The De-Coding of Jo: Blade of Truth by Lali A. Love is the masterful second installment of the Ascending Angel Academy series. The dark fantasy epic follows young protagonist, Jo, in her search for friendship, unbounded love, self-identity and emotional freedom. The De-Coding of Jo: Blade of Truth was named a Finalist in the Fantasy category of the 2022 Book Excellence Awards. The international book award competition recognizes books for excellence in writing, design and overall market appeal. The competition celebrates both independent and traditionally published authors in over 100 countries around the world.
“Heart of a Warrior Angel, my debut novel, and The De-Coding of Jo: Hall of Ignorance, the first book in the Young Adult coming of age series, have both received prestigious Book Excellence awards,” says author, Lali A. Love. A multi-talented artist, intuitive, and energy healer, Love bridges the gap between mysticism and gripping visionary fiction to create thought-provoking works that relate to modern-day issues. “My intention is to activate, empower, and inspire my readers with relatable, inclusive characters and self-actualization metaphysical concepts through the power of storytelling.”
In the second book of the Angel Academy series, Blade of Truth, the journey to enlightenment hastens as the eternal struggle between good and evil intensifies. Readers of dark fantasy will delight in the rich, multidimensional world-building that masterfully intertwines teen angst, belonging, clairvoyance, time travel, and a higher calling. “I was inspired to shine a light on relatable issues facing our youth today, such as anxiety, depression, bullying, social media addiction, and body dysmorphia,” says Love. Delving into the heart and mind of the adolescent psyche, Love examines common struggles with sensitivity and compassion, perfectly capturing the essence of adolescent experiences through her dynamic and engaging cast. The book explores the importance of aligning with one’s inner truth on the journey to overcoming trauma, with authenticity, transformation, self-love, and deciphering one’s true purpose—a message that today’s youth could greatly benefit from internalizing.
The book has received positive reviews from some of the most well-renowned authors, journalists, and reviewers around the world. Halo Scot, Author of the Rift Cycle Series writes, “With A Wrinkle in Time and The Matrix vibes, Blade of Truth will feed your mind, body, and soul…Lali A. Love expands the world and intensifies the battles, gripping the reader with intrigue and action from the very first page.”
The De-Coding of Jo: Blade of Truth is available for sale in all formats on Amazon, Indigo Chapters Bookstores, Barnes & Noble, Apple iBooks, Kobo, Nook, Ravens and Roses Publishing, and other online stores. For a limited time, readers can purchase Blade of Truth for only $0.99 on Amazon Kindle. Fans of the fast-paced sci-fi fantasy novels should also keep an eye out for the epic series finale, Keys to Eternity, which is set to be released on July 7, 2022.
About the Author
Lali A. Love is the award-winning, best-selling author of books in the dark fantasy, science fiction, paranormal thriller, and metaphysical poetry genres. Lali bridges the gap between metaphysics and gripping literary fiction to create inclusive, thought-provoking works that relate to modern-day issues and elicit an emotional response, with the goal of empowering, enlightening, and entertaining readers.
For her quality and powerful storytelling, Lali has received the NYC Big Book Gold Award, the Global e-Book Gold Award, the Elite Choice Gold Award, the Book Excellence Award, the Queer Indie Lit Youth Gold Award, and the International Reader’s Favorite Bronze Award.
As an intuitive, alchemist, and energy healer, Lali strives to elevate the world’s consciousness by shining the light on sensitive subjects to assist individuals with their healing journeys. She is an ally, a catalyst, an advocate for self-love, emotional liberation, self-realization, embodiment, and supporter of causes related to equality, diversity, women and children.
To connect with Lali, please visit: https://authorlalialove.com/.
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