[Reviews] ‘The Guinevere Deception’ by Kiersten White

"There was nothing in the world as terrifying and magical as a girl on the cusp of womanhood." Princess Guinevere has come to Camelot to wed a stranger: the charismatic King Arthur. With magic clawing at the kingdom's borders, the great wizard Merlin conjured a solution--send in Guinevere to be Arthur's wife . . . …

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[Top 10] Ten Reasons to Read The Sweet Black Waves Trilogy by Kristina Perez

"They loved while they burned and they burned while they loved.” A new post today for you all today, intended to be quickly read! I'll be focusing on Kristina Perez's Celtic-inspired trilogy, and specifically on the first book Sweet Black Waves by telling you ten reasons why you should read it. Without further ado: Kiersten …

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[Blog Tour Review] ‘Angel Mage’ by Garth Nix

"Agnez didn't know what she would do if she couldn't be a Musketeer. Die, she supposed." Liliath is determined to find Pelleniel, her lost lover, the archangel of Ystara. For any other, it would be an impossible quest, but Liliath is one of the greatest practitioners of angelic magic to have ever lived, summoning angels and …

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[Blog Tour] The Girl The Sea Gave Back by Adrienne Young (Excerpt & Review!)

"There will always be war, Halvard. War is easy. It comes again and again, like waves to a shore." For as long as she can remember, Tova has lived among the Svell, the people who found her washed ashore as a child and use her for her gift as a Truthtongue. Her own home and …

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[Bite-Sized Reviews] YA Fantasy Edition ft. The Storm Crow, The Beautiful, Infinity Son & The Grace Year

Today, I thought I'd present something a little different: speedy reviews on fabulous upcoming and recently-released YA Fantasies (with the exception of The Grace Year, which is part-dystopia). Each of these I read as an arc, some gifted by publishers and others acquired through trade. Scroll down to find the review for the specific book …

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[Reviews] ‘Ninth House’ by Leigh Bardugo (ARC)

"This was why he had done it [. . .] the chance to show someone else the wonder, to watch them realise they had not been lied to, that the world they'd been promised as children was not something that had to be abandoned, that there really was something lurking in the wood, beneath the …

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[Reviews] ‘Spin the Dawn’ by Elizabeth Lim (ARC)

"Sendo used to tell me fairy tales. How he’d love mine if he were still alive: the tale of a girl who’d sewn the sun, the moon, and the stars into three dresses.” Maia Tamarin dreams of becoming the greatest tailor in the land, but as a girl, the best she can hope for is …

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[Series Review] The Memoirs of Lady Trent by Marie Brennan (also known as ‘A Natural History of Dragons’)

"Although my memoirs are of course the story of my life and career, they are also a story of discovery: of curiosity, and investigation, and learning, not only regarding dragons but many other topics." The Memoirs of Lady Trent is a five-book series by Marie Brennan all about dragons and dragon naturalism, set in a …

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[Reviews] ‘The Missing of Clairedelune’ by Christelle Dabos (ARC)

Nota bene: "Try your dears." Who said these words and what do they mean? When Ophelia is promoted to Vice-storyteller by Farouk, the ancestral Spirit of Pole, she finds herself unexpectedly thrust into the public spotlight. Her gift―the ability to read the secret history of objects―is now known by all, and there can be no …

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[Reviews] ‘The Devouring Gray’ by Christine Lynn Herman

“They weren’t the kings and queens of Four Paths High School - they were its gods.” Uprooted from the city, Violet Saunders doesn’t have much hope of fitting in at her new school in Four Paths, a town almost buried in the woodlands of rural New York. The fact that she’s descended from one of …

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