Readalong: The Island by S. Usher Evans

Posted January 11, 2017 in Uncategorized / Leave a comment!

Hello lovelies! I’m super excited to be participating in this readalong! I first read The Island last year (I think?) and just recently finished the trilogy. It’s one of those series that was consistent the whole way through which I was super thankful for. Now I get to share my love of this series with all of you by reading the first book in the trilogy, The Island, together!

What is it?

This is a month long readalong for The Island by S. Usher Evans (which is free, links below). We’ll be reading 5 chapters a week (they aren’t that long really) in anticipation for the release of The Union, which is the trilogy finale, on February 14th.

**Comment below to let me know you’re participating!!**

What’s this about teams?

You absolutely do not have to participate in the teams but it’s highly encouraged! There are two teams, #TeamTheo and #TeamPrinceling based off of the two main characters in the books. I’m the team lead of #TeamPrinceling so I strongly encourage you to join that team. These two teams earn points by joining the readalong, tweeting, posting reviews and participating in other events we might have planned. The winning team will get some cool goodies and the top 2 point earners for each team will win an extra special prize!

Check out this post for more information about the Street Team Competition.

Details

 The schedule goes like this:
Jan 15 – Jan 21 : Chapters 1-5
Jan 22 – Jan 28 : Chapters 6 – 10
Jan 29-Feb 4 : Chapters 11 – 15
Feb 5 – Feb 11 : Chapters 16 – 20
Feb 14 – The Union Release!
Each team will have their own Twitter DM group just to make it easier for us to compete. The competition is already getting heated and we have easy things for you all to do each week to get more points. Joining in our readalong will earn you points for your team though so make sure to join up!
NOTE: If you want to join the street team please ask! I can set you up on Twitter in our DM group or in our Facebook page. Or both! Just let me know!
NOTE #2: The Island is a free book!
Readalong: The Island by S. Usher EvansThe Island by S. Usher Evans
Series: Madion War Trilogy #1
Published by Sun's Golden Ray Publishing
Published On: April 26, 2016
Genres: New Adult, Fantasy, Romance
Maturity Level: NA - sexual content
4 Stars
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Prince Galian is third in line to the throne, but prefers his place as a resident at the Royal Kylaen Hospital. When his father urges him to join the military to help reclaim their colony, Galian is forced to put aside his oath to Do No Harm and fight a war he does not believe in.

Across the great Madion Sea, Captain Theo Kallistrate dreams of a day when she is no longer bound by conscription to fight for her country's independence. But when the Kylaens threaten, honor and duty call her to the front lines to fight off the oppressors.

When an air skirmish goes wrong, both Theo and Galian crash on a remote island hundreds of miles from either nation. Grievously injured, Theo must rely on Galian's medical expertise, and Galian must rely on Theo's survival skills, to live another day in a harsh and unforgiving terrain.

Can they put aside their differences long enough to survive? Or will the war that brought them to the island tear them apart?

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