Mini Review Monday: Fairytale Remix

Hunted by Meagan Spooner Published by: Harper Teen Pub Date: March 14, 2007 Pages: 374 Format: ebook | Source: library Genres: young adult, fantasy, retelling Rating: Beauty knows the Beast’s forest in her bones—and in her blood. Though she grew up with the city’s highest aristocrats, far from her father’s old lodge, she knows that the forest holds secrets and that her father is the … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Fairytale Remix

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: Mask of Shadows and The Tomb

Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller Series: Mask of Shadows #1 Published by: Sourcebooks Fire Pub Date: August 29, 2017 Pages: 352 Format: e-arc | Source: NetGalley Genres: young adult, fantasy Rating:  I Needed to Win. They Needed to Die. Sallot Leon is a thief, and a good one at that. But gender fluid Sal wants nothing more than to escape the drudgery of life … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Mask of Shadows and The Tomb

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

Backlist Books Review: The Archived

The Archived by Victoria Schwab Series: The Archived #1 Published by: Disney Hyperion Pub Date: January 22, 2013 Read: April 8-13, 2013 Pages: 321 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, fantasy, horror Rating: Imagine a place where the dead rest on shelves like books. Each body has a story to tell, a life seen in pictures only Librarians can read. … Continue reading Backlist Books Review: The Archived

Review: Tower of Dawn

Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas Series: Throne of Glass #6 Published by: Bloomsbury Children's Books Pub Date: September 5, 2017 Pages: 660 Format: hardcover | Source: library Genres: young adult, fantasy Rating:  In the next installment of the New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series, follow Chaol on his sweeping journey to a distant empire. Chaol Westfall has always defined himself … Continue reading Review: Tower of Dawn

Review: Girls Made of Snow and Glass

Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust Published by: Flatiron Books Pub Date: September 5, 2017 Pages: 384 Format: hardcover | Source: library Genres: young adult, fantasy, retelling Rating:  Frozen meets The Bloody Chamber in this feminist fantasy reimagining of the Snow White fairytale At sixteen, Mina's mother is dead, her magician father is vicious, and her silent heart has never beat … Continue reading Review: Girls Made of Snow and Glass

Mini Review Monday: The Hawkweed Legacy and The Epic Crush of Genie Lo

The Hawkweed Legacy by Irina Brignull Series: Hawkweed Prophecy #2 Published by: Weinstein Books Pub Date: August 15, 2017 Pages: 384 Format: arc | Source: publisher Genres: young adult, fantasy, paranormal Rating:  Poppy is discovering a purpose for her powers in Africa, but she is haunted by a vision of her own death. Taken in by a boy and his great-grandmother, a … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: The Hawkweed Legacy and The Epic Crush of Genie Lo

Review: In Other Lands

In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan Published by: Big Mouth House Pub Date: August 15, 2017 Pages: 432 Format: hardcover | Source: purchased Genres: young adult, fantasy Rating:  “What’s your name?” “Serene.” “Serena?” Elliot asked. “Serene,” said Serene. “My full name is Serene-Heart-in-the-Chaos-of-Battle.” Elliot’s mouth fell open. “That is badass.” The Borderlands aren’t like anywhere else. Don’t try to smuggle … Continue reading Review: In Other Lands

Mini Review Monday: Fireblood and Illegal Contact

Fireblood by Elly Blake Series: Frostblood #2 Published by: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Pub Date: September 12, 2017 Pages: 416 Format: ARC | Source: borrowed Genres: young adult, fantasy Rating:  Against all odds, Ruby has defeated the villainous Frost King and melted his throne of ice. But the bloodthirsty Minax that was trapped inside is now haunting her kingdom and … Continue reading Mini Review Monday: Fireblood and Illegal Contact