Sunday, 19 July 2015

Virtual Book Tour: Review: The Courage Series by Jill Daugherty + Grab Courage and Other Demons for #FREE on Amazon

Courage and Other Demons (Book 1)

The end of the world will start in the suburbs of Denver with a faery transfer student from Ireland. If you think that’s totally ridiculous, then you understand how Maggie O’Neill feels. In all of her sixteen years, faeries were something you read about in children’s books. They didn’t actually show up on your doorstep. They didn’t kiss you and make your knees go weak and whisper sweet nothings in your ear. Until Simon Brady, that is. Simon changed everything. He makes her heart race and her skin burn with excitement, but he has also changed her core beliefs about the world and made her see it as a dark and dangerous place filled with monsters that belong only in the lines of faery tales. There is no doubt in Maggie’s mind that she loves Simon, but can she see past who he is and find a place for him in her heart?


This book was thoroughly entertaining. I did find it to be a bit slow in the beginning, but once Simon revealed the truth to Maggie, and as things fell into place and the reality of the situation began to sink in, so I was able to really enjoy the story.

This book had a lot of elements I love about this genre but one thing that really stood out for me was the fact that Maggie didn't just accept things for what they were. She got angry and scared, and even questioned things before believing them. Even after she accepted what Simon was telling her was the truth she still had a hard time with the fact that the fate of the world and the human race rested on her shoulders.

A great start to this series, I cannot wait to see where Maggie, Simon, and their friends will be led. 

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Abandoned Courage (Book 2)

Maggie O’Neill had a rough junior year… She fell in love with Simon. She found out Simon was a faery. She spent some time with her dead ancestors. An evil faery with control issues came after her and brought his groupies to kill her. …but that was nothing compared to what’s in store for senior year. She’s the new girl at faery boarding school and is subjected to something she never thought she’d have to deal with in her entire life—mean girls. To make matters worse, she’s seeing less and less of Simon, her faery guard is smothering her in their efforts to protect her, and the evil faery is still stalking her, determined to kill her before she can kill him. She starts to wonder if she’ll make it to graduation. Then the unthinkable happens and she wonders if she’ll be able to survive even one more day.

Defining Courage (Book 3)

Eighteen-year-old Maggie O’Neill is a high school dropout. If her parents knew, they’d probably kill her, but that’s the least of her worries. Balor—the evil faery from hell—is still stalking her, someone is still betraying her, and the mean girl at school is still mean. The worst part of her life, however, is figuring out how to live it without Simon. Will Maggie discover a way to defeat Balor? Will she ever be able to out-snark the mean girl? Will she find Simon? Tune in next week—uh, read the book—to find out.


Jill Daugherty lives in Denver with Bailey, the world's cutest dog. By day, she works with gifted children and their teachers. By night, she writes. A lot. She is the author of the Courage series, which has received glowing reviews. At the insistence of her readers, she has started work on a spin-off series.

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