Sky Without Stars (System Divine #1) by Jessica Brody , Joanne Rendell [Review]

Sky Without Stars (System Divine, #1)RELEASE DATE: March 26th 2019
AUTHORS:
Jessica Brody , Joanne Rendell
GENRE:
Young-Adult,   Sci-Fi Fantasy, Adventure .
PUBLISHER: Simon Pulse
SUMMARY:

A thief.
An officer.
A guardian.

Three strangers, one shared destiny…

When the Last Days came, the planet of Laterre promised hope. A new life for a wealthy French family and their descendants. But five hundred years later, it’s now a place where an extravagant elite class reigns supreme; where the clouds hide the stars and the poor starve in the streets; where a rebel group, long thought dead, is resurfacing. Continue reading

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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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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

A Curse So Dark and Lonely (A Curse So Dark and Lonely #1) By Brigid Kemmerer [Review]

A Curse So Dark and LonelyRELEASE DATE: January 29th 2019 
AUTHOR:
Brigid Kemmerer
GENRE:
Young-Adult,  Contemporary, Fantasy, Retellings, Magic, Romance.    
PUBLISHER:
Bloomsbury YA
SUMMARY:

Fall in love, break the curse.

It once seemed so easy to Prince Rhen, the heir to Emberfall. Cursed by a powerful enchantress to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year over and over, he knew he could be saved if a girl fell for him. But that was before he learned that at the end of each autumn, he would turn into a vicious beast hell-bent on destruction. That was before he destroyed his castle, his family, and every last shred of hope. Continue reading

Soul in Darkness By Wendy Higgins [Review]

Soul in DarknessRELEASE DATE: February 12th 2019
AUTHOR:
Wendy Higgins
GENRE:
New-Adult,  Fantasy, Retellings, Romance.    
SUMMARY:

People travel from afar to the small isle in the Aegean Sea hoping for a single glimpse of Princess Psyche. Their adoration for the mortal woman is so all-consuming that citizens begin to shower her with the very gifts and offerings they once left at the alter of Venus, goddess of love and beauty.

But gods are known for their jealousy. Continue reading

The Wish Collector By Mia Sheridan [Review]

The Wish CollectorRELEASE DATE: November 26th 2018
AUTHOR:
Mia Sheridan
GENRE:
  Adult,  Contemporary, Retelling, Romance.    
PUBLISHER:
Independently Published 
SUMMARY:

New Orleans, a city of mystery and magic, of secrets and dreams, and a history drenched in both love and the deepest of heartache.

When ballet dancer Clara Campbell arrives in New Orleans, lonely and homesick, she is immediately captivated by the story of Windisle Plantation and the tragic tale that is said to have transpired beyond its gate. Continue reading

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

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

Circe By Madeline Miller [Review]

CirceRELEASE DATE: May 10th 2018 
AUTHOR:
Madeline Miller
GENRE: 
Adult, Mythology, Fantasy, Retellings, Magic.    
SUMMARY: 

In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe has neither the look nor the voice of divinity, and is scorned and rejected by her kin. Increasingly isolated, she turns to mortals for companionship, leading her to discover a power forbidden to the gods: witchcraft.

When love drives Circe to cast a dark spell, wrathful Zeus banishes her to the remote island of Aiaia. There she learns to harness her occult craft, drawing strength from nature. But she will not always be alone; many are destined to pass through Circe’s place of exile, entwining their fates with hers. The messenger god, Hermes. The craftsman, Daedalus. A ship bearing a golden fleece. And wily Odysseus, on his epic voyage home. Continue reading

Lie (Foolish Kingdoms #3) By Natalia Jaster [Review]

Lie (Foolish Kingdoms, #3)

RELEASE DATE: November 8th, 2018
AUTHOR:
Natalia Jaster
GENRE: 
New-Adult, Fantasy, Magic, Romance, Retellings.    
SUMMARY:

In the Kingdom of Autumn, Aspen is a girl of the trees.
She’s a girl who knows her way around a falsehood.
She’s the artful liar who steals from the Crown.

Once upon a time, there lived a knight…
 

In the shadows of a castle, Aire is a man of the wind.
He’s a man who sees through Aspen’s treachery.
He’s the relentless knight who pursues her.

Once upon a time, there lived two enemies…
 

In a fairytale woodland, a pair of mismatched souls are thrown together—only to find an unexpected bond. Both deceitful and passionate.
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