My Review:

Fasha! Fasha! Fasha!

Cara and Aelyx are now on Aelyx’s home planet and getting ready to merge the human race with the L’eihrs’. The Aribol threatens all that and wants the Humans and Leihrs to be separated permanently or they will destroy both races. This also puts a damper on things since Cara and Aelyx have just reunited.

I was so glad to be back with Aelyx and Cara. They are two of my favorite characters and their dialog can be just so entertaining. I love Melissa’s writing and her wittiness that comes across.  The romance was spot on, and I loved every minute of it. They are even cute when they fight which most of the time in other books I find annoying.

The side characters were just as great Syrine, Larish, Troy, and Elle. I love them all! The book started off with everything peaceful and perfect with Aelyx and Cara, but then things in the book get intense and there is non stop action from beginning until the very end. Jackson is back and is as delusional as ever.

This was a fun ride, and I was sad for the series to end because I will miss these characters so much!

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United: Launch + Giveaway

UNITED Launch Blitz & Giveaway

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Hey there, booklovers!

I’m author Melissa Landers, and I’m thrilled to announce the release of UNITED, the final book in the Alienated trilogy. Our star-crossed lovers Aelyx and Cara have overcome some heavy obstacles to be together—riotous mobs, alien hybrids, and worst of all, high school on two planets. Now to stay together they’ll have to unite their people against a common enemy, a threat more deadly than they ever imagined. (NBD, right?) I’ve written an ending to this trilogy that makes my heart happy, and I hope you’ll love the conclusion as much as I do!

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What do reviewers have to say about the series?

 

“The author’s storyline is out of this world.” –VOYA on Alienated

 

“The unusual plot and world building are ingenious.” –Library Media Connection on Alienated

 

“If [the third novel] is as entertaining as this tale, it can’t come soon enough.” –Kirkus Reviews on Invaded

 

“A fun genre-blending series that will only gain traction as it continues.” –Booklist on Invaded

 

If you love hot aliens, snarky humans, and wild sci-fi adventure, make sure to pick up a copy of UNITED today. It’s now available in stores and online.

 

Amazon: http://amzn.to/25XrSct

iBooks: http://apple.co/1sGfH1Z

Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/1tqvT7u

Book Depository (free international shipping): http://bit.ly/1XpeAjN

Indie Bound: http://bit.ly/1Uc75wb

 

To celebrate my book birthday, I’m offering one lucky winner a set of all 3 mini-posters in the Alienated series—signed by me! The giveaway is open internationally.

 

Best of luck, and happy reading!

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Melissa Landers is a former teacher who left the classroom to pursue other worlds. A proud sci-fi geek, she isn’t afraid to wear her Princess Leia costume in public—just ask her husband and three kids. She lives outside Cincinnati in the small town of Loveland, “Sweetheart of Ohio.” For more information or just to say hello, visit http://www.melissa-landers.com.

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Waiting on Wednesday: United (Alienated #3)

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“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly post hosted by Breaking the Spine, that discusses upcoming releases that we are super excited about!

Date of Publication: August 2, 2016

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Goodreads Summary:

After thwarting a deadly coup and saving the alliance between their worlds, Cara and Aelyx have finally earned a break. Their tiny island colony is everything they dreamed it would be―days spent gathering shells on the beach and nights in each other’s arms.

But the vacation is short-lived.

The treaty between Earth and L’eihr has awakened an ancient force that threatens to destroy them all. The Aribol, mysterious guardians charged with maintaining interstellar peace, deem the alliance a threat to the galaxy. They order a separation of the races, decreeing humans and L’eihrs must return to their own planets within the month or face extinction. In fact, they already have agents in place on Earth, ready to begin.

With the clock ticking, Aelyx and Cara assemble a team of colonists and race back to Earth, where they unite with old friends to solve the mystery of who the Aribol are, what they want, and the real reason the alliance has provoked them. As tensions build to a full-scale war, Aelyx and Cara must fight harder than ever―not just for their future, but for the survival of both their worlds.

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Another book where I have been waiting a year and a half for!  I just know it will be worth the wait!  I love Melissa’s writing and oh how I have missed Aelyx and Cara.

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