Haven By Mary Lindsey [ARC Review]

Last Star Burning (Last Star Burning #1)RELEASE DATE: November 07, 2017
AUTHOR:
Mary Lindsey
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, Magic, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Entangled Teen

SUMMARY:

Rain Ryland has never belonged anywhere. He’s used to people judging him for his rough background, his intimidating size, and now, his orphan status. He’s always been on the outside, looking in, and he’s fine with that. Until he moves to New Wurzburg and meets Friederike Burkhart.

Freddie isn’t like normal teen girls, though. And someone wants her dead for it. Freddie warns he’d better stay far away if he wants to stay alive, but Rain’s never been good at running from trouble. For the first time, Rain has something worth fighting for, worth living for. Worth dying for. Continue reading

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An Enchantment of Ravens By Margaret Rogerson [Review]

An Enchantment of Ravens RELEASE DATE: September 26, 2017
AUTHOR:
Margaret Rogerson
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Margaret K. McElderry Books

SUMMARY:

A skilled painter must stand up to the ancient power of the faerie courts—even as she falls in love with a faerie prince—in this gorgeous debut novel.

Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread, weave cloth, or put a pen to paper without crumbling to dust. They crave human Craft with a terrible thirst, and Isobel’s paintings are highly prized. But when she receives her first royal patron—Rook, the autumn prince—she makes a terrible mistake. She paints mortal sorrow in his eyes—a weakness that could cost him his life.

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Devils & Thieves (Devils & Thieves #1) By Jennifer Rush [Review]

Devils & Thieves (Devils & Thieves #1) RELEASE DATE: October 3rd, 2017
AUTHOR:
Jennifer Rush
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Paranormal, Urban-Fantasy, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

SUMMARY:

Eighteen-year-old Jemmie Carmichael has grown up surrounded by magic in the quiet town of Hawthorne, New York. In her world, magic users are called “kindled,” and Jemmie would count herself among them if only she could cast a simple spell without completely falling apart. It doesn’t help that she was also recently snubbed by Crowe, the dangerous and enigmatic leader of the Black Devils kindled motorcycle gang and the unofficial head of their turf. Continue reading

Autoboyography By Christina Lauren [Review]

AutoboyographyRELEASE DATE: September 12, 2017
AUTHOR:
Christina Lauren 
GENRE:
Young-Adult, GLBT, Contemporary, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
SUMMARY: 
Three years ago, Tanner Scott’s family relocated from California to Utah, a move that nudged the bisexual teen temporarily back into the closet. Now, with one semester of high school to go, and no obstacles between him and out-of-state college freedom, Tanner plans to coast through his remaining classes and clear out of Utah.

But when his best friend Autumn dares him to take Provo High’s prestigious Seminar—where honor roll students diligently toil to draft a book in a semester—Tanner can’t resist going against his better judgment and having a go, if only to prove to Autumn how silly the whole thing is.

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Black Bird of the Gallows by Meg Kassel [Review]

Black Bird of the Gallows RELEASE DATE: September 5th 2017
AUTHOR:
Meg Kassel 
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Entangled Teen
SUMMARY: 

A simple but forgotten truth: Where harbingers of death appear, the morgues will soon be full.

Angie Dovage can tell there’s more to Reece Fernandez than just the tall, brooding athlete who has her classmates swooning, but she can’t imagine his presence signals a tragedy that will devastate her small town. When something supernatural tries to attack her, Angie is thrown into a battle between good and evil she never saw coming. Right in the center of it is Reece—and he’s not human. Continue reading

The Dark of the Moon (Chronicles of Lunos Book 1) By E.S. Bell [Review]

The Dark of the Moon (Chronicles of Lunos Book 1)RELEASE DATE: August 15th 2017
AUTHOR:
E.S. Bell
GENRE:
Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Romance.
PUBLISHER: 
E.S. Bell
SUMMARY:

Centuries ago, dragons broke the old world and scattered the pieces across the oceans. On this new world of islands swathed in seas, sailors are kings, and the moon god holds dominion…

