A Deadly Education (The Scholomance #1) By Naomi Novik [Review]

A Deadly Education (The Scholomance, #1)RELEASE DATE: September 29th 2020
AUTHOR:
Naomi Novik
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic, Horror.
PUBLISHER:
Del Rey Books
SYNOPSIS:

A Deadly Education is set at Scholomance, a school for the magically gifted where failure means certain death (for real) — until one girl, El, begins to unlock its many secrets. There are no teachers, no holidays, and no friendships, save strategic ones. Survival is more important than any letter grade, for the school won’t allow its students to leave until they graduate… or die! The rules are deceptively simple: Don’t walk the halls alone.

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The Hunter and the Mage (The Raven and the Dove #2) By Kaitlyn Davis [Review]

The Hunter and the Mage (The Raven and the Dove #2)RELEASE DATE: September 21st 2020
AUTHOR:
Kaitlyn Davis
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic, Romance.
PUBLISHER:
Kaitlyn Davis
SYNOPSIS:

A mage written in prophecy…

When Lyana wakes in the Sea of Mist, adventure is the first thing on her mind. But between her unruly new magic and an unyielding young king, the world below comes with more responsibility than she ever dreamed. An entire civilization exists within the fog, and its survival depends entirely on her.
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Kingdom of Ice and Bone (Frozen Sun Saga #2) By Jill Criswell [ ARC Review]

Kingdom of Ice and Bone (Frozen Sun Saga #2)RELEASE DATE: September 22nd 2020
AUTHOR:
Jill Criswell
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic, Romance.
PUBLISHER:
Blackstone Publishing
SYNOPSIS:

Lira and Reyker have lost everything. Including each other.

Lira of Stone watched her home burn and her clan fall beneath the sword of the warlord known as the Dragon. She believes the man she loves, a warrior who defected from the Dragon s army, is dead. Alongside her exiled brother and his band of refugees, she will fight the forces that conquered her island. Continue reading

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.

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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