Dark Breaks the Dawn (Untitled Duology #1) By Sara B. Larson [Review]

Dark Breaks the Dawn (Untitled, #1) RELEASE DATE: May 30th 2017
AUTHORS:
Sara B. Larson
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Retelling, Romance.
PUBLISHER: 
Scholastic Press
SUMMARY: 
On her eighteenth birthday, Princess Evelayn of Eadrolan, the Light Kingdom, can finally access the full range of her magical powers. The light looks brighter, the air is sharper, and the energy she can draw when fighting feels almost limitless.

But while her mother, the queen, remains busy at the war front, in the Dark Kingdom of Dorjhalon, the corrupt king is plotting. King Bain wants control of both kingdoms, and his plan will fling Evelayn onto the throne much sooner than she expected.
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Persuasion (Curse of the Gods #2) By Jane Washington, Jaymin Eve [Review]

Persuasion (Curse of the Gods Book 2) RELEASE DATE: May 30th 2017
AUTHORS:
Jane Washington & Jaymin Eve
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Reverse-Harem, Romance. 
SUMMARY: 
Willa Knight: Dweller? Bad-ass? Notorious pet to five magical beings?

In Blesswood, there are rules, and someone is trying to teach her how to follow them. The only problem is Willa. Which shouldn’t be anything new, since she has been a problem since birth—something her pseudo-sister Emmy would agree on.

So it definitely shouldn’t be new … but it is.

Because things are starting to happen that have never happened before.

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Follow Me Back (Follow Me Back #1) By A.V. Geiger [Review]

Follow Me Back (Follow Me Back, #1) RELEASE DATE: June 6th, 2017
AUTHOR:
A.V. Geiger
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Contemporary, Thriller, Romance.
PUBLISHER: 
Sourcebooks Fire
SUMMARY:
Tessa Hart’s world feels very small. Confined to her bedroom with agoraphobia, her one escape is the online fandom for pop sensation Eric Thorn. When he tweets to his fans, it’s like his speaking directly to her…
Eric Thorn is frightened by his obsessive fans. They take their devotion way too far. It doesn’t help that his PR team keeps posting to encourage their fantasies.

When a fellow pop star is murder at the hands of a fan, Eric knows he has to do something to shatter his online image fast—like take down one of his top Twitter followers. But Eric’s plan to troll @TessaHeartsEric unexpectedly evolves into an online relationship deeper than either could have imagined. And when the two arrange to meet IRL, what should have made for the world’s best episode of Catfish takes a deadly turn… Continue reading

The Evaporation of Sofi Snow (The Evaporation of Sofi Snow#1) By Mary Weber [Review]

The Evaporation of Sofi Snow RELEASE DATE: June 6th, 2017
AUTHOR:
Mary Weber
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Sci-fi, Dystopia, Aliens.
PUBLISHER:
Thomas Nelson
SUMMARY:
Ever since the Delonese ice-planet arrived eleven years ago, Sofi s dreams have been vivid. Alien. In a system where Earth s corporations rule in place of governments and the humanoid race orbiting the moon are allies, her only constant has been her younger brother, Shilo. As an online gamer, Sofi battles behind the scenes of Earth s Fantasy Fighting arena where Shilo is forced to compete in a mix of real and virtual blood sport. But when a bomb takes out a quarter of the arena, Sofi s the only one who believes Shilo survived. She has dreams of him. And she s convinced he s been taken to the ice-planet.

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Roar (Stormheart #1) By Cora Carmack [Review]

Roar (Stormheart) RELEASE DATE: June 13th, 2017
AUTHOR:
Cora Carmack
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Romance.
PUBLISHER:
Tor Teen
SUMMARY: 

In a land ruled and shaped by violent magical storms, power lies with those who control them.

Aurora Pavan comes from one of the oldest Stormling families in existence. Long ago, the ungifted pledged fealty and service to her family in exchange for safe haven, and a kingdom was carved out from the wildlands and sustained by magic capable of repelling the world’s deadliest foes. As the sole heir of Pavan, Aurora’s been groomed to be the perfect queen. She’s intelligent and brave and honorable. But she’s yet to show any trace of the magic she’ll need to protect her people.

