Review | Spinning Silver

Title: Spinning Silver
Author: Naomi Novik
Series Details: Standalone
Publisher: Del Rey
Release Date: July 10, 2018
Genre: Fantasy, Retelling
Pages: 480

Blurb from Goodreads:

Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father’s inability to collect his debts has left his family on the edge of poverty—until Miryem takes matters into her own hands. Hardening her heart, the young woman sets out to claim what is owed and soon gains a reputation for being able to turn silver into gold.

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Review | The Toll

Title: The Toll
Series Details: Arc of a Scythe #3
Author: Neal Shusterman
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release Date: November 05, 2019
Genre: FantasyScience Fiction
Pages: 625

Blurb from Goodreads:

It’s been three years since Rowan and Citra disappeared; since Scythe Goddard came into power; since the Thunderhead closed itself off to everyone but Grayson Tolliver.

In this pulse-pounding conclusion to New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman’s Arc of a Scythe trilogy, constitutions are tested and old friends are brought back from the dead.

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Review | Down Among the Sticks and Bones

Title: Down Among the Sticks and Bones
Series Details: Wayward Children #2
Author: Seanan McGuire
Publisher:
Tor.com
Release Date: June 13, 2017
Genre: Fantasy, LGBT, Young Adult
Pages:
187

Blurb from Goodreads:

Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children.

This is the story of what happened first…

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Review | Every Heart a Doorway

Title: Every Heart a Doorway
Series Details: Wayward Children #1
Author: Seanan McGuire
Publisher: Macmillan
Release Date:
April 05, 2016
Genre: Fantasy, LGBT, Young Adult
Pages:
174

Blurb from Goodreads:

Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children
No Solicitations
No Visitors
No Quests

Children have always disappeared under the right conditions; slipping through the shadows under a bed or at the back of a wardrobe, tumbling down rabbit holes and into old wells, and emerging somewhere… else.

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Review | Evermore

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Title: Evermore
Series Details: Everless #2
Author: Sara Holland
Publisher: HarperCollins
Imprint: HarperTeen
Release Date: December 31, 2018
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult
Pages: 368

Blurb from Goodreads:

Jules Ember was raised hearing legends of the ancient magic of the wicked Alchemist and the good Sorceress. But she has just learned the truth: not only are the stories true, but she herself is the Alchemist, and Caro—a woman who single-handedly murdered the Queen and Jules’s first love, Roan, in cold blood—is the Sorceress. Read More »

Review | The Queen of Nothing

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Title: The Queen of Nothing
Series Details: The Folk of the Air #3
Author: Holly Black
Publisher: Hachette Book Group, Inc.
Imprint: Little, Brown and Company
Release Date: November 19, 2019
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult
Pages: 308

Blurb from Goodreads:

Power is much easier to acquire than it is to hold on to. Jude learned that lesson when she released her control over the wicked king, Cardan, in exchange for immeasurable power.

Now, as the exiled mortal Queen of Faerie, Jude is left reeling from Cardan’s betrayal. She bides her time, determined to reclaim everything he took from her. Opportunity arrives in the form of her deceptive twin sister, Taryn, whose mortal life is in peril. Read More »

Review | Children of Virtue and Vengeance

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Title: Children of Virtue and Vengeance
Series Details: Legacy of Orïsha #2
Author: Tomi Adeyemi
Publisher: Macmillan
Imprint: Henry Holt and Company
Release Date: December 03, 2019
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult
Pages: 404

Blurb from Goodreads:

After battling the impossible, Zélie and Amari have finally succeeded in bringing magic back to the land of Orïsha. But the ritual was more powerful than they could’ve imagined, reigniting the powers of not only the maji, but of nobles with magic ancestry, too. Read More »

Review | Thunderhead

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Title: Thunderhead
Series Details: Arc of a Scythe #2
Author: Neal Shusterman
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release Date: January 09, 2018
Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult
Pages: 504

Blurb from Goodreads:

Rowan has gone rogue, and has taken it upon himself to put the Scythedom through a trial by fire. Literally. In the year since Winter Conclave, he has gone off-grid, and has been striking out against corrupt scythes—not only in MidMerica, but across the entire continent. He is a dark folk hero now—“Scythe Lucifer”—a vigilante taking down corrupt scythes in flames. Read More »

Review | The Gilded Wolves

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Title: The Gilded Wolves
Series Details: The Gilded Wolves #1
Author: Roshani Chokshi
Publisher: Macmillan
Imprint: Wednesday Books
Release Date: January 15, 2019
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Historical Fiction
Pages: 388

Blurb from Goodreads:

No one believes in them. But soon no one will forget them.

It’s 1889. The city is on the cusp of industry and power, and the Exposition Universelle has breathed new life into the streets and dredged up ancient secrets. Here, no one keeps tabs on dark truths better than treasure-hunter and wealthy hotelier Séverin Montagnet-Alarie. When the elite, ever-powerful Order of Babel coerces him to help them on a mission, Séverin is offered a treasure that he never imagined: his true inheritance. Read More »

Review | The Wicked King

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Title: The Wicked King
Series Details: The Folk of the Air #2
Author: Holly Black
Publisher: Hachette Book Group, Inc.
Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release Date: January 08, 2019
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult
Pages: 336

Blurb from Goodreads:

After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself the power behind the throne. Navigating the constantly shifting political alliances of Faerie would be difficult enough if Cardan were easy to control. But he does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her even as his fascination with her remains undiminished.
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Review | To Best the Boys

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Title: To Best the Boys
Author: Mary Weber
Publisher: HarperCollins
Imprint: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: March 19, 2019
Series Details: Standalone
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult
Pages: 314

Blurb from Goodreads:

The task is simple: don a disguise. Survive the Labyrinth. Best the boys.

