The Alchemists of Loom (Loom Saga #1) By Elise Kova [Review]

RELEASE DATE:  January 10, 2017
AUTHOR: Elise Kova
GENRE:  Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Steampunk.
PUBLISHER: Keymaster Press
SUMMARY: Her vengeance. His vision.

Ari lost everything she once loved when the Five Guilds’ resistance fell to the Dragon King. Now, she uses her unparalleled gift for clockwork machinery in tandem with notoriously unscrupulous morals to contribute to a thriving underground organ market. There isn’t a place on Loom that is secure from the engineer turned thief, and her magical talents are sold to the highest bidder as long as the job defies their Dragon oppressors.

Cvareh would do anything to see his sister usurp the Dragon King and sit on the throne. His family’s house has endured the shame of being the lowest rung in the Dragons’ society for far too long. The Alchemist Guild, down on Loom, may just hold the key to putting his kin in power, if Cvareh can get to them before the Dragon King’s assassins. Continue reading

Soldier (Talon #3) By Julie Kagawa [Review]

RELEASE DATE:  April 26, 2016
AUTHOR: Julie Kagawa
GENRE: Young-Adult, Fantasy, Romance, Dragons.
PUBLISHER: Harlequin Teen

SUMMARY: When forced to choose between safety with the dragon organization Talon and being hunted forever as an outcast, Ember Hill chose to stand with Riley and his band of rogue dragons rather than become an assassin for Talon. She’s lost any contact with her twin brother, Dante, a Talon devotee, as well as Garret, the former-enemy soldier who challenged her beliefs about her human side. As Ember and Riley hide and regroup to fight another day, Garret journeys alone to the United Kingdom, birthplace of the ancient and secret Order of St. George, to spy on his former brothers and uncover deadly and shocking secrets that will shake the foundations of dragons and dragon-slayers alike and place them all in imminent danger as Talon’s new order rises. Continue reading

A Shade of Dragon (A Shade of Dragon #1) By Bella Forrest [Review]

 RELEASE DATE: December 8, 2015
AUTHOR: Bella Forrest
GENRE: Young-Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance.
SUMMARY: Nineteen year old Penelope “Nell” O’Hara is geared up for the worst Christmas of her life. The guy she’s been dating just dumped her for her best friend, and all she has to look forward to over the break is a stay in Beggar’s Hole–a tiny frozen town on the coast of Maine–with her retired father, his latest masseuse girlfriend and her brattish fourteen year old son.

 
But one night, after storming out of dinner to take a brooding walk among the rocks, a misstep on the ice causes Nell’s Christmas to take rather a different turn…  She would have died, were it not for a mysterious, heat-exuding hero arriving out of nowhere to scoop her up in his arms, and warm and dry her body.

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Rogue (Talon #2) By Julie Kagawa

RELEASE DATE: April 28th 2015
AUTHOR: Julie Kagawa
GENRE: Young-Adult, Fantasy,
Romance, Dragons.
SUMMARY: Deserter. Traitor. ROGUE. Ember Hill left the dragon organization Talon to take her chances with rebel dragon Cobalt and his crew of rogues. But Ember can’t forget the sacrifice made for her by the human boy who could have killed her-Garret Xavier Sebastian, a soldier of the dragonslaying Order of St. George, the boy who saved her from a Talon assassin, knowing that by doing so, he’d signed his own death warrant. Determined to save Garret from execution, Ember must convince Cobalt to help her break into the Order’s headquarters. With assassins after them and Ember’s own brother helping Talon with the hunt, the rogues find an unexpected ally in Garret and a new perspective on the underground battle between Talon and St. George. Continue reading