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SCHEDULE: The Ikessar Falcon by K.S. Villoso

Genre: adult, fantasy

Diversity tags: own-voices, authors of color (filipino author), poc representation (filipino characters)

Publication date: 24 September 2020

Publisher: Orbit Books

Cover artist Simon Goinard

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The Bitch Queen returns in The Ikessar Falcon, the action-packed sequel to K. S. Villoso’s acclaimed fantasy debut, The Wolf of Oren-Yaro.

Abandoned by her people, Queen Talyien’s quest takes a turn for the worse as she stumbles upon a plot deeper and more sinister than she could have ever imagined, one that will displace her king and see her son dead. The road home beckons, strewn with a tangled web of deceit and unimaginable horrors – creatures from the dark, mad dragons and men with hearts hungry for power.

To save her land, Talyien must confront the myth others have built around her: Warlord Yeshin’s daughter, symbol of peace, warrior and queen and everything she could never be.

The price for failure is steep. Her friends are few. And a nation carved by a murderer can only be destined for war.

About the Author

K.S. Villoso was born in a dank hospital on an afternoon in Albay, Philippines, and things have generally been okay since then. After spending most of her childhood in a slum area in Taguig (where she dodged death-defying traffic, ate questionable food, and fell into open-pit sewers more often than one ought to), she and her family immigrated to Vancouver, Canada, where they spent the better part of two decades trying to chase the North American Dream. She is now living amidst the forest and mountains with her family, children, and dogs in Anmore, BC.

Schedule: Week 1 (INTL)

September 14
Camillea Reads
Small Stained Pages
Thoughts Stained With Ink

September 15
moon & coffee.
Novels and Nebulas
Phrases & Pages

September 16
Flipping Through the Pages
Love Yo Shelf

September 17
My Fangirl Chronicles
Papertea & Bookflowers
The Last Reader

September 18
Heart’s Content
The Perks of Being Noura
Vanshika’s Books

September 19
A Cup of Cyanide
mac n’ books
Utopia State of Mind

Schedule: Week 2 (PH)

September 21
Her Book Thoughts
jonna and her wails
White Sky Project

September 22
Accio! Blog
In Between Book Pages
Pages in Waves

September 23
The Bookworm Daydreamer
Musings of a Bookish Teacher

September 24
Afire Pages
Tomes and Thoughts

September 25
Enthralled Bookworm
☕ Your Tita Kate: blog & booktube
Ysa, not Bella.

September 26
Gerald The Bookworm
☕ Ishiee Mouie: blog & booktube
Oro Plata Myta
Trihoes: live show

Published by Shealea

Shealea likes sunflowers, research, and inclusive literature. In 2020, she graduated from the University of the Philippines Diliman with a bachelor's degree in Communication Research.

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