Book Tour: The Immortal Game by Talia Rothschild & AC Harvey – Book Tag, First Impressions, Top 5 Reasons to Read this book & Giveaway

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for The Immortal Game by Talia Rothschild & AC Harvey. I’m about 25% into The Immortal Games and I can’t wait to pick it up again. Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see the tour schedule for other content creators and to enter the giveaway!

Thank you to Talia Rothschild & AC Harvey and Swoon Reads for providing me with an ARC for this review

Meet Authors

Talia Rothschild (left), Italian American, is passionate about stories in many forms—music, dance, photography, film and, of course, great novels. She believes in thick hot chocolate and creamer in your tea. When she’s not happily writing, she’s mothering the sweetest baby girl and making memories with her husband. 

Ashleigh Harvey (right) is teaching high school physics and bringing her writing dreams to life. English-born and world-traveled, she loves filling her life with new adventures, such as visiting a new country or exploring the Wild West with her husband. She also finds escape in movies, music, literature, and yearly comic conventions.  

Talia Rotherschild
A.C. Harvey

About The Book

Title: The Immortal Game
Author: Talia Rotherschild & AC Harvey
Publisher: Swoon Reads
Publishing Date: May 25th, 2021
Page Length: 352
Genre: Fantasy
Age Range: YA
Synopsis:

An exiled goddess goes on a quest to clear her name and save Mount Olympus in Talia Rothschild & A. C. Harvey’s action-packed young adult debut, The Immortal Game! 
 
Galene, daughter of Poseidon, desperately wants to earn her place among the gods. But when a violent attack leaves Mount Olympus in chaos and ruins, she is accused of the crime. Banished from Olympus, Galene sets out to prove her innocence and discovers a more deadly plot—one that threatens even the oldest of Immortals. 

Fortunately, she has allies who willingly join her in exile: 

A lifelong friend who commands the wind. 
A defiant warrior with deadly skill. 
A fire-wielder with a hero’s heart. 
A mastermind who plays life like a game. 

All-out war is knocking at the gates. Galene and her friends are the only ones who can tip the scales toward justice, but their choices could save Olympus from total annihilation, or be the doom of them all. 

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My Thoughts

Content Warning: Emotional abuse, battle scenes, up-close death

As I said, I’m only 25% into the book and I’ve basically gotten to the synopsis. I’m loving the writing and the magic. I thought it was an interesting twist on what happens with the Olympians children. We follow multiple perspectives and I haven’t found one that I wasn’t enjoying, albeit, one character so far has not added much to the plot yet. The authors have managed to put enough pieces in place that the reader is interested in continuing and not feeling like everything is being spelled out for them.

Five Reasons to Read The Immortal Games

Five Reasons to Read The Immortal Game: Greek Gods Magic, Band of Misfits, Gods Hiding Something, Rebel Groups, and Amazing Action Scenes

Unofficial Book Tag

Galena: a book that takes place on the water

The Deep by Rivers Solomons

This beautifully written novella follows a water-breathing descendants of African slave women tossed overboard have built their own underwater society. It takes place with a character always in water! I highly recommend this to everyone! Solomon wrote a beautiful and descriptive world underwater. The magic and history of the world was very detailed and I could fully picture it.

Iyana: a book where a character can fly

Skyward, Vol 1: My Low-G Life by by Joe Henderson, Lee Garbett, & Antonio Fabela

In this future something went terribly wrong and now gravity on Earth is lower. Now everyone can fly, but there’s also a risk of you floating too high. I loved the artwork and the story of this graphic novel. It had an interesting history, characters, and plot–and a world I’m more than excited to return to.

Kostas: a book featuring a game

Warcross by Marie Lu

There are a million books featuring games, but of course the only one I could think of today was Warcross by Marie Lu. This features a VR World that has a pro competition where teams battle it out. It’s a fun scifi with a hidden conspiracy!

Braxtus: a character that protects the one they love/everyone

The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

This is a fun middle grade where two girls get transported to the magical school for the good and evil. I love magical schools and a play on classical fairytale characters being brought into an original story. Agatha does everything in her power to protect Sophie. It’s about magic, friendships, and expectations.

