Song of the Dead (Reign of the Fallen, #2) — Sarah Glenn Marsh

TITLE: Song of the Dead AUTHOR: Sarah Glenn Marsh SERIES: Reign of the Fallen, #2 RELEASES: January 29th, 2019; Razorbill GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA Karthia has changed, and the people are changing with it—for better and for worse. Odessa has set out on an oceanic journey with Meredy and Kasmira, but nothing can prepare them for the war they’ll […]

Read More

The Gilded Wolves — Roshani Chokshi

TITLE: The Gilded Wolves AUTHOR: Roshani Chokshi SERIES: The Gilded Wolves, #1 RELEASES: January 15th, 2019; Wednesday Books GENRE: Historical/Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA The setting is Paris, 1889, and the world is a strange and industrious place, run by Forgers and curators of fantastical items. Séverin is a treasure-hunter with a crew, and he’s looking to find the item he […]

Read More

Snow in Love [fluffy YA contemporary anthology]

TITLE: Snow in Love AUTHORS: Kasie West, Aimee Friedman, Melissa de la Cruz, Nic Stone RELEASED: October 30th, 2018; Point GENRE: Contemporary AGE RANGE: YA Like many of us in the fandom of YA contemporary reads, I love a good, fluffy Christmas story, but I find that “fluffy” contemporary works best for me in short formatting, so that […]

Read More

MINI REVIEWS: Check, Please! Vol. 1; The Halloween Tree; Evenfall; Super Chill

The last mini review post went over well, so I decided to start making this an occasional thing! This week’s mini review round-up includes two graphic novels, one MG horror novella, and one YA fantasy novel. Some the reviews below are the shortened version of my review, but the “goodreads” link buttons will take you […]

Read More

Finding Baba Yaga — Jane Yolen

TITLE: Finding Baba Yaga AUTHOR: Jane Yolen RELEASES: October 30th, 2018; TorDotCom GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA PAGE COUNT: 144 SYNOPSIS: A harsh, controlling father. A quiescent mother. A house that feels like anything but a home. Natasha gathers the strength to leave, and comes upon a little house in the wood: A house that walks about on […]

Read More

October TBR: Too Many Books, Too Little Time

All year, I swore that I would catch up on all of my fall ARCs by September 30th so that October could be totally dedicated to mood reading, yet here we are, and… well, that didn’t happen. At all. So, a few plans for this month are: OWNtober — reading books from my backlist that […]

Read More

Strange Grace — Tessa Gratton

TITLE: Strange Grace AUTHOR: Tessa Gratton RELEASES: September 18th, 2018; Margaret K. McElderry Books GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Long ago, a village made a bargain with the devil: to ensure their prosperity, when the Slaughter Moon rises, the village must sacrifice a young man into the depths of the Devil’s Forest. Only this year, the Slaughter Moon has […]

Read More