I am so excited to share with you today a historical fantasy romance inspired by The Nutcracker. It’s a great story to read as winter rolls in! Keep reading for an excerpt and a giveaway plus my review! Continue reading
Heart of the Fae (The Otherworld #1) by Emma Hamm (2017)
NA Fiction | Fantasy | Romance
“Beauty and the Beast meets Irish Mythology in this sweeping retelling of the beloved fairytale….
Once upon a time…
A plague sweeps across the emerald hills of Uí Néill, leaving a young midwife’s father with months to live. To save her people, Sorcha makes a deal with a dangerous Fae. She must travel across the sea, through merrow and kelpie lands, to find a forgotten king on a crumbling throne. Continue reading
Beast: A Tale of Love and Revenge by Lisa Jensen (2018)
YA Fiction | Fantasy
“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 Wrath & The Dawn (The Wrath & The Dawn #1) by Renée Ahdieh (2015)
YA Fiction | Romance | Fantasy
“One Life to One Dawn.
In a land ruled by a murderous boy-king, each dawn brings heartache to a new family. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, is a monster. Each night he takes a new bride only to have a silk cord wrapped around her throat come morning. When sixteen-year-old Shahrzad’s dearest friend falls victim to Khalid, Shahrzad vows vengeance and volunteers to be his next bride. Shahrzad is determined not only to stay alive, but to end the caliph’s reign of terror once and for all. Continue reading
Lost Boy: The True Story of Captain Hook by Christina Henry (2017)
Fiction | Fantasy | Horror
“There is one version of my story that everyone knows. And then there is the truth. This is how it happened. How I went from being Peter Pan’s first—and favorite—lost boy to his greatest enemy. Continue reading
The Queens of Innis Lear by Tessa Gratton (2018)
Fiction | Fantasy | Shakespeare Retelling
“A kingdom at risk, a crown divided, a family drenched in blood.
The erratic decisions of a prophecy-obsessed king have drained Innis Lear of its wild magic, leaving behind a trail of barren crops and despondent subjects. Enemy nations circle the once-bountiful isle, sensing its growing vulnerability, hungry to control the ideal port for all trade routes. Continue reading