Demitri: a book with a gorgeous cover

The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea by Axie Oh

Release Date: February 22, 2022

I had so many to pick from since I have a tendency to pick books based on covers (I know I’m a monster lol). I decided I to pick a future release. Do I know anything about it? Nope lol. I know the author (waiting for XOXO to come out) and I know it’s a mythology retelling.

Chrysander: a book featuring a rebellion

Of Silver and Shadow by Jennifer Gruenke

This was a fun fantasy standalone. It follows a rebellion that wants to overtake the corrupt crown. I swear my review for this is coming! But I definitely agree with those who say you’d love it if you love Six of Crows (and want a standalone).

Unnamed: an upcoming release that has God Tier potential

Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim

I mean look at this cover! It looks gorgeous and I’ve been having a really good run of mythological retellings.

Deck of Fates: a book that’s intimidating

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

So this one is intimidating to me for a few reasons: everyone seems to love it or the TV series and I’ve had more misses than hits for Neil Gaiman’s writing. The size doesn’t help it along either.

Immortal Game: a book with a magical challenge

The Accidental Apprentice by Amanda Foody

This fun magical middle grade has magical companions and a magical challenge. I did a review on this one a couple months ago.

Olympians: a book with a complicated family

The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen

This one fits complicated family in a few different ways, but you’ll have to read it to find out how. I love this duology!

Giveaway

One winner will receive a finished copy of The Immortal Game. The giveaway starts on May 31st and ends June 7th . 

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Tour Schedule

Blog Schedule

May 31st
A Court of Coffee and Books – Interview
The Book Dutchesses – Book Tag
forthenovellovers – Review
Jena Brown Writes – Review & Favourite Quotes

June 1st
Shelf Love – Review & Mood Board
Betwixt The Sheets – Review
Avni Reads – Review & Favourite Quotes

June 2nd
Ruei’s Reading Corner – Review & Favourite Quotes
Nine Bookish Lives – Book Tag & Review
The Writer’s Alley – Review, Favourite Quotes & Mood Board

June 3rd
Living, Loving and Reading – Interview, Review & Favourite Quotes
Discover Elysian – Review & Favourite Quotes
Melancholic Blithe – Review, Playlist & Favourite Quotes

June 4th
Stuck in Fiction – Top 5 Reasons to Read The Immortal Game
Pages & Plots – Promo Post
Inkhaven – Review

June 5th
And On She Reads – Review & Top 5 Reasons to Read The Immortal Game
Books Over Everything – Review
Miss Linda Bennet – Review & Creative Post (Fanart)

June 6th
Frolic Media – Interview
Levicorpvs Blog – Review
Celia’s Reads – Review
HerBookishObsession – Review

Instagram Schedule

May 31st
tbrandbeyond – Promo Post
acourtofcoffeeandbooksblog – Blogger’s Choice
thebookdutchesses – Blogger’s Choice
jenabrownwrites – Blogger’s Choice

June 1st
shelflove123 – Blogger’s Choice
theink.slinger – Blogger’s Choice
avnireads – Blogger’s Choice

June 2nd
michelle_the_pa_loves_to_read – Promo Post
ninebookishlives – Blogger’s Choice
jrundy85 – Blogger’s Choice

June 3rd
Dhirviepages – Blogger’s Choice
discoverelysian – Blogger’s Choice
blithesquesttoread – Blogger’s Choice

June 4th
feliciareads11 – Blogger’s Choice
fangirlpixiebooks – Promo Post
tinybooknest – Favourite Quotes & Top 5 Reasons to Read The Immortal Game

June 5th
A Part Of Your Book World – Review
books_over_everything – Blogger’s Choice
linda.reads – Blogger’s Choice

June 6th
lazyfeline89 – Review
clarkbookreviews – Review
joanna.zoe – Creative Post (Cover Recreation)
levicorpvs – Blogger’s Choice

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