Sabriel – Garth Nix

  TITLE: Sabriel AUTHOR: Garth Nix SERIES: Abhorsen, #1 RELEASED: September 27th, 1996; HarperCollins GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Sent to a boarding school in Ancelstierre as a young child, Sabriel has had little experience with the random power of Free Magic or the Dead who refuse to stay dead in the Old Kingdom. But during her final semester, her … Continue reading Sabriel – Garth Nix

Every Heart a Doorway – Seanan McGuire

  TITLE: Every Heart a Doorway AUTHOR: Seanan McGuire SERIES: Wayward Children, #1 RELEASED: April 5th, 2016; Tor.com GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: Adult SYNOPSIS: Children have always disappeared under the right conditions; slipping through the shadows under a bed or at the back of a wardrobe, tumbling down rabbit holes and into old wells, and emerging somewhere... else. But magical lands … Continue reading Every Heart a Doorway – Seanan McGuire

The Dollmaker of Krakow – R. M. Romero

    TITLE: The Dollmaker of Krakow AUTHOR: Romero, R. M. RELEASED: September 17th, 2017; Delacorte Press GENRE: Fantasy/Historical Fiction AGE RANGE: MG SYNOPSIS: In the land of dolls, there is magic. In the land of humans, there is war. Everywhere there is pain. But together there is hope. Karolina is a living doll whose king and queen have been overthrown. … Continue reading The Dollmaker of Krakow – R. M. Romero

The Assassin’s Blade – Sarah J. Maas

  TITLE: The Assassin's Blade AUTHOR: Sarah J. Maas RELEASED: March 4th, 2014; Bloomsbury USA Childrens GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: NA SYNOPSIS: Celaena Sardothien is her kingdom's most feared assassin. Though she works for the powerful and ruthless Assassin's Guild, Celaena yields to no one and trusts only her fellow killer-for-hire, Sam. When Celaena's scheming master, Arobynn Hamel, dispatches … Continue reading The Assassin’s Blade – Sarah J. Maas

The Cruel Prince – Holly Black

  TITLE: The Cruel Prince AUTHOR: Holly Black RELEASED: January 2nd, 2018; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever. And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the … Continue reading The Cruel Prince – Holly Black

Down the TBR Hole #13

Down the TBR Hole was originally created over at Lost in a Story, and is a super fun (and simultaneously productive) tag to help you whittle away at those never-ending TBRs! (By the way, you can click on the covers to go to the Goodreads listings!) It works like this: Go to your goodreads to-read shelf. … Continue reading Down the TBR Hole #13

The Hearts We Sold – Emily Lloyd-Jones

“Nothing comes for free. We just don't know what it'll cost.” I can't believe it's taken me three months to write this review, but every time I sat down to attempt it, I just couldn't get the right words on paper. This book meant so much to me. I honestly went into it not expecting … Continue reading The Hearts We Sold – Emily Lloyd-Jones