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.
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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

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

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