To Best the Boys By Mary Weber [Review]

To Best the BoysRELEASE DATE: March 19th 2019
AUTHOR:
Mary Webber
GENRE:
Young-Adult,  Historical Fantasy, Adventure .
PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson
SUMMARY:

Every year for the past fifty-four years, the residents of Pinsbury Port receive a mysterious letter inviting all eligible-aged boys to compete for an esteemed scholarship to the all-male Stemwick University. The poorer residents look to see that their names are on the list. The wealthier look to see how likely their sons are to survive. And Rhen Tellur opens it to see if she can derive which substances the ink and parchment are created from, using her father’s microscope. Continue reading

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King of Scars (Nikolai Duology #1) By Leigh Bardugo [Review]

King of Scars (Nikolai Duology, #1)

RELEASE DATE: January 29th 2019
AUTHOR:
Leigh Bardugo
GENRE:
Young-Adult,   Fantasy,  Magic, Adventure .
PUBLISHER: Orion Children’s Books
SUMMARY:

Nikolai Lantsov has always had a gift for the impossible. No one knows what he endured in his country’s bloody civil war—and he intends to keep it that way. Now, as enemies gather at his weakened borders, the young king must find a way to refill Ravka’s coffers, forge new alliances, and stop a rising threat to the once-great Grisha Army. Continue reading

The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2) By Holly Black [Review]

RELEASE DATE: January 08, 2019
AUTHOR:
Holly Black
GENRE:
Young-Adult,  Fantasy,  Fae, Romance .
PUBLISHER: Hot Key Books
SUMMARY:

You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring.

The first lesson is to make yourself strong.

After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself the power behind the throne.

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Dream (Foolish Kingdoms #4) By Natalia Jaster [Review]

Dream (Foolish Kingdoms, #4)RELEASE DATE: February 21, 2019
AUTHOR:
Natalia Jaster
GENRE:
New-Adult,  Fantasy,    Adventure, LGBT, Romance.
 
SUMMARY:

Lyrik is a rogue with skills.

In the Kingdom of Winter, he’s a swaggering potioneer who hunts for wisdom—a brew that will shake the world.
It’s the only secret he craves.
Except for the one boy he can’t have.

Nicu is a dreamer with hopes. Continue reading

Shadow of the Fox (Shadow of the Fox #1) By Julie Kagawa [Review]

Shadow of the Fox (Shadow of the Fox, #1)RELEASE DATE: November 1st 2018
AUTHOR:
Julie Kagawa
GENRE:
Young-Adult,  Fantasy,  Mythology, Magic, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
HQ Young Adult
SUMMARY:

A single wish will spark a new dawn. Every millennium, one age ends and another age dawns…and whoever holds the Scroll of a Thousand Prayers holds the power to call the great Kami Dragon from the sea and ask for any one wish. The time is near and the missing pieces of the scroll will be sought throughout the land of Iwagoto. The holder of the first piece is a humble, unknown peasant girl with a dangerous secret. 

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Bloodleaf (Bloodleaf #1) By Crystal Smith [Review]

Bloodleaf (Bloodleaf, #1)RELEASE DATE: March 12th 2019
AUTHOR:
Crystal Smith
GENRE:
Young-Adult,  Fantasy,  Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
HMH Books for Young Readers
SUMMARY:

Princess Aurelia is a prisoner to her crown and the heir that nobody wants. Surrounded by spirits and banned from using her blood-magic, Aurelia flees her country after a devastating assassination attempt. To escape her fate, Aurelia disguises herself as a commoner in a new land and discovers a happiness her crown has never allowed. As she forges new bonds and perfects her magic, she begins to fall for a man who is forbidden to rule beside her.

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Lady Smoke (Ash Princess Trilogy #2) By Laura Sebastian [Review]

Lady Smoke (The Ash Princess Trilogy)RELEASE DATE: February 07th 2019
AUTHOR:
Laura Sebastian
GENRE:
Young-Adult,  Fantasy,  Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
Macmillan Children’s Books
SUMMARY:

After escaping from imprisonment under the brutal Kaiser, Theodosia is on the run, plotting to take revenge and reclaim her rightful place as queen of the enslaved Astreans. Thousands of miles away from her people and her throne, Theo and her friends must work to gather an army. And the only way is to auction herself as a bride – to the kingdom who will pay the most. Freedom always comes at a price and with the Kaiser closing in, she must rely on her wits to identify who she can really trust.

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The Prince’s Prisoner (Feared Fables #2) By Klarissa King & Isla Jones [Review]

The Prince's Prisoner (Feared Fables, #2)RELEASE DATE: February 15th 2019
AUTHORS:
Klarissa King & Isla Jones
GENRE:
New-Adult,  Fantasy,  Fae, Retelling.    
PUBLISHER:
Independently Published
SUMMARY:

A dark fae prince. A stolen human girl.
And an unwanted marriage.
Not all beasts can be redeemed…

Callie doesn’t believe in fairy tales. Too bad they believe in her.
The fae whisk Callie and her friend off to be prisoners of an eternal dance. But Callie is stolen again.
Maybe the eternal dance wasn’t so bad after all… Continue reading

Honor Bound (The Honors #2) By Rachel Caine & Ann Aguirre [Review]

Honor Bound (The Honors, #2)RELEASE DATE: February 19th 2019
AUTHORS:
Rachel Caine & Ann Aguirre
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Sci-fi, Fantasy,  Adventure.    
PUBLISHER:
Katherine Tegen Books
SUMMARY

Zara Cole was a thief back on Earth, but she’s been recently upgraded to intergalactic fugitive. On the run after a bloody battle in a covert war that she never expected to be fighting, Zara, her co-pilot Beatriz, and their Leviathan ship Nadim barely escaped the carnage with their lives. Continue reading

Warrior of the Wild By Tricia Levenseller [Review]

Warrior of the WildRELEASE DATE: February 26th 2019
AUTHOR:
Tricia Levenseller
GENRE:
Young-Adult,  Fantasy,  Adventure.    
PUBLISHER:
Feiwel & Friends
SUMMARY

An eighteen-year-old chieftain’s daughter must find a way to kill her village’s oppressive deity if she ever wants to return home in Warrior of the Wild, the Viking-inspired YA standalone fantasy from Tricia Levenseller, author of Daughter of the Pirate King

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