Review | An Ember In The Ashes Is Fantasy Gold

An Ember In The Ashes By: Sabaa Tahir Overall Rating: ★★★★ Laia lives with her grandparents and older brother, Darrin. Darrin gets arrested for treason. After Laia runs away like a wimp, she decides to be strong like her mother and do whatever it takes to free her brother. ENTER: The rebels who promise to help her,…

Review | Sawkill Girls Is A Classic Monster Story With a Feminist Twist

Sawkill Gir By: Claire Legrand Overall Rating: ★★★★ Who are the Sawkill Girls? Marion: the new girl. Zoey: the pariah. Val: the queen bee. Their stories come together on the island of Sawkill Rock, where gleaming horses graze in rolling pastures and cold waves crash against black cliffs. Where kids whisper the legend of an insidious monster at…

Review | I Need More Kingmaker Chronicles ASAP

The Kingmaker Chronicles By: Amanda Bouchet Overall Rating: ★★★★ Cat and Griffin meet at a traveling circus when he kidnaps her for her "special" powers. She's the Kingmaker, he's an ambitious warlord and together along with is Beta Team they travel the world looking for a way to unseat all the corrupt rulers (including Cat's…

Review | Caraval Took Me On A Magical Mystery Journey

Caraval By: Stephanie Garber Overall Rating: ★★★★ Scarlett has been told that everything that happens during Caraval is only an elaborate performance...but is it? In order to save her sister she becomes tangled in the game - realizing magic, love, lies, and danger are around every corner (and not everything is as it seems). Where is…

Review | Roar Has Got the Eye of Tiger, Is A Figher, & So Much More

Roar By: Cora Cormack Overall Rating: ★★★★ Goodreads Summary Aurora Pavan comes from one of the oldest Stormling families in existence. As the sole heir of Pavan, Aurora’s been groomed to be the perfect queen. She’s intelligent and brave and honorable. But she’s yet to show any trace of the magic she’ll need to protect her…

Review | The Rook Is The Fantastical Story You’ve Been Missing

The Rook By:Daniel O'Malley Overall Rating: ★★★★ A lady wakes up in a park surrounded by dead guys wearing latex gloves. She doesn't know who she is, how she got there, or what she should do next. Follow Myfanwy (rhymes with Tiffany) as she finds out ghosts and ghouls are real, she works for the British equivalent…