2017 · 4 Stars · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Young Adult

Three Dark Crowns │ Kendare Blake

Synopsis: When kingdom come, there will be one. In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born—three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. Mirabella is a fierce elemental, able to spark hungry flames or vicious storms at the snap of her fingers.… Continue reading Three Dark Crowns │ Kendare Blake

2 Stars · 2017 · Book Reviews · Dystopia · Fantasy · Young Adult

Gilded Cage │ Vic James

Synopsis: Not all are free. Not all are equal. Not all will be saved. Our world belongs to the Equals — aristocrats with magical gifts — and all commoners must serve them for ten years. But behind the gates of England’s grandest estate lies a power that could break the world. A girl thirsts for… Continue reading Gilded Cage │ Vic James

2017 · 3 Stars · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Reviewed for NetGalley · Young Adult

The Bone Witch │ Rin Chupeco

Synopsis: The beast raged; it punctured the air with its spite. But the girl was fiercer. Tea is different from the other witches in her family. Her gift for necromancy makes her a bone witch, who are feared and ostracized in the kingdom. For theirs is a powerful, elemental magic that can reach beyond the… Continue reading The Bone Witch │ Rin Chupeco

2017 · 3 Stars · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Fiction · Science Fiction · Young Adult

Carve the Mark │ Veronica Roth

Synopsis: In a galaxy powered by the current, everyone has a gift. Cyra is the sister of the brutal tyrant who rules the Shotet people. Cyra’s currentgift gives her pain and power — something her brother exploits, using her to torture his enemies. But Cyra is much more than just a blade in her brother’s… Continue reading Carve the Mark │ Veronica Roth

2017 · 3 Stars · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Fiction · Young Adult

As Old as Time │ Liz Braswell

Synopsis: Belle is a lot of things: smart, resourceful, restless. She longs to escape her poor provincial town for good. She wants to explore the world, despite her father’s reluctance to leave their little cottage in case Belle’s mother returns–a mother she barely remembers. Belle also happens to be the captive of a terrifying, angry… Continue reading As Old as Time │ Liz Braswell