Obsidio (The Illuminae Files #3) By Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff [Review]

Obsidio (The Illuminae Files, #3)RELEASE DATE: March 13th, 2018
AUTHORS:
Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Sci-fi, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
Knopf Books for Young Readers
SUMMARY:

Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the container ship, Mao. With the jump station destroyed and their resources scarce, the only option is to return to Kerenza—but who knows what they’ll find seven months after the invasion?

Meanwhile, Kady’s cousin, Asha, survived the initial BeiTech assault and has joined Kerenza’s ragtag underground resistance. When Rhys—an old flame from Asha’s past—reappears on Kerenza, the two find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict. Continue reading

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Pacifica By Kristen Simmons [Review]

PacificaRELEASE DATE: March 06th, 2018
AUTHOR:
Kristen Simmons
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Dystopia, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
Tor Teen
SUMMARY:

Marin is cosario royalty, a pirate like her father and his father before him. Sailing the ocean to chase adventure is in her blood. But these days no one cares that the island town her people call home is named after her grandfather. They have a new leader, one who promises an end to their hunger – and one who thinks that girls are meant for the kitchen or the brothel. Marin knows she’s meant for more than that, and with the sudden influx of weapons on the island, and rumors of a pending deal with the enemy oil nation in her wake, she knows a big score to gain the council’s favor is the only way to save her people, and herself. Continue reading

Our Dark Stars By Audrey Grey & Krystal Wade [ARC Review]

Our Dark StarsRELEASE DATE: March 06, 2018
AUTHORS:
Audrey Grey & Krystal Wade
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Sci-fi, Adventure, Romance.
PUBLISHER:
Blaze Publishing, LLC
SUMMARY:
While she sleeps, the whole universe changes.

Princess Talia Starchaser has it all. Wealth. Status. Adoring citizens. But on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, she’s forced to publicly betray her best friend, a companion mock she’s had since birth, setting events into motion that lead to the destruction of the humans, and the princess floating through space, a remnant of a time when humans ruled over droids.

One hundred years later, half-mock captain Will Perrault and his ragtag crew discover a device floating in space. Continue reading

Gunslinger Girl By Lyndsay Ely [Review]

Gunslinger GirlRELEASE DATE: January 02, 2018
AUTHOR:
Lyndsay Ely
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Dystopia, Western, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
Jimmy Patterson
SUMMARY:  Seventeen-year-old Serendipity “Pity” Jones inherited two things from her mother: a pair of six shooters and perfect aim. She’s been offered a life of fame and fortune in Cessation, a glittering city where lawlessness is a way of life. But the price she pays for her freedom may be too great….
In this extraordinary debut from Lyndsay Ely, the West is once again wild after a Second Civil War fractures the U.S. into a broken, dangerous land. Pity’s struggle against the dark and twisted underbelly of a corrupt city will haunt you long after the final bullet is shot. Continue reading

Unearthed (Unearthed #1) By Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner [ARC Review]

Unearthed (Unearthed, #1)RELEASE DATE: January 09, 2018
AUTHORS:
Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner.
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Sci-fi, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
Disney Hyperion
SUMMARY:

When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the solution the planet has been waiting for. The Undying’s advanced technology has the potential to undo environmental damage and turn lives around, and Gaia, their former home planet, is a treasure trove waiting to be uncovered.

For Jules Addison and his fellow scholars, the discovery of an alien culture offers unprecedented opportunity for study… as long as scavengers like Amelia Radcliffe don’t loot everything first. Mia and Jules’ different reasons for smuggling themselves onto Gaia put them immediately at odds, but after escaping a dangerous confrontation with other scavvers, they form a fragile alliance.

