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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Smoke and Key By Kelsey Sutton [ARC Review]

Smoke and Key

RELEASE DATE: April 2nd 2019
AUTHOR:
Kelsey Sutton 
GENRE:
Young-Adult,  Historical-Fantasy,  Horror, Romance .
PUBLISHER: Entangled: Teen
SUMMARY:

A sound awakens her. There’s darkness all around. And then she’s falling…

She has no idea who or where she is. Or why she’s dead. The only clue to her identity hangs around her neck: a single rusted key. This is how she and the others receive their names—from whatever belongings they had when they fell out of their graves. Under is a place of dirt and secrets, and Key is determined to discover the truth of her past in order to escape it. Continue reading

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

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

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

How do you kill a god? Continue reading

The Kiss Quotient (The Kiss Quotient #1) By Helen Hoang [Review]

The Kiss Quotient (The Kiss Quotient, #1)RELEASE DATE: June 5th 2018
AUTHOR:
Helen Hoang 
GENRE:
Adult,  Contemporary,  Romance.    
PUBLISHER:
Berkley
SUMMARY:

Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases — a job that has given her more money than she knows what to do with, and way less experience in the dating department than the average thirty-year-old. Continue reading

Emergency Contact By Mary H.K. Choi [Review]

Emergency ContactRELEASE DATE: March 27th 2018
AUTHOR:
Mary H.K. Choi
GENRE:
Young-Adult,  Contemporary, Romance.    
PUBLISHER:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
SUMMARY:

For Penny Lee high school was a total nonevent. Her friends were okay, her grades were fine, and while she somehow managed to land a boyfriend, he doesn’t actually know anything about her. When Penny heads to college in Austin, Texas, to learn how to become a writer, it’s seventy-nine miles and a zillion light years away from everything she can’t wait to leave behind.

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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

99 Percent Mine By Sally Thorne [Review]

99 Percent MineRELEASE DATE: January 29th 2019
AUTHOR:
Sally Thorne
GENRE:
  Adult,  Contemporary,  Romance.    
PUBLISHER:
William Morrow
SUMMARY:

Crush: a strong and often short-lived infatuation, particularly for someone beyond your reach…

Darcy Barrett has undertaken a global survey of men. She’s travelled the world, and can categorically say that no one measures up to Tom Valeska, whose only flaw is that Darcy’s twin brother Jamie saw him first and claimed him forever as his best friend. Despite Darcy’s best efforts, Tom’s off limits and loyal to her brother, 99%. That’s the problem with finding her dream man at age eight and peaking in her photography career at age twenty—ever since, she’s had to learn to settle for good enough. 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