Sisters of Sword and Song By Rebecca Ross [Review]

Sisters of Sword and SongRELEASE DATE: June 23rd 2020
AUTHOR: 
Rebecca Ross
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
Harper Teen
SYNOPSIS:

After eight years, Evadne will finally be reunited with her older sister, Halcyon, who has been serving in the queen’s army. But when Halcyon unexpectedly appears a day early, Eva knows something is wrong. Halcyon has charged with a heinous crime, and though her life is spared, she is sentenced to 15 years.

Suspicious of the charges, brought forth by Halcyon’s army commander, as well as the details of the crime, Eva volunteers to take part of her sister’s sentence. Continue reading

The Damned (The Beautiful #2) By Renée Ahdieh [Review]

The Damned (The Beautiful, #2)RELEASE DATE: July 7th 2020
AUTHOR:
Renée Ahdieh
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
SYNOPSIS:

Following the events of The Beautiful, Sébastien Saint Germain is now cursed and forever changed. The treaty between the Fallen and the Brotherhood has been broken, and war between the immortals seems imminent. The price of loving Celine was costly. But Celine has also paid a high price for loving Bastien. Continue reading

All These Monsters (Monsters #1) By Amy Tintera [Review]

All These MonstersRELEASE DATE: July 7th 2020
AUTHOR: 
Amy Tintera
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
HMH Books for Young Readers
SYNOPSIS:

Seventeen-year-old Clara is ready to fight back. Fight back against her abusive father, fight back against the only life she’s ever known, and most of all, fight back against scrabs, the earth-dwelling monsters that are currently ravaging the world. So when an opportunity arises for Clara to join an international monster-fighting squad, she jumps at the chance. Continue reading

The Court of Miracles (A Court of Miracles #1) By Kester Grant [Review]

The Court of Miracles (Court of Miracles, #1)RELEASE DATE: June 2nd 2020 
AUTHOR:
Kester Grant
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Retellings.
PUBLISHER:
Knopf Books for Young Readers
SYNOPSIS:

In the violent urban jungle of an alternate 1828 Paris, the French Revolution has failed and the city is divided between merciless royalty and nine underworld criminal guilds, known as the Court of Miracles. Eponine (Nina) Thénardier is a talented cat burglar and member of the Thieves Guild. Nina’s life is midnight robberies, avoiding her father’s fists, and watching over her naïve adopted sister, Cosette (Ettie). Continue reading

The Maiden Ship (The Maiden Ship, #1) by Micheline Ryckman

The Maiden Ship (The Maiden Ship, #1)RELEASE DATE: February 7th 2020
AUTHOR:
Micheline Ryckman
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
Whimsical Publishing
SYNOPSIS:

Dain Alloway was only nine years old when he began a new life with his father, sailing aboard The Maiden. Eight years later, the aristocratic city-boy turned merchant-sailor feels like he lives with one foot on land, and one foot in the sea. Life floats smoothly by until the night he wakes to find a mysterious woman in his cabin. Continue reading

Pandemonium(Pandemonium#1) By Willow Anderson [Review]

PandemoniumRELEASE DATE: May 8th 2020
AUTHOR:
Willow Anderson
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy.
PUBLISHER:
Independent 
SYNOPSIS:

Lace Ashburn was only twelve years old when she witnessed a murder behind Pandemonium’s grandeur – a strange, magical traveling show where admittance is hard to gain. With a dead Ringmaster and his murderer in jail, Pandemonium packed up and fled in the middle of the night, remaining missing for five years. Continue reading

Forest of Souls (Shamanborn #1) By Lori M. Lee [Review]

Forest of Souls (Shamanborn, #1)RELEASE DATE: June 23rd 2020
AUTHOR:
Lori M. Lee
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Magic.
PUBLISHER:
Page Street Kids
SYNOPSIS:

Sirscha Ashwyn comes from nothing, but she’s intent on becoming something. After years of training to become the queen’s next royal spy, her plans are derailed when shamans attack and kill her best friend Saengo.

And then Sirscha, somehow, restores Saengo to life. Continue reading

The Kinder Poison (The Kinder Poison #1) By Natalie Mae [Review]

The Kinder Poison (The Kinder Poison, #1)RELEASE DATE: June 16th 2020
AUTHOR:
Natalie Mae
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure, Magic.
PUBLISHER:
Razorbill
SYNOPSIS:

Zahru has long dreamed of leaving the kingdom of Orkena and having the kinds of adventures she’s only ever heard about in stories. But as a lowly Whisperer, her power to commune with animals means that her place is serving in the royal stables until the day her magic runs dry. Continue reading

The Boundless (The Beholder #2) By Anna Bright [Review]

The Boundless (The Beholder, #2)RELEASE DATE: June 9th 2020
AUTHOR:
Anna Bright
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
HarperTeen
SYNOPSIS:

When Selah found true love with Prince Torden of Norway, she never imagined she’d have to leave him behind. All because the Beholder’s true mission was a secret Selah’s crew didn’t trust her to keep: transporting weapons to the rebels fighting against the brutal tsarytsya, whose shadow looms over their next port of Shvartsval’d. A place Selah hoped she’d never go. Continue reading

A Spectacle of Souls (Circus of the Stolen #1) By Jessica Julien [ARC Review]

A Spectacle of Souls (Circus of the Stolen, #1)RELEASE DATE: July 7th 2020
AUTHOR:
Jessica Julien
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Urban-Fantasy, Magic.
PUBLISHER:
 Bleeding Ink Publishing
SYNOPSIS:

Caitlyn always thought she was just your average small-town waitress, but she’s anything but average. Suffering from frequent headaches and vivid daydreams, her oddities mask a secret hidden deep within her mind—one that could defeat even the cleverest of psychics. Continue reading