The Darkest Star

The Darkest Star (Origins #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout (2018)
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YA Fiction | Sci-Fi | Romance
4 StarsBlurb:

When seventeen-year-old Evie Dasher is caught up in a raid at a notorious club known as one of the few places where humans and the surviving Luxen can mingle freely, she meets Luc, an unnaturally beautiful guy she initially assumes is a Luxen…but he is in fact something much more powerful. Her growing attraction for Luc will lead her deeper and deeper into a world she’d only heard about, a world where everything she thought she knew will be turned on its head…  Continue reading

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Reactive

Reactive (The Elite Trials #1) by Becky Moynihan (2018)
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YA Fiction | Dystopia
3.5 StarsBlurb:

“AN INESCAPABLE CITY. THREE DEADLY TRIALS. ONE WAY OUT.

For eleven years, Lune Tatum, adopted daughter
of the Supreme Elite, does as she’s told.
She doesn’t ask questions.
She trains for the Trials. She follows the rules.

And she wants out.  Continue reading

Foundryside

Foundryside (Founders #1) by Robert Jackson Bennett (2018)
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Fiction | Fantasy
4.5 starsBlurb:

“Sancia Grado is a thief, and a damn good one. And her latest target, a heavily guarded warehouse on Tevanne’s docks, is nothing her unique abilities can’t handle.

But unbeknownst to her, Sancia’s been sent to steal an artifact of unimaginable power, an object that could revolutionize the magical technology known as scriving. Continue reading

The Demon Race

The Demon Race by Alexandria Warwick (2018)
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YA Fiction | Fantasy
3.5 StarsBlurb:

A race across the desert.

An unimaginable prize.

It occurs once every thousand years: the Demon Race. A test of will and strength, it is a race across the Saraj, a fight for the prize of a lifetime. And it is the key to Namali Hafshar’s freedom.  Continue reading

Aerisian Refrain

Aerisian Refrain (Beyond the Sunset Lands #1) by Sarah Ashwood (2018)
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YA Fiction | Fantasy | Romance
4 StarsBlurb:

“Following the prophesied Artan’s victory over the Dark Powers, the land of Aerisia is finally at rest, until ancient beings, long imprisoned, begin to stir…

Eight years after Annie Richards’ stellar voice and musical talents skyrocketed her from rural Oklahoma to international fame, haunting visions have begun threatening her sanity. While she’s returning to her childhood home to convalesce, creatures straight from her nightmares bring down her plane. Annie wakens in a parallel world, Aerisia. Here, she discovers her musical gifts translate into magical powers—the legacy of a banished race who have been invading her dreams.  Continue reading

Beast: A Tale of Love and Revenge

Beast: A Tale of Love and Revenge by Lisa Jensen (2018)
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YA Fiction | Fantasy
2.5 StarsBlurb:

“They say Château Beaumont is cursed. But servant-girl Lucie can’t believe such foolishness about handsome Jean-Loup Christian Henri LeNoir, Chevalier de Beaumont, master of the estate. But when the chevalier’s cruelty is revealed, Lucie vows to see him suffer. A wisewoman grants her wish, with a spell that transforms Jean-Loup into monstrous-looking Beast, reflecting the monster he is inside. But Beast is nothing like the chevalier. Continue reading

The Sentinel’s Reign

The Sentinel’s Reign (Silent Sea Chronicles #2by Suzanne Rogerson (2018)
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Fiction | Fantasy
4 StarsBlurb:

The new Sentinel’s reign is doomed to failure unless Tei can prevent the Kalayan people from plunging into war.

With the new Sentinel initiated and the magic restored on Kalaya, life is flourishing for Tei and the exiles. But Rathnor’s plans for war soon escalate and thwart any chance of peace.  Continue reading