Dark Skies (Dark Shores #2) By Danielle L. Jensen [Review]

Dark Skies (Dark Shores Book 2)RELEASE DATE: May 5th 2020
AUTHOR: 
Danielle L. Jensen
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: 
Tor Teen
SYNOPSIS:

A RUNAWAY WITH A HIDDEN PAST
Lydia is a scholar, but books are her downfall when she meddles in the plots of the most powerful man in the Celendor Empire. Her life in danger, she flees west to the far side of the Endless Seas and finds herself entangled in a foreign war where her burgeoning powers are sought by both sides. Continue reading

Fable (Fable #1) By Adrienne Young [Review]

Fable (Fable, #1)RELEASE DATE: September 1st 2020
AUTHOR: 
Adrienne Young
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: 
Wednesday Books
SYNOPSIS:

Welcome to a world made dangerous by the sea and by those who wish to profit from it. Where a young girl must find her place and her family while trying to survive in a world built for men.

As the daughter of the most powerful trader in the Narrows, the sea is the only home seventeen-year-old Fable has ever known. It’s been four years since the night she watched her mother drown during an unforgiving storm.

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The Faithless Hawk (The Merciful Crow #2) By Margaret Owen [Review]

The Faithless Hawk (The Merciful Crow, #2)RELEASE DATE: August 18th 2020
AUTHOR: 
Margaret Owen
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic.
PUBLISHER:
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
SYNOPSIS:

Kings become outcasts and lovers become foes in the thrilling sequel to Margaret Owen’s The Merciful Crow.

As the new chieftain of the Crows, Fie knows better than to expect a royal to keep his word. Still she’s hopeful that Prince Jasimir will fulfill his oath to protect her fellow Crows. But then black smoke fills the sky, signaling the death of King Surimir and the beginning of Queen Rhusana’s merciless bid for the throne Continue reading

Sisters of Sword and Song By Rebecca Ross [Review]

Sisters of Sword and SongRELEASE DATE: June 23rd 2020
AUTHOR: 
Rebecca Ross
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
Harper Teen
SYNOPSIS:

After eight years, Evadne will finally be reunited with her older sister, Halcyon, who has been serving in the queen’s army. But when Halcyon unexpectedly appears a day early, Eva knows something is wrong. Halcyon has charged with a heinous crime, and though her life is spared, she is sentenced to 15 years.

Suspicious of the charges, brought forth by Halcyon’s army commander, as well as the details of the crime, Eva volunteers to take part of her sister’s sentence. Continue reading

The Maiden Ship (The Maiden Ship, #1) by Micheline Ryckman

The Maiden Ship (The Maiden Ship, #1)RELEASE DATE: February 7th 2020
AUTHOR:
Micheline Ryckman
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
Whimsical Publishing
SYNOPSIS:

Dain Alloway was only nine years old when he began a new life with his father, sailing aboard The Maiden. Eight years later, the aristocratic city-boy turned merchant-sailor feels like he lives with one foot on land, and one foot in the sea. Life floats smoothly by until the night he wakes to find a mysterious woman in his cabin. Continue reading

The Boundless (The Beholder #2) By Anna Bright [Review]

The Boundless (The Beholder, #2)RELEASE DATE: June 9th 2020
AUTHOR:
Anna Bright
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
HarperTeen
SYNOPSIS:

When Selah found true love with Prince Torden of Norway, she never imagined she’d have to leave him behind. All because the Beholder’s true mission was a secret Selah’s crew didn’t trust her to keep: transporting weapons to the rebels fighting against the brutal tsarytsya, whose shadow looms over their next port of Shvartsval’d. A place Selah hoped she’d never go. Continue reading

Ruthless Gods (Something Dark and Holy #2) By Emily A. Duncan [Review]

Ruthless Gods (Something Dark and Holy, #2)

RELEASE DATE: April 7th 2020
AUTHOR:
Emily A. Duncan
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Mythology, Horror, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
Macmillan
SYNOPSIS:

Darkness never works alone…

Nadya doesn’t trust her magic anymore. Serefin is fighting off a voice in his head that doesn’t belong to him. Malachiasz is at war with who–and what–he’s become.

As their group is continually torn apart, the girl, the prince, and the monster find their fates irrevocably intertwined. Continue reading

Night of the Dragon (Shadow of the Fox #3) By Julie Kagawa [Review]

Night of the Dragon (Shadow of the Fox, #3)

RELEASE DATE: March 31st 2020
AUTHOR:
Julie Kagawa
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Mythology, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
HQ Young Adult
SYNOPSIS:

Kitsune shapeshifter Yumeko has given up the final piece of the Scroll of a Thousand Prayers in order to save everyone she loves from imminent death. Now she and her ragtag band of companions must journey to the wild sea cliffs of Iwagoto in a desperate last-chance effort to stop the Master of Demons from calling upon the Great Kami dragon and making the wish that will plunge the empire into destruction and darkness. Continue reading

Honor Lost (The Honors #3) By Rachel Caine , Ann Aguirre [Review]

Honor Lost (Honors #3)RELEASE DATE: February 11th 2020
AUTHORS:
Rachel Caine & Ann Aguirre
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Aliens.
PUBLISHER:
Katherine Tegen Books
SYNOPSIS:

Space renegade Zara Cole may have finally met her match. Lifekiller—a creature that can devour entire planets—is spreading terror throughout the universe, and it seems nothing can stand in the monstrous godking’s way.

Reeling from a series of battles, Zara and her wounded band of allies are going to need a strategy before they face Lifekiller again. Continue reading

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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