Submerged(Dance of the Elements #2) By A.M. Deese [ARC Review]

Submerged (Dance of the Elements #2)RELEASE DATE: June 29th 2019
AUTHOR:
A.M. Deese
GENRE:
    Young-Adult,Fantasy, Adventure, Magic, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Independently Published 
SUMMARY:

A WARRIOR PRINCESS.

A DOPPLEGANGER.

CHAOTIC SEAS AND ANCIENT SECRETS.

“Jura pictured her friend’s beautiful face.”

Jura and Tylak have successfully infiltrated the nation of Kitoi in search of answers but come upon a web of lies that will unravel the world as they know it. With the Tri-Alliance shattered and puppets controlling The Republic, they must find a way to save their nation before all perish. Continue reading

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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

Don’t Date Rosa Santos By Nina Moreno [Review]

Don't Date Rosa SantosRELEASE DATE: May 14th 2019
AUTHOR:
Nina Moreno
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Contemporary, family, romance.
PUBLISHER:   Disney Hyperion
SUMMARY:

Rosa Santos is cursed by the sea—at least, that’s what they say. Dating her is bad news, especially if you’re a boy with a boat. But Rosa feels more caught than cursed. Caught between cultures and choices. Between her abuela, a beloved healer and pillar of their community, and her mother, an artist who crashes in and out of her life like a hurricane. Between Port Coral, the quirky South Florida town they call home, and Cuba, the island her abuela refuses to talk about.

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The Eyes of Tamburah (Archives of the Invisible Sword #1) By Maria V. Snyder [Review]

The Eyes of Tamburah (Archives of the Invisible Sword, #1)RELEASE DATE: June 17th 2019
AUTHOR:
Maria V. Synder
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Adventure, Fantasy.
PUBLISHER:   Harper Collins
SUMMARY:

‘He thinks you are the thief…’

Shyla is a researcher who resides in the underground desert city of Zirdai, which is ruled by the wealthy Water Prince and brutal Heliacal Priestess. Even though Shyla is sun-kissed – an outcast, considered cursed by the Sun Goddess – she is still renowned for uncovering innumerable archaic facts, lost artefacts, ancient maps, and obscure historical documents.

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Call It What You Want By Brigid Kemmerer [Review]

Call It What You WantRELEASE DATE: June 25th 2019
AUTHOR:
Brigid Kemmerer
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Contemporary, Romance.
PUBLISHER:   Bloomsbury YA
SUMMARY:

When his dad is caught embezzling funds from half the town, Rob goes from popular lacrosse player to social pariah. Even worse, his father’s failed suicide attempt leaves Rob and his mother responsible for his care.

Everyone thinks of Maegan as a typical overachiever, but she has a secret of her own after the pressure got to her last year. And when her sister comes home from college pregnant, keeping it from her parents might be more than she can handle. Continue reading

Soul of the Sword (Shadow of the Fox #2) By Julie Kagawa [Review]

Soul of the Sword (Shadow of the Fox #2)RELEASE DATE: June 27th 2019
AUTHOR:
Julie Kagawa
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, fantasy, Mythology, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:   HQ YOUNG ADULT

SUMMARY:

One thousand years ago, a wish was made to the Harbinger of Change and a sword of rage and lightning was forged. Kamigoroshi. The Godslayer. It had one task: to seal away the powerful demon Hakaimono.

Now he has broken free. Continue reading

Aurora Rising (The Aurora Cycle #1) By Jay Kristoff, Amie Kaufman [Review]

Aurora Rising (The Aurora Cycle, #1)RELEASE DATE: May 07th  2019
AUTHORS:
Jay Kristoff, Amie Kaufman
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Sci-fi, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: Rock The Boat

SUMMARY :

The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the Academy would touch…

A cocky diplomat with a black belt in sarcasm Continue reading

The Candle and the Flame By Nafiza Azad [Review]

The Candle and the FlameRELEASE DATE: May 14th  2019
AUTHOR:
Nafiza Azad
GENRE:
    Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic.
PUBLISHER:   Scholastic

SUMMARY :

Fatima lives in the city of Noor, a thriving stop along the Silk Road. There the music of myriad languages fills the air, and people of all faiths weave their lives together. However, the city bears scars of its recent past, when the chaotic tribe of Shayateen djinn slaughtered its entire population — except for Fatima and two other humans. Now ruled by a new maharajah, Noor is protected from the Shayateen by the Ifrit, djinn of order and reason, and by their commander, Zulfikar. 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

Last of Her Name By Jessica Khoury [Review]

Last of Her NameRELEASE DATE: February 26th 2019
AUTHOR:
Jessica Khoury
GENRE:
   Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-fi.
PUBLISHER:  Scholastic Inc.
SUMMARY:

Sixteen years ago, rebellion swept the galaxy known as the Belt of Jewels. Every member of the royal family was murdered–down to their youngest child, Princess Anya–and the Union government rose in its place. But Stacia doesn’t think much about politics. She spends her days half-wild, rambling her father’s vineyard with her closest friends, Clio and Pol. Continue reading