Refugees

Refugees (Mud, Rocks, and Trees #1) by R.A. Denny (2017)
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Refugees

YA Fiction | Fantasy
3.5 Stars
Blurb:

“‘An epic journey of a lifetime.’ That’s what three young individuals from three different corners of the world have dreamed about. They were destined for greatness since the moment they were born. But what if they don’t want it? What if they’re not ready? What if their desires no longer align with the prophecy?  Continue reading

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Haven

Haven by Mary Lindsey (2017)
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Haven

YA Fiction | Paranormal Thriller
4 Stars
Blurb:

“Rain Ryland has never belonged anywhere, He’s used to people judging him for his rough background, his intimidating size, and now, his orphan status. He’s always been on the outside, looking in, and he’s fine with that. Until he moves to New Wurzburg and meets Friederike Burkhart.  Continue reading

Wolves and Roses

Wolves and Roses (Fairy Tales of the Magicorum #1) by Christina Bauer (2017)
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wolves and roses

YA Fiction | Fantasy
3 Stars
Blurb:

“Seventeen-year-old Bryar Rose has a problem. She’s descended from one of the three magical races—shifters, fairies, or witches. That makes her one of the Magicorum, and Magicorum always follow a fairy tale life template. In Bryar’s case, that template should be Sleeping Beauty.

“Should” being the key word.  Continue reading

The Tethered Mage

The Tethered Mage (Swords & Fire #1) by Melissa Caruso (2017)
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the tethered mage

Fiction | Fantasy
4 Stars
Blurb:

“In the Raverran Empire, magic is scarce and those born with power are strictly controlled — taken as children and conscripted into the Falcon Army.
Zaira has lived her life on the streets to avoid this fate, hiding her mage-mark and thieving to survive. But hers is a rare and dangerous magic, one that threatens the entire empire. Continue reading

Ari

Ari (To Each His Ghost #1) by S.M. Boyce (2016)
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Ari ghost

YA Fiction | Horror | Paranormal Mystery3.5 Stars Blurb:

“A Ghostly Paranormal Horror Novel

A crumbling farmhouse lies on the outskirts of the sleepy borough of White Haven, Pennsylvania. No one lives there anymore, but it’s never been empty.

Ari Bowers is a nerdy high school junior with a crush on the Varsity wide receiver and a healthy fear of the paranormal. When her crush Marcus Wagner takes her on a date-gone-wrong to the local haunted farmhouse, her fear is tested. A dark entity latches onto them both in that house, and they pay for their mistake with blood.  Continue reading

Grave Mercy

Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin #1) by Robin LaFevers (2012)

Grave Mercy

YA Fiction | Historical Fantasy | Romance
3.5 Stars
Blurb:

Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?

Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god of Death Himself has blessed her with dangerous gifts—and a violent destiny. If she chooses to stay at the convent, she will be trained as an assassin and serve as a handmaiden to Death. To claim her new life, she must destroy the lives of others.  Continue reading