Sting Magic (Empire of War and Wings #1) By Sarah K.L. Wilson [ARC Review]

Sting Magic (Empire of War and Wings #1)RELEASE DATE: September 21st 2020
AUTHOR: 
Sarah K.L. Wilson
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic.
PUBLISHER: 

SYNOPSIS:

She has the wrong kind of magic but the right kind of heart.

In the Winged Empire, magic comes on swift wings.

Literally.

It manifests from its bearers as a bird, granting its skills to those who wield it. Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

The Traitor Queen (The Bridge Kingdom #2) By Danielle L. Jensen [Review]

The Traitor Queen (The Bridge Kingdom, #2)RELEASE DATE: September 1st 2020
AUTHOR: 
Danielle L. Jensen
GENRE:
New-Adult, Fantasy, Romance.
PUBLISHER:
CLA
SYNOPSIS:

A queen now in exile as a traitor, Lara has watched Ithicana be conquered by her own father, helpless to do anything to stop the destruction. But when she learns her husband, Aren, has been captured in battle, Lara knows there is only one reason her father is keeping him alive: as bait for his traitorous daughter.

And it is bait she fully intends to take. Continue reading

Where Dreams Descend (Kingdom of Cards#1) By Janella Angeles [Review]

Where Dreams Descend (Kingdom of Cards, #1)RELEASE DATE: August 25th 2020
AUTHOR: 
Janella Angeles
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic.
PUBLISHER:
Wednesday Books
SYNOPSIS:

In a city covered in ice and ruin, a group of magicians face off in a daring game of magical feats to find the next headliner of the Conquering Circus, only to find themselves under the threat of an unseen danger striking behind the scenes.

As each act becomes more and more risky and the number of missing magicians piles up, three are forced to reckon with their secrets before the darkness comes for them next. Continue reading

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

Sea of Ruin By Pam Godwin [Review]

Sea of RuinRELEASE DATE: April 28th 2020
AUTHOR: 
Pam Godwin
GENRE:
Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Dark Romance.
PUBLISHER:
Heartbound Media, Inc.
SYNOPSIS:

Bennett Sharp is on the run.
Wanted for piracy, she fears neither God nor death nor man.
Except Priest Farrell.

The unfaithful, stormy-eyed libertine hunts her with terrifying possessiveness. Nothing will stop him from coming for her. Not his unforgivable betrayal. Not when she’s captured by the ice-cold pirate hunter, Lord Ashley Cutler. Continue reading

The Court of Miracles (A Court of Miracles #1) By Kester Grant [Review]

The Court of Miracles (Court of Miracles, #1)RELEASE DATE: June 2nd 2020 
AUTHOR:
Kester Grant
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Retellings.
PUBLISHER:
Knopf Books for Young Readers
SYNOPSIS:

In the violent urban jungle of an alternate 1828 Paris, the French Revolution has failed and the city is divided between merciless royalty and nine underworld criminal guilds, known as the Court of Miracles. Eponine (Nina) Thénardier is a talented cat burglar and member of the Thieves Guild. Nina’s life is midnight robberies, avoiding her father’s fists, and watching over her naïve adopted sister, Cosette (Ettie). 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