“An enchanting, compelling, and deliciously tragic addition to the Odysseus lore . . .”
“Rust in the Root is an absolute delight of a book, with thick worldbuilding, a complex magic system, discussions of race, power, gender, and sexuality—all wrapped
In this genderbending and queer retelling of Sleeping Beauty, treasure hunter Fi finds herself tasked with saving the cursed prince Briar Rose.
In the final book of the trilogy, Jetta Chantray, necromancer and shadow player, must finish her quest to save her people, her land, and kill her biological undead father.
Jetta Chantray, necromancer, remains on the run from the army and rebels, all who seek the power of her blood.
“Seasons of the Storm is a unique, fresh love story with the feel of a fantasy.
“Poston’s loose adaptation of Beauty is enjoyable, moving, and easy to read, like eating a smooth, sweet bowl of ice cream.”
“A rollicking blend of horror story, adventure, and fantasy, Angel Mage rises to a dramatic climax that will satisfy fans of all these genres.”
“Kira is a heroine that readers will root for as they explore the world of Japanese folklore, YA-style.”
“Holly Black weaves a compelling spell that’s certain to ensorcell her readers.
"This book is highly recommended for anyone who enjoys fantasy, magic, complex relationships, and family dynamics.
“Trelease’s tale deftly weaves together fantasy, history, sisterly conflict, and young love into a rich tapestry. Her story brims with lovely, vivid descriptions . . .”
When you read a few hundred novels a year, you learn to tell from page one who’s got the storyteller gene. Or at least the storycrafter skill.
“Caine’s craftmanship is nothing short of brilliant.”
“Trying to hide or control powerful magic is not an uncommon theme in young adult literature; melding that theme with a fight club scenario is unique and makes for a good read.”
“dark and violent, while also beautiful. The protagonist is a young teen, but the themes are harsh and painful. The fantasy aspects allow the darkness to come to life . . .”
“Those who have been waiting a long time for this new addition to the Shadowhunters series will be thrilled with the story brought to them by Clare and Chu.”
“Anyone looking for a deep, thoughtful story about love and life and coming of age will enjoy the relationships, the search, and the lovely magic that may or may not be a part of every pers
“This book will appeal to teens—or adults—who like dark murder mysteries with just a touch of supernatural terror.”
“Spooner deftly paints a portrait of a woman born before her time and coming to enjoy the borrowed freedoms her secret identity provides. . . .
“with lots of action and palace intrigue, the novel is a page turner.”
“a lively, action-packed tale. Fantasy fans and heist aficionados alike will delight in Sky’s adventures and cheer on her ragtag team of thieves.”
“Like the faerie folk whose wicked doings it depicts, The Wicked King is truly spellbinding, with an ending that will leave its readers panting for the next installment.”
“This young adult fantasy is dark and deftly drawn, an intriguing blend of The Hunger Games and a Japanese Cinderella story turned inside out.”
“The scope of this brilliantly imagined story is breathtaking. In it we cross dimensions and enter worlds never before seen . . .”