Blog Tour & Review: A Tale of Stars and Shadow by Lisa Cassidy

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Title: A Tale of Stars and Shadow 

Series: A Tale of Stars and Shadow, #1

Author: Lisa Cassidy

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy

Publication Date: June 19th, 2019 by Tate House

Format: e-pub

Source: I received this book by Rachel Random Resources Tour in exchange for an honest review.


A Tale of Stars and Shadow

 ...’Burn bright and true’...

 Dumnorix princess and born warrior, Talyn Dynan was the finest fighter of her generation. With her  Callanan partner at her side, she was invincible, reckless, a death - knell to their enemies. But after  her partner is torn away from her, Talyn is left broken, wracked with guilt and unable to regain the  confidence she once had. Could an unexpected mission to the mysterious country of Mithranar,  home of the magical winged folk, be the thing that saves her? 

The Shadowhawk lives a life in the shadows. Constantly hunted for his criminal exploits, yet  de sperate to help the human folk of Mithranar who are oppressed by their winged folk rulers, he  haunts the streets of Dock City. The arrival of a foreign warrior threatens to upset the carefully  balanced life he leads, but when she begins to offer a hope for the humans he’s only ever dreamed  of, can he risk trusting her?

 And unbeknownst to both, a mysterious foe stalks the dark corners of Dock City. One that answers  to a single purpose...


*** I received this book by Rachel Random Resources Tour in exchange for an honest review, thank you so much to Rachel and Tate House for the opportunity to read and review A Tale of Stars and Shadow! *** 

Ohh heck yes! When I first saw this amazing book on a blog tour for Rachel Random Resources Tour and saw the genre was young adult, fantasy. I had to join in on the blog tour because yall now I absolutely and thoroughly love reading young adult fantasy books, and A Tale of Stars and Shadow did not disappoint me at all. A Tale of Stars and Shadow had everything that I love in Fantasy books strong and a kick-ass female heroine who is also a princess and warrior, a lonely prince who hides and masked his true feeling and emotions. And a group of petty human criminals who don't want to be in the WingGaurd and be near and work for any ignorant and arrogant wing folks,  Ohh and I almost forget there is one very handsome male wing folk who is also apart of the humane WingGuard group which at the beginning the petty criminals really didn't like the male wing folk to be in their WingGaurd group to be a team members with him. The male wing folk doesn't want to be there either but he does not have any other choice but to be part of that group. But as you can see I love all the complex and diverse characters yes even the villains as well, the fantasy world-building is complex and a little confusing but there is a map on the front page of the book that I could understand a little better of the world. The plotline and aspects of A Tale of Stars and Shadow are the same in all other fantasy books that I have read before but this book has twist and turns that I didn't even see coming while reading it until I read the ending. The writing style flows well and I understood every word in this book and the writing style was also very expressive and descriptive that I could feel every character's emotion and see the fantasy world in my mind.  I have a lot of questions that were answered when I was reading this book. But there were still some unanswered questions that I didn't get at the end of this book.  I know there is going to be a second book coming out and I know some unanswered questions will be answered in the next book which I can't wait to read the next book. But until then it will be pure torture to wait until the next book to come out which I don't know what date it is coming out on.  All and all I loved and enjoyed A Tale of Stars and Shadow that I am excited and can't wait until the second book comes out!

Lisa Cassidy (Author)

About Lisa Cassidy Living in Australia's capital, I’m a self - published author who mostly sticks to novel - length fantasy but  occasionally likes to break out with short stories on random things like unicorns and ninjas. When  I’m not writing, you might catch me enthus iastically spectating a basketball game (#NewYorkKnick  for life!), reading a tonne of books, or...who am I kidding? I spend a lot of time writing!


  1. Sounds like you really enjoyed this one. Great review.

    1. I really did loved and enjoyed this book, thank you so much for stopping by my blog my friend.

  2. I am glad you enjoyed this one. It sounds exciting. Great review.

    1. It was a really amazing book, thank you so much for stopping by my blog my friend.

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    1. Thank you and thank you so much for stopping by my blog my friend.

  4. Lovely! I enjoy young adult fantasy. But not a fan of cliffhangers.

    1. Thank you I know what you mean about Cliffhangers after I read the ending of this book it is going to be pure torture for me to wait until the second book comes out. Thank you so much for stopping by my blog my friend.