Renegades (Renegades #1) By Marissa Meyer [Review]

Renegades (Renegades, #1)RELEASE DATE: November 07th, 2017
AUTHOR:
Marissa Meyer
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Superhero Fiction, Sci-fi, fantasy.
PUBLISHER:
Feiwel & Friends
SUMMARY:

Secret Identities.
Extraordinary Powers.
She wants vengeance. He wants justice.

The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies–humans with extraordinary abilities–who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone…except the villains they once overthrew. Continue reading

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April Most Anticipated Releases! [2018]

april-2018-copy.pngGreetings Everyone! I’m back again with some incredible new book releases this month. I’m a little bit late in doing this post but better late than never. Anyways, March has been a great month for book releases but I didn’t know April is another great month for books. How can publishers expect us to catch up with all these amazing books. Continue reading

Sorrow: State of Sorrow (Untitled #1) By Melinda Salisbury [Review]

Sorrow: State of SorrowRELEASE DATE: March 01st, 2018
AUTHOR:
Melinda Salisbury
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy.
PUBLISHER:
Scholastic Fiction
SUMMARY:

Sorrow all but rules the Court of Tears, in a land gripped by perpetual grief, forever mourning her brother who died just days before Sorrow was born. By day she governs in place of her father, by night she seeks secret solace in the arms of the boy she’s loved since childhood. But when her brother is seemingly found alive, and intent on taking control, Sorrow has to choose whether to step aside for a stranger who might not be who he claims to be, or embark on a power struggle for a position she never really wanted. Continue reading

The Tombs By Deborah Schaumberg [Review]

The TombsRELEASE DATE: February 20th, 2018
AUTHOR:
Deborah Schaumberg
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Historical, Steampunk, Magic.
PUBLISHER:
Harper Teen
SUMMARY: 

Gangs of New York meets Cassandra Clare in this debut YA fantasy set in 1882 Brooklyn

New York, 1882. A dark, forbidding city, and no place for a girl with unexplainable powers.

Sixteen-year-old Avery Kohl pines for the life she had before her mother was taken. She fears the mysterious men in crow masks who locked her mother in the Tombs asylum for being able to see what others couldn’t. Avery denies the signs in herself, focusing instead on her shifts at the ironworks factory and keeping her inventor father out of trouble. 

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Daughter of the Siren Queen (Daughter of the Pirate King #2) By Tricia Levenseller [Review]

Daughter of the Siren Queen (Daughter of the Pirate King, #2)RELEASE DATE: February 27th, 2018
AUTHOR:
Tricia Levenseller
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic.
PUBLISHER:
Feiwel & Friends
SUMMARY:

Alosa’s mission is finally complete. Not only has she recovered all three pieces of the map to a legendary hidden treasure, but the pirates who originally took her captive are now prisoners on her ship. Still unfairly attractive and unexpectedly loyal, first mate Riden is a constant distraction, but now he’s under her orders. And she takes great comfort in knowing that the villainous Vordan will soon be facing her father’s justice.

When Vordan exposes a secret her father has kept for years, Alosa and her crew find themselves in a deadly race with the feared Pirate King.

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Ignited (Dance of the Elements Book 1) By A.M. Deese [ARC Review]

Ignited (Dance of the Elements Book 1)RELEASE DATE: March 27th, 2018
AUTHOR:
A.M. Deese
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic.
PUBLISHER:
RadianTeen
SUMMARY:

A NOBLE DAUGHTER.

A FORMER SLAVE.

SCORCHED EARTH AND DANGEROUS GAMES.

“Jura imagined it sounded like rain.”

Juggling death is nothing new for seventeen-year-old Jura, daughter of the First of the Thirteen, successive rulers of the Republic of the Sand Sea. However, when a blood chain ensnares her father, she is thrust into the seat of power and forced to rule her elders. Continue reading

Reign the Earth (The Elementae #1) By A.C. Gaughen [Review]

Reign the Earth (The Elementae)RELEASE DATE: January 30th, 2018
AUTHOR:
A.C. Gaughen
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic.
PUBLISHER:
Bloomsbury Children’s Books
SUMMARY:
Shalia is a proud daughter of the desert, but after years of devastating war with the adjoining kingdom, her people are desperate for an end to the violence that has claimed so many of their loved ones. Willing to trade her freedom to ensure the safety of her family, Shalia becomes Queen of the Bone Lands, a country where magic is outlawed and the Elementae–those that can control earth, air, fire and water–are traitors, subject to torture . . . or worse.

Before she is even crowned, Shalia discovers that she can bend the earth to her will. Continue reading

By a Charm and a Curse By Jaime Questell [Review]

By a Charm and a CurseRELEASE DATE: February 06th, 2018
AUTHOR:
Jaime Questell
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Contemporary-fantasy, Magic, Romance.
PUBLISHER:
Entangled: Teen
SUMMARY:

Le Grand’s Carnival Fantastic isn’t like other traveling circuses. It’s bound by a charm, held together by a centuries-old curse, that protects its members from ever growing older or getting hurt. Emmaline King is drawn to the circus like a moth to a flame…and unwittingly recruited into its folds by a mysterious teen boy whose kiss is as cold as ice.

Forced to travel through Texas as the new Girl in the Box, Emmaline is completely trapped. Breaking the curse seems like her only chance at freedom, but with no curse, there’s no charm, either—dooming everyone who calls the Carnival Fantastic home. Including the boy she’s afraid she’s falling for. Continue reading

The Belles (The Belles #1) By Dhonielle Clayton [Review]

The Belles (The Belles #1)RELEASE DATE: February 08th, 2018
AUTHOR:
Dhonielle Clayton
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic.
PUBLISHER:
Gollancz
SUMMARY: Camellia Beauregard is a Belle. In the opulent world of Orleans, Belles are revered, for they control beauty, and beauty is a commodity coveted above all else. In Orleans, the people are born gray, they are born damned, and only with the help of a Belle and her talents can they transform and be made beautiful.But it’s not enough for Camellia to be just a Belle. She wants to be the favorite-the Belle chosen by the queen of Orleans to live in the royal palace, to tend to the royal family and their court, to be recognized as the most talented Belle in the land.But once Camellia and her Belle sisters arrive at court, it becomes clear that being the favorite is not everything she always dreamed it would be. Continue reading

Fire and Bone (Otherborn #1) By Rachel A. Marks [ARC Review]

Fire and Bone (Otherborn #1)RELEASE DATE: February 20th, 2018
AUTHOR:
Rachel A. Marks
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Urban-Fantasy, Mythology, Magic.
PUBLISHER:
Skyscape
SUMMARY:
In Hollywood’s underworld of demigods, druids, and ancient bonds, one girl has a dangerous future.

Sage is eighteen, down on her luck, and struggling to survive on the streets of Los Angeles. Everything changes the night she’s invited to a party—one that turns out to be a trap.

Thrust into a magical world hidden within the City of Angels, Sage discovers that she’s the daughter of a Celtic goddess, with powers that are only in their infancy. Now that she is of age, she’s asked to pledge her service to one of the five deities, all keen on winning her favor by any means possible. She has to admit that she’s tempted—especially when this new life comes with spells, Hollywood glam, and a bodyguard with secrets of his own. Not to mention a prince whose proposal could boost her rank in the Otherworld. Continue reading