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Happy Hump Day!! It's the 18th again, so you know what that means... ;-)
Eternal Bloodlines by JC Brennan:
Tiger House: The First Chronicles of Jairus Tanner by Wendy Scott:
This is the intriguing beginning to what is clearly meant to be a series. The story that's contained in this book is a whole story, but it's part of a larger story that is only hinted at here. Jairus's story starts when he's kidnapped by Tekagi, daughter of the late Tiger Emperor, and forced to participate in a variety of lethal challenges. It's a series of obstacles that is used to choose the next Emperor and Jairus is Tekagi's unwilling champion.
All-in-all, this is an exciting fantasy action/adventure, and I think I may be hooked. I'll have to see if the second book looks as interesting as this one when it comes out. On a side note, I don't know much about Asian mythology, but the fact that this story is listed under the Asian Myths & Legends category on Amazon makes me want to find out more about the stories it's based on.