2017 · 4 Stars · Book Reviews · Historical

Nefertiti │ Michelle Moran

Synopsis: Nefertiti and her younger sister, Mutnodjmet, have been raised in a powerful family that has provided wives to the rulers of Egypt for centuries. Ambitious, charismatic, and beautiful, Nefertiti is destined to marry Amunhotep, an unstable young pharaoh. It is hoped by all that her strong personality will temper the young Amunhotep’s heretical desire… Continue reading Nefertiti │ Michelle Moran

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 · Adult · Book Reviews · Dystopia · Science Fiction

Golden Son │ Pierce Brown

Synopsis: With shades of The Hunger Games, Ender’s Game, and Game of Thrones, debut author Pierce Brown’s genre-defying epic Red Rising hit the ground running and wasted no time becoming a sensation. Golden Son continues the stunning saga of Darrow, a rebel forged by tragedy, battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom from the… Continue reading Golden Son │ Pierce Brown

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