Spin the Dawn (The Blood of Stars #1) by Elizabeth Lim [Review]

Spin the Dawn (The Blood of Stars, #1)RELEASE DATE: July 09th 2019
AUTHOR:
Elizabeth Lim
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Retelling, Romance.
PUBLISHER:
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
SYNOPSIS:

Maia Tamarin dreams of becoming the greatest tailor in the land, but as a girl, the best she can hope for is to marry well. When a royal messenger summons her ailing father, once a tailor of renown, to court, Maia poses as a boy and takes his place. She knows her life is forfeit if her secret is discovered, but she’ll take that risk to achieve her dream and save her family from ruin. There’s just one catch: Maia is one of twelve tailors vying for the job. Continue reading

A Heart So Fierce and Broken (Cursebreakers #2) By Brigid Kemmerer [Review]

A Heart So Fierce and Broken (Cursebreakers, #2)RELEASE DATE: January 07th 2020
AUTHOR:
Brigid Kemmerer
GENRE: 
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Retellings, Romance.
PUBLISHER:
Bloomsbury YA
SYNOPSIS:

Find the heir, win the crown.
Win the crown, save the kingdom.

Harper has freed Prince Rhen from the curse that almost destroyed his kingdom. But all is not well; rumours are rife that there is a rival heir with a stronger claim to the throne and that ‘Princess’ Harper of Disi is nothing but a fraud. Continue reading

Scavenge the Stars (Scavenge the Stars #1) By Tara Sim [Review]

Scavenge the Stars (Scavenge the Stars, #1)RELEASE DATE: January 07, 2020
AUTHOR:
Tara Sim
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Retelling.
PUBLISHER:
Disney Hyperion
SYNOPSIS:

When Amaya rescues a mysterious stranger from drowning, she fears her rash actions have earned her a longer sentence on the debtor ship where she’s been held captive for years. Instead, the man she saved offers her unimaginable riches and a new identity, setting Amaya on a perilous course through the coastal city-state of Moray, where old-world opulence and desperate gamblers collide. Continue reading

The Magnolia Sword: A Ballad of Mulan By Sherry Thomas [Review]

The Magnolia Sword: A Ballad of MulanRELEASE DATE: September 9th 2019
AUTHOR:
Sherry Thomas
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Historical Fiction, Retellings, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:  Lee & Low Books/Tu Books
SUMMARY:

A Warrior in Disguise

All her life, Mulan has trained for one purpose: to win the duel that every generation in her family must fight. If she prevails, she can reunite a pair of priceless heirloom swords separated decades earlier, and avenge her father, who was paralyzed in his own duel. Continue reading

Ruby & The Hunstman of Midnight By Susan Ee [Review]

Ruby & the Huntsman of Midnight (Midnight Tales, #2)
RELEASE DATE: November 21st 2019
AUTHOR:
Susan Ee
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Fantasy, Retellings.
PUBLISHER: Feral Dream LLC
SUMMARY:

A monster hunter in a castle. Werewolves in a dark forest. And a young woman trapped between the two.

Ruby will do anything to escape the infamous dungeons of Midnight Castle. She dares to dream of reaching the safety of her grandmother’s house. But in order to get there, she’ll need to outrun hunters and monsters alike through the deadly forest. Continue reading

Fae Hunter(Tangled Fae #1) By Sarah K.L. Wilson [Review]

Fae Hunter (Tangled Fae Book 1)RELEASE DATE: January 7th 2020
AUTHOR:
K. L. Wilson
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Fantasy, Fae.
PUBLISHER: Independently Published
SUMMARY:

Our lives are nursery rhymes and faerie stories now, Allie.
When Allie Hunter’s twin sister steps through a magic circle into the Faerie realm, she opens the door to deadly fae, bent on causing havoc and harm to Allie’s village.
Rendered blind to all but the spirit world, Allie is frustrated and angry but determined to bring the fae down. No matter what that might cost her. Continue reading

The Navigator (Tales of the Wendy #2) by Erin Michelle Sky & Steven Brown [ARC Review]

The Navigator (Tales of the Wendy, #2)RELEASE DATE: October 8th 2019 
AUTHORS:
Erin Michelle Sky & Steven Brown
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Retellings.
PUBLISHER: Trash Dogs Media, LLC
SUMMARY:

NOT EVERY ADVENTURE GOES AS PLANNED …

Wendy’s troubles are far from over. Hook wants her in irons, the crew wants to throw her overboard, and Pan’s magical compass is the only thing standing in their way. But Pan himself is nowhere to be found.
Continue reading

The Beholder (The Beholder #1) By Anna Bright [Review]

The Beholder (The Beholder, #1)RELEASE DATE: June 04th 2019
AUTHOR:
Anna Bright
GENRE:
    Young-Adult,Fantasy, Adventure, Romance.
PUBLISHER: HarperTeen 
SUMMARY:

Selah has waited her whole life for a happily ever after. As the only daughter of the leader of Potomac, she knows her duty is to find the perfect match, a partner who will help secure the future of her people. Now that day has finally come.

But after an excruciatingly public rejection from her closest childhood friend, Selah’s stepmother suggests an unthinkable solution: Selah must set sail across the Atlantic, where a series of potential suitors awaits—and if she doesn’t come home engaged, she shouldn’t come home at all. Continue reading

Cinder & the Prince of Midnight (Midnight Tales #1) By Susan Ee [Review]

Cinder & the Prince of Midnight (Midnight Tales, #1)RELEASE DATE: June 3rd 2019
AUTHOR:
Susan Ee
GENRE:
   YoungAdult, Fantasy, Retellings.
PUBLISHER:  Feral Dream LLC

SUMMARY :

An orphan girl. A dark and twisted kingdom. An ongoing shadow war resulting in enslaved fairies.

This is the world of Cinder. A world where a girl like her can be sold to be human prey for a ritualistic hunt.

But on this night, even the predators might have something to fear. On this night, even a royal prince might find himself trapped by the expectations of the Dark King…and a girl like no other. Continue reading

HEARTS: A Twisted Wonderland Retelling (The Glass Queendom #1) By Klarissa King [ARC Review]

HEARTS: A Twisted Wonderland Retelling (The Glass Queendom, #1)RELEASE DATE: May 26th, 2019
AUTHOR:
Klarissa King
GENRE:
   Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Retelling.
PUBLISHER:  Independently Published

SUMMARY :

In Spades, there is a game as terrifying as the Sisters of Fate. The Hatterthon.
A game so cruel that its brick-roads run red with blood and in every shadow there are players killing to survive. The mysterious Ringmaster seized the Hatter’s once-delightful game long ago, and branded it with his mark.
The stain of death… Continue reading