Grace and Fury — Tracy Banghart

This book has been fairly hyped lately, mainly for its claims as a staunchly feminist YA fantasy. You guys already know I’m here for all the feminist reads, so I was pretty excited to pick this one up. When it comes to ARCs, I usually like to go in without knowing much about the story in advance, but a lot of my friends posted reviews for this book over the last week or so, so I had to peek—and found that I ended up agreeing with almost all of them.

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Children of Blood and Bone — Tomi Adeyemi

TITLE: Children of Blood and Bone AUTHOR: Tomi Adeyemi SERIES: Legacy of Orïsha, #1 RELEASED: March 6th, 2018; Henry Holt Books for Young Readers GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic […]

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Sky in the Deep — Adrienne Young

TITLE: Sky in the Deep AUTHOR: Adrienne Young RELEASED: April 24th, 2018; Wednesday Books GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS:OND ELDR. BREATHE FIRE. Raised to be a warrior, seventeen-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient rivalry against the Riki clan. Her life is brutal but simple: fight and survive. Until the day she sees the impossible […]

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Ruin and Rising — Leigh Bardugo

  TITLE: Ruin and Rising AUTHOR: Leigh Bardugo SERIES: Grisha Verse, #3 RELEASED: June 17th, 2014; Henry Holt and Company GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: The capital has fallen. The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Now the nation’s fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army. […]

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Siege and Storm — Leigh Bardugo

  TITLE: Siege and Storm AUTHOR: Leigh Bardugo RELEASED: June 4th, 2013; Henry Holt and Company GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land. She finds starting new is not easy while keeping her identity […]

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Reign of the Fallen – Sarah Glenn Marsh (Spoiler-Free ARC Review)

  TITLE: Reign of the Fallen AUTHOR: Sarah Glenn Marsh RELEASES: January 23, 2018; Razorbill GENRE: Fantasy AGE RANGE: YA SYNOPSIS: Odessa is one of Karthia’s master necromancers, catering to the kingdom’s ruling Dead. Whenever a noble dies, it’s Odessa’s job to raise them by retrieving their souls from a dreamy and dangerous shadow world called the Deadlands. But there is […]

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Rosemarked – Livia Blackburne

DNF @ 63% I really, really, hate to do this, but I have to put this book down. I’ve been working on it since November 1st (so, just over a month), and I’m only at 63%, despite many other books having come and gone in the last month. I just can’t seem to get attached […]

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