In a thrilling new fantasy from the bestselling author of the Storm Siren Trilogy, one girl makes a stand against society and enters a world made exclusively for boys. Read More »

Review | The Dark Days Deceit

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Title: The Dark Days Deceit
Series Details: Lady Helen #3
Author: Alison Goodman
Publisher: Walker Books
Release Date: November 15, 2018
Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Paranormal
Pages: 546

Blurb from Goodreads:

Bath, December 1812. With her wedding just weeks away, Lady Helen Wrexhall is staying with friends while preparations are finalised. But Helen’s focus is far from her forthcoming nuptials. Time is running out to find the Bath Deceiver, who holds vital information that the Dark Days Club will need if they are to stand any chance of defeating their unknown foe, the Grand Deceiver. Read More »

Review | Everless

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Title: Everless
Series Details: Everless #1
Author: Sara Holland
Publisher: HarperCollins
Imprint: HarperTeen
Release Date: January 02, 2018
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult
Pages: 362

Blurb from Goodreads:

In the kingdom of Sempera, time is currency—extracted from blood, bound to iron, and consumed to add time to one’s own lifespan. The rich aristocracy, like the Gerlings, tax the poor to the hilt, extending their own lives by centuries. Read More »

Review | The Tiger at Midnight

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Title: The Tiger at Midnight
Series Details: The Tiger at Midnight Trilogy #1
Author: Swati Teerdhala
Publisher: HarperCollins
Imprint: Katherine Tegen Books
Release Date: April 23, 2019
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult
Pages: 487

Blurb from Goodreads:

A broken bond. A dying land. A cat-and-mouse game that can only end in bloodshed.

Esha is a legend, but no one knows. It’s only in the shadows that she moonlights as the Viper, the rebels’ highly skilled assassin. She’s devoted her life to avenging what she lost in the royal coup, and now she’s been tasked with her most important mission to date: taking down the ruthless General Hotha.  Read More »

Review | Scarlet

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Title: Scarlet
Series Details: The Lunar Chronicles #2
Author: Marissa Meyer
Publisher: Macmillan
Imprint: Feiwel and Friends
Release Date: February 05, 2013
Genre: FantasyRetelling, Science Fiction, Young Adult 

Pages: 454

Blurb from Goodreads:

Cinder, the cyborg mechanic, returns in the second thrilling installment of the bestselling Lunar Chronicles. She’s trying to break out of prison—even though if she succeeds, she’ll be the Commonwealth’s most wanted fugitive.

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Review | Finale

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Title: Finale
Series Details: Caraval #3
Author: Stephanie Garber
Publisher: Macmillan
Imprint: Flatiron Books
Release Date: May 07, 2019
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult
Pages: 478

Blurb from Goodreads:

A love worth fighting for. A dream worth dying for. An ending worth waiting for.

It’s been two months since the Fates were freed from a deck of cards, two months since Legend claimed the throne for his own, and two months since Tella discovered the boy she fell in love with doesn’t really exist.Read More »

Review | Scythe

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Title: Scythe
Series Details: Arc of a Scythe #1
Author: Neal Shusterman
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Imprint: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release Date: November 22, 2016
Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult
Pages: 435

Blurb from Goodreads:

Thou shalt kill.

A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control. Read More »

Review | Wicked Saints

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Title: Wicked Saints
Series Details: Something Dark and Holy #1
Author: Emily A. Duncan
Publisher: Macmillan
Imprint: Wednesday Books
Release Date: April 02, 2019
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult
Pages: 385

Blurb from Goodreads:

A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself.

A prince in danger must decide who to trust.

A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings.

Together, they must assassinate the king and stop the war.Read More »

Review │ The Priory of the Orange Tree

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Title: The Priory of the Orange Tree
Author: Samantha Shannon
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release Date: February 26, 2019
Series Details: Standalone
Genre: Adult, Fantasy, LGBTQ+
Pages: 827

Blurb from Goodreads:

A world divided.
A queendom without an heir.
An ancient enemy awakens.

The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm from destruction—but assassins are getting closer to her door.Read More »

Review │ Cinder

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Title: Cinder
Series Details: The Lunar Chronicles #1
Author: Marissa Meyer
Publisher: Macmillan
Imprint: Feiwel & Friends
Release Date: January 03, 2012
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult, Retelling
Pages: 390

Blurb from Goodreads:

Sixteen-year-old Cinder is considered a technological mistake by most of society and a burden by her stepmother. Being cyborg does have its benefits, though: Cinder’s brain interference has given her an uncanny ability to fix things (robots, hovers, her own malfunctioning parts), making her the best mechanic in New Beijing. This reputation brings Prince Kai himself to her weekly market booth, needing her to repair a broken android before the annual ball. He jokingly calls it “a matter of national security,” but Cinder suspects it’s more serious than he’s letting on.Read More »