Once and Future

Once and Future by Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy Synopsis: When Ari crash-lands on Old Earth and pulls a magic sword from its ancient resting place, she is revealed to be the newest reincarnation of King Arthur. Then she meets Merlin, who has aged backward over the centuries into a teenager, and together theyContinue reading “Once and Future”

Shadow and Bone

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo Synopsis: Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee. Alina Starkov has never beenContinue reading “Shadow and Bone”

What Big Teeth

*This review contains spoilers for anyone who hasn’t read this novel and plans to* What Big Teeth by Rose Szabo Eleanor Zarrin has been estranged from her wild family for years. When she flees boarding school after a horrifying incident, she goes to the only place she thinks is safe: the home she left behind.Continue reading “What Big Teeth”

A Dark and Hollow Star

Hello There! I’m back and better than ever. After going through the largest reading slump known to mankind, I’ve returned with a new book review. Of course I had to go with a fantasy novel to commemorate my return to the bookish community and I apologize for my sudden drop off the face of theContinue reading “A Dark and Hollow Star”

Days of Blood and Starlight

Hello and Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This is my review on Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor, which is the sequel to the book Daughter of Smoke and Bone. You can read my full review on Daughter of Smoke and Bone here. This review may contain spoilers if you have not yet readContinue reading “Days of Blood and Starlight”

A Darker Shade of Magic

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black. Kell was raised in Arnes—Red London—and officially serves the Maresh Empire as an ambassador, traveling between the frequent bloody regime changesContinue reading “A Darker Shade of Magic”

The Witch’s Heart

The Witch’s Heart by Genevieve Gornichec Synopsis: Angrboda’s story begins where most witches’ tales end: with a burning. A punishment from Odin for refusing to provide him with knowledge of the future, the fire leaves Angrboda injured and powerless, and she flees into the farthest reaches of a remote forest. There she is found byContinue reading “The Witch’s Heart”

Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor Synopsis: Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of human teeth grown dangerously low. And in the tangled lanes of Prague, aContinue reading “Daughter of Smoke and Bone”

Lore

Lore by Alexandra Bracken Synopsis: Every seven years, the Agon begins. As punishment for a past rebellion, nine Greek gods are forced to walk the earth as mortals, hunted by the descendants of ancient bloodlines, all eager to kill a god and seize their divine power and immortality.  Long ago, Lore Perseous fled that brutalContinue reading “Lore”

City of Bones

City of Bones By Cassandra Clare Synopsis: When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder― much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It’s hard to callContinue reading “City of Bones”