Selena Koren is the moon god’s most powerful Paladin; a skilled warrior and blessed with the most potent magic. She also bears the god’s terrible wrath. Ten years before, during the bloody Zak’reth War, Selena summoned the seas to destroy her enemy’s armada. The Zak’reth screamed and drowned and died, but so too did four hundred innocents. In its fury, the god smote Selena with a terrible wound: a crescent-shaped hole in her chest that breathes its icy breath every moment of every day so that she never knows warmth. Continue reading

Diary of a Teenage Jewel Thief By Rosie Somers [ARC Review]

Diary of a Teenage Jewel Thief RELEASE DATE: August 7th 2017
AUTHOR:
Rosie Somers
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Contemporary, Romance.
PUBLISHER: 
Entangled Teen
SUMMARY:

Most sixteen-year-olds shouldn’t know where museums keep their rarest jewels (the basement) and they really shouldn’t know that vans make the worst getaway cars. But for Marisol Flores, a life of jewel thievery is a birthright handed down from generation to generation, even if she didn’t ask for it. So when a rival thief targets Mari and her mother, Mari’s more than happy to flee to the anonymity of bustling New York City.

Blending in is a dream come true for Mari, but keeping her former thieving ways a secret gets way more complicated when handsome Will Campbell sets his sights on her. 

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The Great Pursuit (Eurona Duology #2) By Wendy Higgins [Review]

The Great Pursuit (Eurona Duology, #2) RELEASE DATE: March 7th 2017
AUTHOR:
Wendy Higgins
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance.
PUBLISHER:
HarperTeen
SUMMARY:

Lochlanach has traded the great beast for something far more terrible, a Lashed enemy veiled in beauty, deception, and a vengeance passed down through generations: Rozaria Rocato. And she’s offering the hunter Paxton Seabolt power and acceptance he could never receive in his homeland. Pax must decide how far he’s willing to go under her tutelage, knowing she is the opponent of Princess Aerity Lochson.

In a land where traditionalists dread change, the Lochlan throne must contend with mysterious foes and traitors, while attempting to keep revolt at bay. As dire circumstances strike the royal family, matters of the castle are left in Aerity’s hands. Continue reading

The Library of Fates By Aditi Khorana [Review]

The Library of Fates RELEASE DATE: July 18th 2017
AUTHOR:
Aditi Khorana
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Mythology, Fiction, Adventure, Romance.
PUBLISHER:
Razorbill
SUMMARY: 
No one is entirely certain what brings the Emperor Sikander to Shalingar. Until now, the idyllic kingdom has been immune to his many violent conquests. To keep the visit friendly, Princess Amrita has offered herself as his bride, sacrificing everything—family, her childhood love, and her freedom—to save her people. But her offer isn’t enough.

The unthinkable happens, and Amrita finds herself a fugitive, utterly alone but for an oracle named Thala, who was kept by Sikander as a slave and managed to escape amid the chaos of a palace under siege. Continue reading

Right Text Wrong Number (Offsides #1) By Natalie Decker [Review]

Right Text Wrong Number (Offsides Book 1) RELEASE DATE: July 11th 2017 
AUTHOR:
Natalie Decker
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Contemporary, Romance.  
PUBLISHER: 
Swoon Romance
SUMMARY: 

High school juniors Layla and Tyler are complete opposites. Sure she’s a cheerleader and he’s a football player, but she thinks he’s the biggest jerk in the school and he thinks she is too high on her horse to even be worthy of a second glance from him. And when the two of them are near one another, sparks fly in all the wrong directions. They are NOT interested in speaking to one another, let alone date.

But when Layla unknowingly sends Tyler a smack-down text meant for the girl sending naked photos to her then-boyfriend, Adam, Tyler has no idea it’s Layla and decides to play along. After all, Tyler cannot resist messing with the pissed off girl firing off texts about junk pictures, cheating, and girl code. Continue reading