Ash Princess (Ash Princess Trilogy #1) By Laura Sebastian [Review]

Ash Princess (Ash Princess Trilogy #1)
RELEASE DATE: June 14th 2018
AUTHOR:
Laura Sebastian
GENRE:
 Young-Adult,  Fantasy, Magic.    
PUBLISHER:
Macmillan Children’s Books 
SUMMARY:

The queen you were meant to be
The land you were meant to save
The throne you were meant to claim

Theodosia was six when her country was invaded and her mother, the Fire Queen, was murdered before her eyes. Ten years later, Theo has learned to survive under the relentless abuse of the Kaiser and his court as the ridiculed Ash Princess. Continue reading

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Echo North By Joanna Ruth Meyer [Review]

Echo NorthRELEASE DATE: January 15th 2019
AUTHOR:
Joanna Ruth Meyer
GENRE:
 Young-Adult,  Fantasy, Magic, Retellings, Adventure.    
PUBLISHER:
Page Street Kids 
SUMMARY:

Echo Alkaev’s safe and carefully structured world falls apart when her father leaves for the city and mysteriously disappears. Believing he is lost forever, Echo is shocked to find him half-frozen in the winter forest six months later, guarded by a strange talking wolf—the same creature who attacked her as a child. The wolf presents Echo with an ultimatum: if she lives with him for one year, he will ensure her father makes it home safely. But there is more to the wolf than Echo realizes. Continue reading

Amber & Dusk (Amber & Dusk #1) By Lyra Selene [Review]

Amber & DuskRELEASE DATE: November 27th 2018
AUTHOR:
Lyra Selene
GENRE:
 Young-Adult,  Fantasy, Magic.    
PUBLISHER:
Scholastic Inc. 
SUMMARY:

Sylvie has always known she deserves more. Out in the permanent twilight of the Dusklands, her guardians called her power to create illusions a curse. But Sylvie knows it gives her a place in Coeur d’Or, the palais of the Amber Empress and her highborn legacies.

So Sylvie sets off toward the Amber City, a glittering jewel under a sun that never sets, to take what is hers. Continue reading

Prince of Dreams (The Messenger Chronicles #4) By Pippa DaCosta [Review]

Prince of Dreams (The Messenger Chronicles #4)RELEASE DATE: December 14th 2018
AUTHOR:
 Pippa DaCosta
GENRE: 
Adult,  Sci-fi, Fantasy, Fae, Action, Reverse-Harem, Adventure.    
PUBLISHER:
Crazy Ace Publishing 
SUMMARY:

“Oh what a tangled web we weave…”

Kesh fled Faerie as a queen killer. Now she returns as the Faerie King’s secret obsession. But on Faerie, nothing is as it seems, not even Kesh herself. Continue reading

The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1) By Holly Black [Review]

The Cruel PrinceRELEASE DATE: July 26th 2018
AUTHOR:
 Holly Black
GENRE: 
Young-Adult,  Fantasy, Fae, Magic, Adventure.    
PUBLISHER:
Hot Key Books
SUMMARY:

Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King.

To win a place at the Court, she must defy him–and face the consequences. Continue reading

To Kill a Kingdom By Alexandra Christo [Review]

To Kill a KingdomRELEASE DATE: March 6th 2018 
AUTHOR:
 Alexandra Christo
GENRE: 
Young-Adult,  Fantasy, Retelling, Magic, Adventure.    
PUBLISHER:
Hot Key Books
SUMMARY:

I have a heart for every year I’ve been alive.

There are seventeen hidden in the sand of my bedroom. Every so often, I claw through the shingle just to check they’re still there. Buried deep and bloody.

Princess Lira is siren royalty and revered across the sea until she is cursed into humanity by the ruthless Sea Queen. Now Lira must deliver the heart of the infamous siren killer or remain a human forever. Continue reading

The Gilded Wolves (The Gilded Wolves #1) By Roshani Chokshi [ARC Review]

The Gilded Wolves (The Gilded Wolves, #1)RELEASE DATE: January 15, 2019
AUTHOR:
 Roshani Chokshi
GENRE: 
Young-Adult, Historical Fantasy, Mystery, Magic.    
PUBLISHER:
Wednesday Books
SUMMARY:

Set in a darkly glamorous world, The Gilded Wolves is full of mystery, decadence, and dangerous but thrilling adventure.

Paris, 1889: The world is on the cusp of industry and power, and the Exposition Universelle has breathed new life into the streets and dredged up ancient secrets. In this city, no one keeps tabs on secrets better than treasure-hunter and wealthy hotelier, Séverin Montagnet-Alarie. But when the all-powerful society, the Order of Babel, seeks him out for help, Séverin is offered a treasure that he never imagined: his true inheritance. Continue reading

The Last Namsara (Iskari #1) By Kristen Ciccarelli [Review]

The Last Namsara (Iskari, #1)RELEASE DATE: October 03, 2017
AUTHOR:
Kristen Ciccarelli
GENRE: 
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Dragons, Romance, Magic.    
PUBLISHER:
Gollancz
SUMMARY:

In the beginning, there was the Namsara: the child of sky and spirit, who carried love and laughter wherever he went. But where there is light, there must be dark—and so there was also the Iskari. The child of blood and moonlight. The destroyer. The death bringer.

These are the legends that Asha, daughter of the king of Firgaard, has grown up hearing in hushed whispers, drawn to the forbidden figures of the past. But it isn’t until she becomes the fiercest, most feared dragon slayer in the land that she takes on the role of the next Iskari—a lonely destiny that leaves her feeling more like a weapon than a girl. Continue reading

Skyward (Skyward #1) By Brandon Sanderson [Review]

RELEASE DATE: November 06, 2018
AUTHOR:
 Brandon Sanderson
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Adventure.    
PUBLISHER:
Golancz
SUMMARY:

Spensa’s world has been under attack for hundreds of years. An alien race called the Krell leads onslaught after onslaught from the sky in a never-ending campaign to destroy humankind. Humanity’s only defense is to take to their ships and fight the enemy in the skies. Pilots have become the heroes of what’s left of the human race.

Spensa has always dreamed of being one of them; of soaring above Earth and proving her bravery. But her fate is intertwined with her father’s – a pilot who was killed years ago when he abruptly deserted his team, placing Spensa’s chances of attending flight school somewhere between slim and none. Continue reading

The City Of Brass (The Daevabad Trilogy #1) by S.A. Chakraborty [Review]

RELEASE DATE: March 08, 2018
AUTHOR: S.A. Chakraborty
GENRE:
New-Adult, Fantasy,  Magic, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: 
Harper Voyager
SUMMARY:

Among the bustling markets of eighteenth century Cairo, the city’s outcasts eke out a living swindling rich Ottoman nobles and foreign invaders alike.

But alongside this new world the old stories linger. Tales of djinn and spirits. Of cities hidden among the swirling sands of the desert, full of enchantment, desire and riches. Where magic pours down every street, hanging in the air like dust.

Continue reading