Red Rising

Red Rising (Red Rising #1) by Pierce Brown (2014)

red rising

(YA) Fiction | Sci-Fi | Dystopia
5 stars
Blurb:

“I live for the dream that my children will be born free,” she says. “That they will be what they like. That they will own the land their father gave them.”

“I live for you,” I say sadly.

Eo kisses my cheek. “Then you must live for more.”

Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. Continue reading

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Champions: At Fire’s End

Champions: At Fire’s End (Champions #1) by Charlotte Jain (2015)
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Champions At Fire's End

YA Fiction | Fantasy | Mythology
3.5 Stars
Blurb:

“Seventeen-year-old best friends, April and Kyle, are thrown into the final battle of the Titan and Olympian war. Locked into an endless struggle, the Immortals have finally reached a solution – bestow mortal Champions with control over the elements to wage their final campaign.  Continue reading

A Court of Wings and Ruin

A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses #3) by Sarah J. Maas (2017)

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NA Fiction | Fantasy | (TV-MA)
4.5 stars
Blurb:

“Looming war threatens all Feyre holds dear in the third volume of the #1 New York Times bestselling A Court of Thorns and Rosesseries.

Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin’s maneuverings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit-and one slip may spell doom not only for Feyre, but for her world as well.  Continue reading

The Winner’s Curse

The Winner’s Curse (The Winner’s Trilogy #1) by Marie Rutkoski (2014)

the winner's curse

YA Fiction | Fantasy
4 Stars
Blurb:

Winning what you want may cost you everything you love…

As a general’s daughter in a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers, seventeen-year-old Kestrel has two choices: she can join the military or get married. But Kestrel has other intentions.  Continue reading

All the Stars in the Sky

All the Stars in the Sky (Until the End of the World #3) by Sarah Lyons Fleming (2015)

all the stars in the sky

NA Fiction | Zombies | Sci-Fi | (TV-14)
4.5 stars
Blurb:

“Cassie Forrest has sworn she’ll never let the world get the best of her again.
She’s chosen to believe everything will be all right.

But on a journey filled with heartbreak and madness and zombies, Cassie and her friends must struggle to stay alive—and it’s hard to believe in a future when survival seems unlikely.” 
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Witch’s Pyre

Witch’s Pyre (Worldwalker #3) by Josephine Angelini (2016)

Witch's Pyre

YA Fiction | Paranormal Fantasy
4.5 stars
Blurb:

“Lily Proctor has come a long way from the weak, sickly girl she used to be. She has gained power as a witch and a leader, found her way home, chosen to face battle again, and (after losing her first love and being betrayed by her new love) she has learned more about loss and grief than she ever wanted to know.

Thrust once again into a society different from anything they have ever seen, Lily and her coven are determined to find answers―to find a new path to victory, a way to defeat the monstrous Woven without resorting to nuclear weapons or becoming a tyrannical mass murderer like her alternate self, Lillian. But sometimes winning requires sacrifices . . . and when the only clear path to victory lies at Lillian’s side, what price will Lily be willing to pay?  Continue reading

Clockwork Angel

Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1) by Cassandra Clare (2010)
Clockwork Angel
YA Fiction | Paranormal
4 Stars
Blurb:

“In a time when Shadowhunters are barely winning the fight against the forces of darkness, one battle will change the course of history forever. Welcome to the Infernal Devices trilogy, a stunning and dangerous prequel to the New York Timesbestselling Mortal Instruments series.

The year is 1878. Tessa Gray descends into London’s dark supernatural underworld in search of her missing brother. She soon discovers that her only allies are the demon-slaying Shadowhunters—including Will and Jem, the mysterious boys she is attracted to. Soon they find themselves up against the Pandemonium Club, a secret organization of vampires, demons, warlocks, and humans. Equipped with a magical army of unstoppable clockwork creatures, the Club is out to rule the British Empire, and only Tessa and her allies can stop them…”
-Goodreads  Continue reading