Beasts of the Frozen Sun (Frozen Sun Saga #1) By Jill Criswell [Review]

Beasts of the Frozen Sun (The Frozen Sun Saga #1)RELEASE DATE: August 6th 2019
AUTHOR:
Jill Criswell
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic, Romance.
PUBLISHER:
Blackstone Publishing
SYNOPSIS:

Burn brightly. Love fiercely. For all else is dust.

Every child of Glasnith learns the last words of Aillira, the god-gifted mortal whose doomed love affair sparked a war of gods and men, and Lira of clan Stone knows the story better than most. As a descendant of Aillira and god-gifted in her own right, she has the power to read people’s souls, to see someone’s true essence with only a touch of her hand.
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Spin the Dawn (The Blood of Stars #1) by Elizabeth Lim [Review]

Spin the Dawn (The Blood of Stars, #1)RELEASE DATE: July 09th 2019
AUTHOR:
Elizabeth Lim
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Retelling, Romance.
PUBLISHER:
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
SYNOPSIS:

Maia Tamarin dreams of becoming the greatest tailor in the land, but as a girl, the best she can hope for is to marry well. When a royal messenger summons her ailing father, once a tailor of renown, to court, Maia poses as a boy and takes his place. She knows her life is forfeit if her secret is discovered, but she’ll take that risk to achieve her dream and save her family from ruin. There’s just one catch: Maia is one of twelve tailors vying for the job. Continue reading

Scavenge the Stars (Scavenge the Stars #1) By Tara Sim [Review]

Scavenge the Stars (Scavenge the Stars, #1)RELEASE DATE: January 07, 2020
AUTHOR:
Tara Sim
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Retelling.
PUBLISHER:
Disney Hyperion
SYNOPSIS:

When Amaya rescues a mysterious stranger from drowning, she fears her rash actions have earned her a longer sentence on the debtor ship where she’s been held captive for years. Instead, the man she saved offers her unimaginable riches and a new identity, setting Amaya on a perilous course through the coastal city-state of Moray, where old-world opulence and desperate gamblers collide. Continue reading

The Queen of Nothing (The Folk of the Air #3) By Holly Black [Review]

The Queen of Nothing (The Folk of the Air, #3)

RELEASE DATE: November 19, 2019
AUTHOR:
Holly Black
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Fae, Magic.
PUBLISHER:
Hot Key Books
SYNOPSIS:

He will be destruction of the crown and the ruination of the throne.

Power is much easier to acquire than it is to hold onto. Jude learned this lesson when she released her control over the wicked king, Cardan, in exchange for immeasurable power.
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Daughter of Shades (The Venatrix Chronicles #1) By Sylvia Mercedes [Review]

Daughter of Shades (The Venatrix Chronicles, #1)

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

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
GENRE:
    Young-Adult,   Fantasy, Pirates, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: Razorbill
SUMMARY:

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
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Sci-Fi Fantasy, Aliens, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: Gollancz
SUMMARY:

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
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: Macmillan Children’s Books
SUMMARY:

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
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Contemporary, Survival, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:  Inkyard Press
SUMMARY:

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
AUTHOR:
Amélie Wen Zhao
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:  Harper Voyager
SUMMARY:

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