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Wonder Woman: Warbringer (DC Icons #1) By Leigh Bardugo [Review]

Wonder Woman: Warbringer (DC Icons, #1)RELEASE DATE: September 30, 2017
AUTHOR:
Leigh Bardugo
GENRE:
Young-Adult, fantasy, superhero, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: Penguin UK
SUMMARY:

She will become a legend but first she is Diana, Princess of the Amazons. And her fight is just beginning…

Diana is desperate to prove herself to her warrior sisters. But when the opportunity comes, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law to save a mere mortal, Alia Keralis. With this single heroic act, Diana may have just doomed the world.

Alia is a Warbringer – a descendant of the infamous Helen of Troy, fated to bring about an age of bloodshed and misery. Diana and Alia will face an army of enemies, mortal and divine, determined to destroy or possess the Warbringer.

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Everything Under The Sun By Jessica Redmerski [Review]

Everything Under The Sun RELEASE DATE: August 28, 2017
AUTHOR:
Jessica Redmerski
GENRE:
New-Adult, Dystopia, Romance, Survival, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: Amazon Digital Services
SUMMARY: 

Thais Fenwick was eleven-years-old when civilization fell, devastated by a virus that killed off the majority of the world’s population. For seven years, Thais and her family lived in a community of survivors deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains. But when her town is attacked by raiders, she and her blind sister are taken away to the East-Central Territory where she is destined to live the cruel and unjust kind of life her late mother warned her about.

Atticus Hunt is a troubled soldier in Lexington City who has spent the past seven years trying to conform to the vicious nature of men in a post-apocalyptic society. 

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Silence is Golden (Storm and Silence #3) By Robert Thier [Review]

Silence is Golden (Storm and Silence, #3)RELEASE DATE: September 4, 2017
AUTHOR:
Robert Thier
GENRE:
New-Adult, Historical, Romance, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:  Pronoun
SUMMARY: 

Silent. Cold. Chiselled perfection. That is Rikkard Ambrose, the most powerful business mogul in Great Britain.

Free-spirited. Fiery. Definitely NOT attracted to the aforementioned business mogul. That is Lilly Linton, his personal secretary and secret weapon.

The two have been playing a cat and mouse game for months. So far, Lilly has been able to fight down and deny her attraction to Mr Ambrose. But what happens when suddenly, the dark secrets of his past begin to surface and they are forced to go on a perilous journey into the South-American jungle? A journey they can only survive if they band together? Continue reading

Shadow Crown (Shadow Crown #1) By Kristen Martin [Review]

Shadow Crown (Shadow Crown #1) RELEASE DATE: October 3rd 2017
AUTHOR:
Kristen Martin
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic.
PUBLISHER: Black Falcon Press
SUMMARY: 
For most people, the act of killing is intangible. Unfathomable. 

But not for seventeen-year-old Arden Eliri. 

Having been involved in Cruex assassination attempts as a mere child, killing is a natural disposition for her. Growing up without parents, in a castle ruled by an iron-fisted king, is the furthest thing from a fairy tale, as is being forced into the Cruex, the king s group of hand-selected assassins. But with each passing year, she comes to enjoy the act of killing more and more. Kill or be killed she chooses the former. A decade ago, King Darius Tymond banished The Caldari those who practice illusié, or old magick from Trendalath Kingdom, ensuring that no Caldari will ever step foot in his kingdom again. 
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Heart of Mist (The Oremere Chronicles #1) By Helen Scheuerer [Review]

Heart of Mist (The Oremere Chronicles, #1)RELEASE DATE: August 31st 2017
AUTHOR:
Helen Scheuerer
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic.
PUBLISHER: Talem Press
SUMMARY: 

In a realm where toxic mist sweeps the lands and magic is forbidden, all Bleak wants is a cure for her power.

Still grieving the death of her guardian and dangerously self-medicating with alcohol, Bleak is snatched from her home by the Commander of the King’s Army, and summoned to the capital.

But the king isn’t the only one interested in Bleak’s powers.

The leader of an infamous society of warriors, the Valia Kindred, lays claim to her as well, and Bleak finds herself in the middle of a much bigger battle than she anticipated. Continue reading