Untethered – Blog Tour Review

 I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the Untethered Blog Tour hosted by TBR & Beyond Tours.

Check out my review below!

About the Book


by Kaylynn Flanders

Published: July 20, 2021

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy


For fans of Sorcery of Thorns and Furyborn comes the thrilling sequel to Shielded about a world in a deadly magical war and the newly crowned king and feisty princess who must defeat the deadliest of foes before there’s nothing left to save.

Although King Atháren’s sister, Jennesara, saved Hálendi from the Gray Mage, the reprieve came at a steep price–the life of their father. Now Ren rules over a divided kingdom, with some who want him dead, and a Medallion that warns of worse trouble brewing in the south.

As second born, Princess Chiara is the perfect Turian royal–perfectly invisible. She longs to help restore peace on the Plateau, but with no magic and no fighting skills, she doesn’t stand a chance against a mage. So when a member of the Turian royal family goes missing and Chiara finds a clue about the rumored resting place of the mages’ long-lost artifacts, she decides it’s time to be seen.

As Ren’s and Chiara’s paths cross, they find the depth of the mages’ hold on the Plateau is more powerful than anyone suspected, and that they must learn to trust themselves, and each other, before the mages retrieve their artifacts and become too powerful to ever defeat. 

Find it Here:

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Shielded was such a fun read and Untethered did not disappoint. It is adventure from beginning to end. I enjoyed new characters we’re introduced to and it was nice seeing others from Shielded.

Chiara is sick of waiting for someone to go out and look for her father who she knows hasn’t just gone missing. She has a bad feeling and with the help of her grandmother she finds herself on the path to not only finding her father but looking for the mages’ long-lost artifacts. She’s determined to find the answers even if it takes her into enemy territory.

Ren leaves the castle to find Chiara and bring her back to Hálendi but when their paths cross and she convinces him to continue on her journey he knows he can’t leave her. He will protect her and in the process he realizes he feels more for her than he thought.

This ya fantasy has love, betrayal, and found friendships. It’s full of adventure and intrigue. I thought the pacing was well developed and I enjoyed the characters. I thought the ending wrapped up this duology well and I will miss these characters. I hope we’ll get to see more one day.

I definitely recommend these books to anyone looking for a great YA duology!


One winner will receive a finished copy of Unethered. (US Only)

Giveaway begins July 19th and ends July 26th

Click HERE to Enter!

About the Author

KayLynn Flanders is a graduate of Brigham Young University, with a degree in English Language and a minor in editing. When she’s not writing, she spends her time playing volleyball, reading, and traveling. She lives in Utah with her family, and thinks there’s nothing better than a spur-of-the-moment road trip. Her debut novel is Shielded. To learn more about KayLynn, go to kaylynnflanders.com or follow @kaylynnflanders on Twitter and Instagram.

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Tour Schedule – Bloggers

July 19th
Wishful Endings – Interview
The Bookish Raven – Review & Top 5 Reasons to Read Untethered
The Clever Reader – Review

July 20th
Stuck in Fiction – Promo Post
The Fictional Journal – Review & Favourite Quotes
One More Chapter – Review

July 21st
Metaphors and Miscellanea – Review
Always, Bookish Lovers – Journal Spread & Top 5 Reasons to Read Untethered
Balancing Books and Beauties – Review & Book Look

July 22nd
We Write at Dawn – Interview & Review
The Little Mouse That Reads – Review, Playlist & Mood Board

July 23rd
Books Over Everything – Review
The Reader’s Game – Review & Favourite Quotes
HerBookishObsession – Promo Post

July 24th
The Book Dutchesses – Review
TLC Book Nook – Promo Post
Confessions of a YA Reader – Review

July 25th
A Court of Coffee and Books – Interview
Nine Bookish Lives – Review
Kait Plus Books – Promo Post

Tour Schedule – Bookstagram

July 19th
simplybeccamee – Review
wishfulendings – Blogger’s Choice
the_bookish_raven – Blogger’s Choice

July 20th
feliciareads11 – Blogger’s Choice
_leahreads – Blogger’s Choice

July 21st
alwaysbookishlovers – Blogger’s Choice
balancing_books_and_beauties – Blogger’s Choice

July 22nd
tbrandbeyond – Promo
rosyreadz – Journal Spread & Top 5 Reasons to Read Untethered
mousethatreads – Blogger’s Choice

July 23rd
books_over_everything – Blogger’s Choice
herbookish_obsession – Blogger’s Choice

July 24th
thebookdutchesses – Blogger’s Choice
tlcbooknook – Blogger’s Choice

July 25th
tinybooknest – Top 5 Reasons to Read Untethered & TikTok Post
acourtofcoffeeandbooks – Blogger’s Choice
ninebookishlives – Blogger’s Choice

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