To keep her secret and save her crown, Aurora’s mother arranges for her to marry a dark and brooding Stormling prince from another kingdom. Continue reading

The Sandcastle Empire By Kayla Olson [Review]

The Sandcastle Empire RELEASE DATE: June 6th, 2017
AUTHOR:
Kayla Olson
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Dystopia/post-apocalyptic, Survival, Sci-Fi.
PUBLISHER:
HarperTeen
SUMMARY:
When all hope is gone, how do you survive?

Before the war, Eden’s life was easy—air conditioning, ice cream, long days at the beach. Then the revolution happened, and everything changed.

Now a powerful group called the Wolfpack controls the earth and its resources. Eden has lost everything to them. They killed her family and her friends, destroyed her home, and imprisoned her. But Eden refuses to die by their hands. She knows the coordinates to the only neutral ground left in the world, a place called Sanctuary Island, and she is desperate to escape to its shores. Continue reading

Song of the Current (Song of the Current #1) By Sarah Tolcser [Review]

Song of the Current (Song of the Current #1) RELEASE DATE: June 6th, 2017
AUTHOR:
Sarah Tolcser
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance.
PUBLISHER:
Bloomsbury USA Children
SUMMARY: Caroline Oresteia is destined for the river. Her father is a wherryman, as was her grandmother. All Caro needs is for the river god to whisper her name, and her fate is sealed. But at seventeen, Caro may be too late.

So when pirates burn ships and her father is arrested, Caro volunteers to transport mysterious cargo in exchange for his release. Secretly, Caro hopes that by piloting her own wherry, the river god will finally speak her name.

But when the cargo becomes more than Caro expected, she finds herself caught in a web of politics and lies. 

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The Vampire Wish (The Vampire Wish #1) By Michelle Madow [Review]

The Vampire WishRELEASE DATE: June 1st 2017
AUTHOR:
Michelle Madow
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Retellings, Vampires.
PUBLISHER:
Dreamscape Publishing
SUMMARY: 

He’s a vampire prince. She’s a human blood slave. They should be enemies… but uniting might be their only hope to prevent a supernatural war.

Annika never thought of herself as weak—until the day vampires murdered her parents and kidnapped her from our world to the hidden vampire kingdom of the Vale.

As a brand new blood slave, Annika must learn to survive her dangerous new circumstances… or face imminent death from the monstrous wolves prowling outside the Vale’s enchanted walls. But not all in the kingdom is as it appears, and when a handsome vampire disguised as a human steps into her life, Annika discovers that falling for the enemy is sometimes too tempting to resist. Continue reading

When It’s Real by Erin Watt [Review]

When It's RealRELEASE DATE:  May 30, 2017
AUTHOR: Erin Watt
GENRE: Young-Adult, Contemporary, Romance
PUBLISHER: 
Harlequin Teen

SUMMARY:

Under ordinary circumstances, Oakley Ford and Vaughn Bennett would never even cross paths. 

There’s nothing ordinary about Oakley. This bad-boy pop star’s got Grammy Awards, millions of fangirls and a reputation as a restless, too-charming troublemaker. But with his home life disintegrating, his music well suddenly running dry and the tabloids having a field day over his outrageous exploits, Oakley needs to show the world he’s settling down—and who better to help him than Vaughn, a part-time waitress trying to help her family get by? The very definition of ordinaryContinue reading

A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court Of Thorns and Roses #3) By Sarah J. Maas [Review]|SO MANY SHIPS!!!

A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #3) RELEASE DATE:  May 2nd 2017
AUTHOR: Sarah J. Maas
GENRE: New-Adult, Fantasy, Fae, Romance.
PUBLISHER: 
Bloomsbury Children’s Books
SUMMARY:
A nightmare, I’d told Tamlin. I was the nightmare.

Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin’s maneuverings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit—and one slip may spell doom not only for Feyre, but for her world as well. As war bears down upon them all, Feyre must decide who to trust amongst the dazzling and lethal High Lords—and hunt for allies in unexpected places. Continue reading