Ash Princess (Ash Princess Trilogy #1) By Laura Sebastian [Review]

Ash Princess (Ash Princess Trilogy #1)
RELEASE DATE: June 14th 2018
AUTHOR:
Laura Sebastian
GENRE:
 Young-Adult,  Fantasy, Magic.    
PUBLISHER:
Macmillan Children’s Books 
SUMMARY:

The queen you were meant to be
The land you were meant to save
The throne you were meant to claim

Theodosia was six when her country was invaded and her mother, the Fire Queen, was murdered before her eyes. Ten years later, Theo has learned to survive under the relentless abuse of the Kaiser and his court as the ridiculed Ash Princess. Continue reading

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Echo North By Joanna Ruth Meyer [Review]

Echo NorthRELEASE DATE: January 15th 2019
AUTHOR:
Joanna Ruth Meyer
GENRE:
 Young-Adult,  Fantasy, Magic, Retellings, Adventure.    
PUBLISHER:
Page Street Kids 
SUMMARY:

Echo Alkaev’s safe and carefully structured world falls apart when her father leaves for the city and mysteriously disappears. Believing he is lost forever, Echo is shocked to find him half-frozen in the winter forest six months later, guarded by a strange talking wolf—the same creature who attacked her as a child. The wolf presents Echo with an ultimatum: if she lives with him for one year, he will ensure her father makes it home safely. But there is more to the wolf than Echo realizes. Continue reading

Amber & Dusk (Amber & Dusk #1) By Lyra Selene [Review]

Amber & DuskRELEASE DATE: November 27th 2018
AUTHOR:
Lyra Selene
GENRE:
 Young-Adult,  Fantasy, Magic.    
PUBLISHER:
Scholastic Inc. 
SUMMARY:

Sylvie has always known she deserves more. Out in the permanent twilight of the Dusklands, her guardians called her power to create illusions a curse. But Sylvie knows it gives her a place in Coeur d’Or, the palais of the Amber Empress and her highborn legacies.

So Sylvie sets off toward the Amber City, a glittering jewel under a sun that never sets, to take what is hers. Continue reading

Two Can Keep a Secret By Karen M. McManus [Review]

Two Can Keep a SecretRELEASE DATE: January 08th 2019
AUTHOR:
 Karen M. McManus
GENRE:
 Young-Adult,  Contemporary, Mystery, Thriller.    
PUBLISHER:
Delacorte Press 
SUMMARY:

Echo Ridge is small-town America. Ellery’s never been there, but she’s heard all about it. Her aunt went missing there at age seventeen. And only five years ago, a homecoming queen put the town on the map when she was killed. Now Ellery has to move there to live with a grandmother she barely knows.

The town is picture-perfect, but it’s hiding secrets. And before school even begins for Ellery, someone has declared open season on homecoming, promising to make it as dangerous as it was five years ago. Continue reading

The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1) By Holly Black [Review]

The Cruel PrinceRELEASE DATE: July 26th 2018
AUTHOR:
 Holly Black
GENRE: 
Young-Adult,  Fantasy, Fae, Magic, Adventure.    
PUBLISHER:
Hot Key Books
SUMMARY:

Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King.

To win a place at the Court, she must defy him–and face the consequences. Continue reading

To Kill a Kingdom By Alexandra Christo [Review]

To Kill a KingdomRELEASE DATE: March 6th 2018 
AUTHOR:
 Alexandra Christo
GENRE: 
Young-Adult,  Fantasy, Retelling, Magic, Adventure.    
PUBLISHER:
Hot Key Books
SUMMARY:

I have a heart for every year I’ve been alive.

There are seventeen hidden in the sand of my bedroom. Every so often, I claw through the shingle just to check they’re still there. Buried deep and bloody.

Princess Lira is siren royalty and revered across the sea until she is cursed into humanity by the ruthless Sea Queen. Now Lira must deliver the heart of the infamous siren killer or remain a human forever. Continue reading

The Gilded Wolves (The Gilded Wolves #1) By Roshani Chokshi [ARC Review]

The Gilded Wolves (The Gilded Wolves, #1)RELEASE DATE: January 15, 2019
AUTHOR:
 Roshani Chokshi
GENRE: 
Young-Adult, Historical Fantasy, Mystery, Magic.    
PUBLISHER:
Wednesday Books
SUMMARY:

Set in a darkly glamorous world, The Gilded Wolves is full of mystery, decadence, and dangerous but thrilling adventure.

Paris, 1889: The world is on the cusp of industry and power, and the Exposition Universelle has breathed new life into the streets and dredged up ancient secrets. In this city, no one keeps tabs on secrets better than treasure-hunter and wealthy hotelier, Séverin Montagnet-Alarie. But when the all-powerful society, the Order of Babel, seeks him out for help, Séverin is offered a treasure that he never imagined: his true inheritance. Continue reading

The Last Namsara (Iskari #1) By Kristen Ciccarelli [Review]

The Last Namsara (Iskari, #1)RELEASE DATE: October 03, 2017
AUTHOR:
Kristen Ciccarelli
GENRE: 
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Dragons, Romance, Magic.    
PUBLISHER:
Gollancz
SUMMARY:

In the beginning, there was the Namsara: the child of sky and spirit, who carried love and laughter wherever he went. But where there is light, there must be dark—and so there was also the Iskari. The child of blood and moonlight. The destroyer. The death bringer.

These are the legends that Asha, daughter of the king of Firgaard, has grown up hearing in hushed whispers, drawn to the forbidden figures of the past. But it isn’t until she becomes the fiercest, most feared dragon slayer in the land that she takes on the role of the next Iskari—a lonely destiny that leaves her feeling more like a weapon than a girl. Continue reading

Skyward (Skyward #1) By Brandon Sanderson [Review]

RELEASE DATE: November 06, 2018
AUTHOR:
 Brandon Sanderson
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Adventure.    
PUBLISHER:
Golancz
SUMMARY:

Spensa’s world has been under attack for hundreds of years. An alien race called the Krell leads onslaught after onslaught from the sky in a never-ending campaign to destroy humankind. Humanity’s only defense is to take to their ships and fight the enemy in the skies. Pilots have become the heroes of what’s left of the human race.

Spensa has always dreamed of being one of them; of soaring above Earth and proving her bravery. But her fate is intertwined with her father’s – a pilot who was killed years ago when he abruptly deserted his team, placing Spensa’s chances of attending flight school somewhere between slim and none. Continue reading

Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass #5) By Sarah J. Maas [Binge Read] [Review]


Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass, #5)RELEASE DATE: September 6th, 2016
AUTHOR:
 Sarah J. Maas
GENRE: 
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Romance, Adventure, Fae, Magic.  
PUBLISHER:
Bloomsbury  
SUMMARY:

The long path to the throne has only just begun for Aelin Galathynius as war looms on the horizon. Loyalties have been broken and bought, friends have been lost and gained, and those who possess magic find themselves at odds with those who don’t.

With her heart sworn to the warrior-prince by her side, and her fealty pledged to the people she is determined to save, Aelin will delve into the depths of her power to protect those she loves. But as monsters emerge from the horrors of the past, and dark forces become poised to claim her world, the only chance for salvation will lie in a desperate quest that may mark the end of everything Aelin holds dear.

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