Fantasy

Review: Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

Title:  Ninth HouseAuthor: Leigh BardugoPublisher: Flatiron Books Format: eBookPublication Date: October 8, 2019Overall: 5 out of 5Source:  Library The mesmerizing adult debut from #1 New York Times bestselling author Leigh Bardugo Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school(…)

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Review: Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin

Title:  Serpent & DoveAuthor: Shelby MahurinPublisher: HarperTeenFormat: eBookPublication Date: September 3,2019Overall: 5 out of 5 starsSource:  Purchased For her sixteenth birthday, Louise le Blanc’s mother gave her three things: a sacrificial altar, a ritual knife, and a wicked scar. Lou’s death would have ended the ancient war between the Church and witches, but Lou refuses to(…)

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Review: The Girl the Sea Gave Back by Adrienne Young

Title:  The Girl the Sea Gave BackAuthor: Adrienne YoungPublisher: Wednesday BooksFormat: eBook Publication Date: September 3, 2019Overall: 4 out of 5 starsSource:  Purchased The new gut-wrenching epic from the New York Times bestselling author of Sky in the Deep. For as long as she can remember, Tova has lived among the Svell, the people who found(…)

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Short Message: Plus! New review!

Hello Everyone! I feel bad that life keeps getting in the way, but that’s just the way it goes when you work full-time and have a family. That being said, one of my goals for this year is to get on a better cadence of posting reviews. I’ve saved a fraction of my reads from(…)

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The Cursed Sea by Lauren DeStefano Review

Title: The Cursed Sea Author: Lauren DeStefano Publisher: Balzer & Bray Format: eBook Publication Date: December 18th, 2018 Overall: 3 out of 5 stars  Source: Libby (Overdrive) Wilhemina Heidle, the exiled princess of Northern Arrod, the girl thought dead by her family and friends, must return home. The only way to save Loom, the cursed prince of the Southern Isles, is to(…)

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Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi Review

Title: Children of Blood and Bone Author: Tomi Adeyemi Narrator: Bahni Turpin Publisher:  MacMillan Audio Format: Audiobook Publication Date: March 6th 2018 Overall: 4 out of 5 stars Source:  Libby (Overdrive)   Tomi Adeyemi conjures a stunning world of dark magic and danger in her West African-inspired fantasy debut, perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo and Sabaa Tahir.  They killed my mother.(…)

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Circe by Madeline Miller Review

Title: Circe Author: Madeline Miller Publisher:  Little, Brown and Company Format: eBook Publication Date: April 10th, 2018 Overall: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Libby (Overdrive) In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child—not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning(…)

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The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White Review

Title: The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein Author: Kiersten White Publisher:  Delacorte Press Format: eBook Publication Date: September 25, 2018  Overall: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Libby (Overdrive) Elizabeth Lavenza hasn’t had a proper meal in weeks. Her thin arms are covered with bruises from her “caregiver,” and she is on the verge of being thrown into the streets .(…)

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Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young Review

Title: Sky in the Deep Author: Adrienne Young Publisher:  Wednesday Books Format: eBook Publication Date: 04/28/2018  Overall: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Libby (Library) AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! A 2018 Most Anticipated Young Adult book that is part Wonder Woman, part Vikings—and all heart. OND ELDR. BREATHE FIRE. Raised to be a warrior, seventeen-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient, rivalry(…)

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A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir

Title: A Torch Against The Night Author: Sabaa Tahir Narrator: Fiona Hardingham, Steve West, and Katharine McEwan Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio Format: Audiobook Publication Date: August 30, 2016 Overall:5 out of 5 stars Source: Libby (Overdrive) A Torch Against the Night takes readers into the heart of the Empire as Laia and Elias fight their way north to liberate Laia’s brother(…)

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