Jade City (The Green Bone Saga #1) by Fonda Lee (2017)
Fiction | Urban Fantasy
JADE CITY is a gripping Godfather-esque saga of intergenerational blood feuds, vicious politics, magic, and kungfu.
The Kaul family is one of two crime syndicates that control the island of Kekon. It’s the only place in the world that produces rare magical jade, which grants those with the right training and heritage superhuman abilities.
At last Joanna Hathaway’s stunning sequel to her YA Fantasy Glass Alliance series, STORM FROM THE EAST, has arrived! A thrilling blend of history, fantasy, and adventure, this is a series you will want to check out! To find out more about this book and its author, keep reading this post! (Click the banner to follow the tour!) Continue reading
I’m always up for a good mystery adventure so I’m happy to be a part of the blog tour for the latest novel by writing duo Burns & Metz, I DO NOT TRUST YOU. Keep reading for more on the book, the authors, my review, and an excerpt! Continue reading
TODAY IS THE DAY!!! YA Fantasy CROOKED RAVEN, the first book in the Otherworld Trilogy by debut author Talis Jones, is OUT NOW! I was lucky enough to read an eARC and as a total fantasy lover I gotta say I’m very excited to see where this story goes next. It’s a bit Peter Pan meets Game of Thrones in Narnia, which obviously had me sold right from the start ⚔️🔮 Keep reading for an exclusive excerpt, playlist, a fan trailer, and more! Continue reading
I am excited to share with you all the official cover for the new YA Fantasy CROOKED RAVEN! The first book in the Otherworld Trilogy by debut author Talis Jones comes out June 26, 2018! I’ve been lucky enough to read an eARC and as a total fantasy lover I gotta say I’m very excited to see where this story goes next. It’s a bit Peter Pan meets Game of Thrones in Narnia, which obviously had me sold right from the start ⚔️ Be sure to join the Facebook group Talismonium to receive exclusive teasers and excerpts leading up to the release! (Also if you just enjoy a fun book-obsessed community 😉) Continue reading
Blacksouls (Blackhearts #2) by Nicole Castroman (2017)
YA Fiction | Historical: Pirates
“Nicole Castroman brings the dangerous pirate ports of the Caribbean to life in this vibrant sequel to Blackhearts—the reimagined origin story of history’s most infamous pirate, Blackbeard.
Edward “Teach” Drummond is setting sail to the Caribbean as first mate on the most celebrated merchant ship in the British fleet—until he rebels against his captain. Mutiny is a capital offense and Teach knows it could cost him his life, but he believes it worth the risk in order to save his crew from the attacking Spanish ships. Continue reading
Hunt for the Horseman by Gita V. Reddy (2015)
Middle Grade Fiction | Adventure | Mystery
“A young prince hides his ivory toy from his brother in one of the many secret compartments of the palace. The toy was never found and the search becomes a game called Hunt for the Horseman.
One hundred and twenty-five years later, the land mafia is out to grab the palace. Members of the erstwhile royal family are fighting a losing battle in court to save what is rightfully theirs. They meet for, possibly, their last family gathering in the palace. Continue reading
And I Darken (The Conquerors Saga #1) by Kiersten White (2016)
YA Fiction | Adult Fiction | Historical
“NO ONE EXPECTS A PRINCESS TO BE BRUTAL. And Lada Dragwlya likes it that way. Ever since she and her gentle younger brother, Radu, were wrenched from their homeland of Wallachia and abandoned by their father to be raised in the Ottoman courts, Lada has known that being ruthless is the key to survival. She and Radu are doomed to act as pawns in a vicious game, an unseen sword hovering over their every move. For the lineage that makes them special also makes them targets. Continue reading
The Orphan Fleet by Brendan Detzner (2016)
Middle Grade Fiction | FantasyBlurb:
“The Orphan Fleet” is terrific adventure fantasy — a non-stop tale of action and strange magic on a wind-swept mountain top where abandoned children have forged a free community, servicing far-traveling airships on sturdy wooden platforms. Here masked heroes with names like Golden Sam and The Sparrow are the ultimate celebrities — and the mysterious Count leaves shivers of terror wherever he treads. When that community is threatened by an admiral who demands the return of his prized daughter, it triggers a terrible war fought in the air, on the ground, and in the old abandoned scaffolding circling the mountain … a war where Golden Sam may prove himself a true hero after all, and the Count has a terrible role to play.”
Expected Publication Date: April 15, 2016 Continue reading
Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan (2009)
Fiction | Mystery | Modern Day QuestBlurb:
“The Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon away from life as a San Francisco web-design drone and into the aisles of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore. But after a few days on the job, Clay discovers that the store is more curious than either its name or its gnomic owner might suggest. The bookstore’s secrets extend far beyond its walls.”
–Goodreads Continue reading