Daughter of Shades (The Venatrix Chronicles #1) By Sylvia Mercedes [Review]

Daughter of Shades (The Venatrix Chronicles, #1)

RELEASE DATE: July 28th 2019
Sylvia Mercedes
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic, Adventure, Romance.
FireWyrm Books

A huntress with no past. A rival with a secret.
A kingdom’s fate hangs in the balance . . .

Ayleth and her shade move as one, ever hungry for the hunt. Under her mentor’s tight control, she fears her memories are being stolen. Now nineteen, apprenticed for as long as she can remember to the mysterious Holy Order, she longs to rise in the ranks and banish untamed spirits for the prophesied Golden Prince. Continue reading

Seafire (Seafire #1) By Natalie C. Parker [Review]

Seafire (Seafire, #1)RELEASE DATE: September 3rd 2018
AUTHOR: Natalie C. Parker
    Young-Adult,   Fantasy, Pirates, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: Razorbill

After her family is killed by corrupt warlord Aric Athair and his bloodthirsty army of Bullets, Caledonia Styx is left to chart her own course on the dangerous and deadly seas. She captains her ship, the Mors Navis, with a crew of girls and women just like her, who have lost their families and homes because of Aric and his men. The crew has one mission: stay alive, and take down Aric’s armed and armored fleet. Continue reading

Starsight (Skyward #2) By Brandon Sanderson [Review]

Starsight (Skyward, #2)RELEASE DATE: November 26th 2019
AUTHOR: Brandon Sanderson
    Young-Adult, Sci-Fi Fantasy, Aliens, Adventure.

All her life, Spensa has dreamed of becoming a pilot. Of proving she’s a hero like her father. She made it to the sky, but the truths she learned about her father were crushing. The rumors of his cowardice are true–he deserted his flight during battle against the Krell. Worse, though, he turned against his team and attacked them. Continue reading

We Hunt the Flame (Sands of Arawiya #1) By Hafsah Faizal [Review]

We Hunt the Flame (Sands of Arawiya, #1)RELEASE DATE: August 27th 2019
AUTHOR: Hafsah Faizal
    Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: Macmillan Children’s Books

People lived because she killed. People died because he lived.

Nobody knows that Zafira is the Hunter. Forced to disguise herself as a man, she braves the cursed forest to feed her people. If she is exposed as a girl, all of her achievements will be rejected.
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The Speed of Falling Objects By Nancy Richardson Fischer [Review]

The Speed of Falling ObjectsRELEASE DATE: October 1st 2019 
AUTHOR: Nancy Richardson Fischer
    Young-Adult, Contemporary, Survival, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:  Inkyard Press

Danger “Danny” Danielle Warren is no stranger to falling. After losing an eye in a childhood accident, she had to relearn her perception of movement and space. Now Danny keeps her head down, studies hard, and works to fulfill everyone else’s needs. She’s certain that her mom’s bitterness and her TV star father’s absence are her fault. If only she were more-more athletic, charismatic, attractive-life would be perfect.
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Blood Heir (Blood Heir Trilogy #1) By Amélie Wen Zhao [Review]

Blood Heir (Blood Heir, #1)RELEASE DATE: November 21st 2019
Amélie Wen Zhao
    Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:  Harper Voyager

In the Cyrilian Empire, Affinites are reviled. Their varied gifts to control the world around them are unnatural—dangerous. And Anastacya Mikhailov, the crown princess, has a terrifying secret. Her deadly Affinity to blood is her curse and the reason she has lived her life hidden behind palace walls. Continue reading

The Magnolia Sword: A Ballad of Mulan By Sherry Thomas [Review]

The Magnolia Sword: A Ballad of MulanRELEASE DATE: September 9th 2019
Sherry Thomas
    Young-Adult, Historical Fiction, Retellings, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:  Lee & Low Books/Tu Books

A Warrior in Disguise

All her life, Mulan has trained for one purpose: to win the duel that every generation in her family must fight. If she prevails, she can reunite a pair of priceless heirloom swords separated decades earlier, and avenge her father, who was paralyzed in his own duel. Continue reading

The Lady Rogue By Jenn Bennett [Review]

The Lady RogueRELEASE DATE:  September 3rd 2019
Jenn Bennett
    Young-Adult, Historical Fantasy, Adventure
PUBLISHER: Simon Pulse 

Some legends never die…

Traveling with her treasure-hunting father has always been a dream for Theodora. She’s read every book in his library, has an impressive knowledge of the world’s most sought-after relics, and has all the ambition in the world. What she doesn’t have is her father’s permission. That honor goes to her father’s nineteen-year-old protégé—and once-upon-a-time love of Theodora’s life—Huck Gallagher, while Theodora is left to sit alone in her hotel in Istanbul. Continue reading

Tiger Queen By Annie Sullivan [Review]

Tiger QueenRELEASE DATE: September 10th 2019
Annie Sullivan
    Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure.

In the mythical desert kingdom of Achra, an ancient law forces sixteen-year-old Princess Kateri to fight in the arena to prove her right to rule. For Kateri, winning also means fulfilling a promise to her late mother that she would protect her people, who are struggling through windstorms and drought. The situation is worsened by the gang of Desert Boys that frequently raids the city wells, forcing the king to ration what little water is left. The punishment for stealing water is a choice between two doors: behind one lies freedom, and behind the other is a tiger. Continue reading

Find Me Their Bones (Bring Me Their Hearts #2) By Sara Wolf [ARC Review]

Find Me Their Bones (Bring Me Their Hearts, #2)RELEASE DATE: November 5th 2019 
Sara Wolf
    Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Entangled Teen

No one can save her.

In order to protect Prince Lucien d’Malvane’s heart, Zera had to betray him. Now, he hates the sight of her. Trapped in Cavanos as a prisoner of the king, she awaits the inevitable moment her witch severs their magical connection and finally ends her life. Continue reading