YA Review Now I Rise by Kiersten White

The highly anticipated, mind-blowing sequel to Kiersten White’s New York Times bestseller, AND I DARKEN—the series that reads like HBO’s Game of Thrones . . . if it were set in the Ottoman Empire. Fans of Victoria Aveyard’s THE RED QUEEN and Sabaa Tahir’s A TORCH AGAINST THE NIGHT won’t want to miss this riveting […]

YA Review A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas Epic but …disaster averted.

A nightmare, I’d told Tamlin. I was the nightmare. Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin’s maneuverings 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, […]

YA Review Moon Chosen by P.C. Cast

Chosen to embrace her true identity. Chosen to follow her destiny. Chosen to change her world. Mari is an Earth Walker, heir to the unique healing powers of her Clan, but she has been forced to turn from her duties, until she is chosen by a special animal ally, altering her destiny forever. When a […]

A Review The Queen and the Cure by Amy Harmon Amy could write the telephone book and it would still be gracious!!

“There will be a battle, and you will need to protect your heart.” Kjell of Jeru had always known who he was. He’d never envied his brother or wanted to be king. He was the bastard son of the late King Zoltev and a servant girl, and the ignominy of his birth had never bothered […]

Two YA reviews: The Winner’s Crime AND The Winner’s Kiss by Marie Rutkoski

Some weeks ago I published The Winner’s Curse review (read it HERE). This series became one of my favorites and I loved the very smart and birlliant Kestrel as well as gorgous Arin.   So today for your eyes only I’ll publish two reviews: The Winner’s Crime and The Winner’s Kiss. If you’ve never read […]

YA Fantasy review Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves Enjoyed it but…

The thrilling first book in a YA fantasy trilogy for fans of Red Queen. In a world where social prestige derives from a trifecta of blood, money, and magic, one girl has the ability to break the spell that holds the social order in place. Sixteen-year-old Anna Arden is barred from society by a defect […]

Standalone Sunday April 16th 2017 YA review: The Golem and The Jinni by Helene Wecker

Standalone Sunday is a feature created by Megan@bookslayereads (https://bookslayerreads.com) where each Sunday a standalone book (not part of a series) that I loved or would recommend will be featured! I love that meme as it takes little time to do (I’m always running like the real busy bee I am) AND I get to promote […]

YA Review The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski So, so beautiful!

Winning what you want may cost you everything you love. As a general’s daughter in a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers, seventeen-year-old Kestrel has two choices: she can join the military or get married. But Kestrel has other intentions. One day, she is startled to find a kindred spirit […]

YA Review: A Crown Of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi Magic tale with a warrior princess and a smart mouthed prince.

Gauri, the princess of Bharata, has been taken as a prisoner of war by her kingdom’s enemies. Faced with a future of exile and scorn, Gauri has nothing left to lose. Hope unexpectedly comes in the form of Vikram, the cunning prince of a neighboring land and her sworn enemy kingdom. Unsatisfied with becoming a […]

YA Book Review The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black So unique

Tana lives in a world where walled cities called Coldtowns exist. In them, quarantined monsters and humans mingle in a decadently bloody mix of predator and prey. The only problem is, once you pass through Coldtown’s gates, you can never leave. One morning, after a perfectly ordinary party, Tana wakes up surrounded by corpses. The […]