2015 · 3 Stars · Adult · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Mystery

Midnight Riot by Ben Aaronovitch

Goodreads Synopsis: Probationary Constable Peter Grant dreams of being a detective in London’s Metropolitan Police. Too bad his superior plans to assign him to the Case Progression Unit, where the biggest threat he’ll face is a paper cut. But Peter’s prospects change in the aftermath of a puzzling murder, when he gains exclusive information from… Continue reading Midnight Riot by Ben Aaronovitch

2015 · 3 Stars · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Retelling · Young Adult

The Wrath and The Dawn – Renee Ahdieh

Goodreads   Synopsis: One Life to One Dawn. In a land ruled by a murderous boy-king, each dawn brings heartache to a new family. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, is a monster. Each night he takes a new bride only to have a silk cord wrapped around her throat come morning. When sixteen-year-old Shahrzad’s… Continue reading The Wrath and The Dawn – Renee Ahdieh

2015 · 4 Stars · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Young Adult

The Heart of Betrayal – Mary E. Pearson

Goodreads The Heart of Betrayal (Amazon) Synopsis: Held captive in the barbarian kingdom of Venda, Lia and Rafe have little chance of escape. Desperate to save Lia’s life, her erstwhile assassin, Kaden, has told the Vendan Komizar that she has the gift, and the Komizar’s interest in Lia is greater than anyone could have foreseen.… Continue reading The Heart of Betrayal – Mary E. Pearson

2015 · 4 Stars · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Young Adult

The Kiss of Deception- Mary E. Pearson

Goodreads The Kiss of Deception (Amazon) Synopsis: A princess must find her place in a reborn world. She flees on her wedding day. She steals ancient documents from the Chancellor’s secret collection. She is pursued by bounty hunters sent by her own father. She is Princess Lia, seventeen, First Daughter of the House of Morrighan.… Continue reading The Kiss of Deception- Mary E. Pearson

2015 · 4 Stars · Book Reviews · Fantasy · Young Adult

Ruin and Rising – Leigh Bardugo

Goodreads Ruin and Rising (Amazon) Synopsis: The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Now the nation’s fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army. Deep in an ancient network of tunnels and caverns, a weakened Alina must submit to the dubious protection of… Continue reading Ruin and Rising – Leigh Bardugo