2017 · 3 Stars · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Retelling

The Princess and the Hound │ Mette Ivie Harrison

  Synopsis: He is a prince, heir to a kingdom threatened on all sides, possessor of the animal magic, which is forbidden by death in the land he’ll rule. She is a princess from a rival kingdom, the daughter her father never wanted, isolated from true human friendship but inseparable from her hound. Though they… Continue reading The Princess and the Hound │ Mette Ivie Harrison

2017 · 4 Stars · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Retelling · Reviewed for NetGalley

The Girl in the Tower │ Katherine Arden

Synopsis: Orphaned and cast out as a witch by her village, Vasya’s options are few: resign herself to life in a convent, or allow her older sister to make her a match with a Moscovite prince. Both doom her to life in a tower, cut off from the vast world she longs to explore. So… Continue reading The Girl in the Tower │ Katherine Arden

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

Long May She Reign │ Rhiannon Thomas

Synopsis: The Girl of Fire and Thorns meets The Queen of the Tearling in this thrilling fantasy standalone about one girl’s unexpected rise to power. Freya was never meant be queen. Twenty third in line to the throne, she never dreamed of a life in the palace, and would much rather research in her laboratory… Continue reading Long May She Reign │ Rhiannon Thomas

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

A Court of Wings and Ruin │ Sarah J. Maas

Synopsis: Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin’s manoeuvrings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit – and one slip may spell doom not only for Feyre, but for her world as well.… Continue reading A Court of Wings and Ruin │ Sarah J. Maas

1 Star · 2017 · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Fiction · Young Adult

Dividing Eden │ Joelle Charbonneau

Synopsis: Twins Carys and Andreus were never destined to rule Eden. With their older brother next in line to inherit the throne, the future of the kingdom was secure. But appearances—and rivals—can be deceiving. When Eden’s king and crown prince are killed by assassins, Eden desperately needs a monarch, but the line of succession is… Continue reading Dividing Eden │ Joelle Charbonneau