Spin the Dawn (The Blood of Stars, #1)



Project Runway meets Mulan in this sweeping YA fantasy about a young girl who poses as a boy to compete for the role of imperial tailor and embarks on an impossible journey to sew three magic dresses, from the sun, the moon, and the stars.Maia Tamarin dreams of becoming the greatest tailor in the land, but as a girl, the best she can hope for is to marry well When a royal messenger summons her ailing father, once a tailor of renown, to court, Maia poses as a boy and takes his place She knows her life is forfeit if her secret is discovered, but she ll take that risk to achieve her dream and save her family from ruin There s just one catch Maia is one of twelve tailors vying for the job.Backstabbing and lies run rampant as the tailors compete in challenges to prove their artistry and skill Maia s task is further complicated when she draws the attention of the court magician, Edan, whose piercing eyes seem to see straight through her disguise.And nothing could have prepared her for the final challenge to sew three magic gowns for the emperor s reluctant bride to be, from the laughter of the sun, the tears of the moon, and the blood of stars With this impossible task before her, she embarks on a journey to the far reaches of the kingdom, seeking the sun, the moon, and the stars, and findingthan she ever could have imagined. Free Read Spin the Dawn (The Blood of Stars, #1) By Elizabeth Lim For Kindle ePUB or eBook – tiffanydaniels.co.ukSpin the Dawn (The Blood of Stars, #1)

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  • Hardcover
  • 416 pages
  • Spin the Dawn (The Blood of Stars, #1)
  • Elizabeth Lim
  • English
  • 25 May 2018
  • 052564699X

15 thoughts on “Spin the Dawn (The Blood of Stars, #1)

  1. says:

    Project Runway meets Mulan sounds interesting but I need this book for reasons that have everything to do with the cultivated vanity that s reserving my space in hell..I mean just look at THAT COVER.

  2. says:

    I loved this so much, it went to my favorites list and I have the hardback pre ordered Animation Arthur RedhawkLet me tell you people Do not always go by what a summary says When I read this was a cross between Project Runway and Mulan, I immediately put hitting that pre order button aside I m not into those two descriptions BUT, I saw it on Netgalley and thought I should take a chance I m so glad I did SPIN THE DAWN is nothing like what I was thinking in that part of the description Thi I loved this so much, it went to my favorites list and I have the hardback pre ordered Animation Arthur RedhawkLet me tell you people Do not always go by what a summary says When I read this was a cross between Project Runway and Mulan, I immediately put hitting that pre order button aside I m not into those two descriptions BUT, I saw it on Netgalley and thought I should take a chance I m so glad I did SPIN THE DAWN is nothing like what I was thinking in that part of the description This book was everything for me Let me try to keep this simple without any spoilers Hmmm.okay, Maia is a tailor in her own right, but girls are not allowed to become tailors What I was like, are you for real Anyhoo, her dad...

  3. says:

    I am actually speechless, this book is marvelous, and you need it in your life Blog Twitter Instagram Tumblr Bloglovin

  4. says:

    One word WOW.This book is pitched as Mulan meets Project Runway but it was really so muchthan that I loved it

  5. says:

    ARC provided by the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.This is honestly the best cover I ve ever encountered and holy shit the blessings Blog Instagram Twitter Tumblr Youtube Twitch

  6. says:

    Wow what a ride This book was really fun, and there s so much I loved about it First of all, I have to rave about the world building I loved everything about it deeply woven culture meets beautifully artistic magic Really cool folklore and mythology I m DYING to see some fan art Honestly, this alone made the book worthy of five stars I never wanted to leave the world And the story pitched as Mulan meets Project Runway totally fits The first bit gave me definite Mulan vibes But th Wow what a ride This book was really fun, and there s so much I loved about it First of all, I have to rave about the world building I loved everything about it deeply woven culture meets beautifully artistic magic Really cool folklore and mythology I m DYING to see some fan art Honestly, this alone made the book worthy of five stars I never wanted to leave the world And the story pitched as Mulan meets Project Runway totally fits The first bit gave me definite Mulan vibes But then the story takes on a TOTALLY new direction In fact, I d say it changes directions several times, and I definitely wasn t complainingbelow.We start with Maia, who in order to save her sick father and provide for her family, takes her father s place by dressing like a boy to meet the Emperor s summons At the palace, there s a competition to be come the Emperor s ...

