Mini Review Monday: The Long Title Edition

An Assassin's Guide to Love and Treason by Virginia Boecker Published by: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Pub Date: October 23, 2018 Pages: 374 Format: arc | Source: borrowed Genres: young adult, historical fiction Rating: When Lady Katherine's father is killed for being an illegally practicing Catholic, she discovers treason wasn't the only secret he's been hiding: he was also involved in a … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Long Title Edition

Mini Review Monday: The Cold Is In Her Bones

The Cold Is In Her Bones by Peternelle van Arsdale Published by: Margaret K. McElderry Books Pub Date: January 22nd, 2019 Pages: 258 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, fantasy, retelling Rating: Milla knows two things to be true: Demons are real, and fear will keep her safe. Milla’s whole world is her family’s farm. She is never allowed to travel to … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Cold Is In Her Bones

Review: Spinning Silver

Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik Published by: Del Ray Pub Date: July 10, 2018 Pages: 480 Format: ebook | Source: library Genres: adult, fantasy, retelling Rating:  Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father's inability to collect his debts has left his family on the edge of poverty--until Miryem takes matters into her own hands. Hardening her heart, the young … Continue reading Review: Spinning Silver

Mini Review Monday: Daughters of the Storm

Daughters of the Storm by Kim Wilkins Series: Blood and Gold #1 Published by: Del Rey Books Pub Date: March 6, 2018 Pages: 437 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: adult, fantasy Rating:  Five very different sisters team up against their stepbrother to save their kingdom in this Norse-flavored fantasy epic--the start of a new series in the tradition of Naomi Novik, … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Daughters of the Storm

Review: Ash Princess

Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian Series: Ash Princess Trilogy #1 Published by: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Pub Date: April 24, 2018 Pages: 432 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, fantasy Rating: Theodosia was six when her country was invaded and her mother, the Queen of Flame and Fury, was murdered before her eyes. Ten years later, Theo has learned to … Continue reading Review: Ash Princess

Mini Review Monday: The Wood

The Wood by Chelsea Bobulski Published by: Feiwel & Friends Pub Date: August 1, 2017 Pages: 320 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, fantasy, science fiction (time travel) Rating:  After her father goes missing in the woods that they protect, Winter tries to seek the truth in what happened, why the wood is changing, and what it all has to do … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Wood

Mini Review Monday: Murderous Fae and Adventurous Gentlemen

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee Published by: Katherine Tegen Books Pub Date: June 27, 2017 Pages: 528 Format: arc | Source: borrowed Genres: young adult, historical fiction, LGBTQ+ Rating:  An unforgettable tale of two friends on their Grand Tour of 18th-century Europe who stumble upon a magical artifact that leads them from Paris to Venice in … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Murderous Fae and Adventurous Gentlemen