  7. says:

    I m not gonna lie, I jammed that Add to TBR button the second I saw this cover And then I readProject Runway meets Mulanand I turned into the physical embodiment of the I Have a Mighty Need meme.So, does this live up to the hype For me, hell yeah.This is a sweeping, romantic saga steeped in mystery and lore that went a long way toward rekindling my love for the young adult fantasy genre.The world building in this Chinese inspired land was phenomenal The Project Runway portion of the sto I m not gonna lie, I jammed that Add to TBR button the second I saw this cover And then I readProject Runway meets Mulanand I turned into the physical embodiment of the I Have a Mighty Need meme.So, does this live up to the hype For me, hell yeah.This is a sweeping, romantic saga steeped in mystery and lore that went a long way toward rekindling my love for the young adult fantasy genre.The world building in this Chinese inspired land was phenomenal The Project Runway portion of the story is mostly constrained to the grounds of the Emperor s palace, and it s filled with court intrigue set against the backdrop of a vibrant city bursting with life The second half of the book is no less exciting Because it turns intoof a quest driven adventure romp full of danger and high thri...

  8. says:

    Why yes I did just SCREAM OUT LOUD because I got an ARC of this One of my most anticipated 2019 releases

  9. says:

    this cover is everything

  10. says:

    I can t believe it I ve been approved for the first time for a NetGalley request My heart can t handle all this excitement

  11. says:

    hey so uh quick question..who thought they should leave me on my own to figure out that the ending would end like that and HURT like that 4.5 RTC

  12. says:

    The first half of Spin the Dawn is Disney s Mulan with war taking place at sewing stations as opposed to a battlefield Maia Tamarin is in competition with eleven talented tailors for an honored position in the Summer Palace This portion of the book is intriguing and imaginative with Maia facing increasingly difficult challenges to do with unorthodox materials While the midpoint hinges on a thrilling new challenge for Maia, the second half of the book makes a significant departure from its fir The first half of Spin the Dawn is Disney s Mulan with war taking place at sewing stations as opposed to a battlefield Maia Tamarin is in competition with eleven talented tailors for an honored position in the Summer Palace This portion of the book is intriguing and imaginative with Maia facing increasingly difficult challenges to do with unorthodox materials While the midpoint hinges on a thrilling new challenge for Maia, the second half of the book makes a significant departure from its first half Readers are drawn i...

  13. says:

    this does not sound like Project Runway

  14. says:

    I was going to give this 3 stars up until the last 10 chapters That extra star is for Edan and Edan alone Review to come.Buddy read with Tiffany ARC received via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

  15. says:

    Ask me to spin the finest yarn or thread, and I can do it faster than any man even with my eyes closed Yet ask me to tell a lie, and I will stumble and falter to think of one.I have never had a talent for spinning talesActual rating3.5 starsFirst off, the above quote is a big fat liar because this is one excellently woven story If I hadn t read the blurb, maybe I wouldn t have been as thrown by the first part of the story because I guess I expected the contest to last longer than it acAsk me to spin the finest yarn or thread, and I can do it faster than any man even with my eyes closed Yet ask me to tell a lie, and I will stumble and falter to think of one.I have never had a talent for spinning talesActual rating3.5 starsFirst off, the above quote is a big fat liar because this is one excellently woven story If I hadn t read the blurb, maybe I wouldn t have been as thrown by the first part of the story because I guess I expected the contest to last longer than it actually did But this turned out to be equally unique and yet precisely like every other YA fantasy I ve readwhich I guess meant I liked it because it stood out enough yet wasn t TOO ground break...

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