Tag Archives: YA fantasy

Review: Princess of Dragons by Cordelia Castel

About the book: A disguised princess. A murder most malicious. A dragon condemned to death. Desperate to escape a forced marriage, seventeen-year-old Princess Alba disguises herself to join the all-male Dragon Mage Academy. Her plans go wrong when a dragon … Continue reading

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Review: Fae Hunter by Sarah K Wilson

About the book: Our lives are nursery rhymes and faerie stories now, Allie. When Allie Hunter’s twin sister steps through a magic circle into the Faerie realm, she opens the door to deadly fae, bent on causing havoc and harm … Continue reading

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Review: Voice of Power by Melanie Cellier

About the book: In Elena’s world words have power over life and death—but none more so than hers. As the daughter of shopkeepers, Elena has always known that the mysteries of reading and writing are closed to her. Only the … Continue reading

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Review: Awaken by Skye Malone

About the book: Dive into an underwater world of ancient secrets, dark magic, and love that will risk it all… Running away from home was never Chloe Kowalski’s plan. Neither was ending up the target of killers, or having her … Continue reading

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Review: Dragon Trials by Ava Richardson

About the book: High-born Agathea Flamma intends to bring honor to her family by following in her brothers’ footsteps and taking her rightful place as a Dragon Rider. With her only other option being marriage, Thea will not accept failure. … Continue reading

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Runes by Ednah Walters

‘A fast-paced, exciting read with an absolute scorcher of a hero’ Runes by Ednah Walters is the first book in a YA series based on Norse mythology, a subject close to my heart as I’m half Swedish.  I was interested … Continue reading

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The Potion Diaries by Amy Alward

When Princess Evelyn of Nova accidentally takes a love potion she intended for her boyfriend, she ends up falling in love with her own reflection. The impossibility of her love sends her to the edge of madness and threatens to … Continue reading

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The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

“A forbidden romance.  A deadly plague.  Earth’s fate hinges on one girl …” I’m not really into dystopian novels but I DO love fairy tales, so when a friend offered to lend me the first parts of this series, I … Continue reading

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‘Welcome to Shadowhunter Academy’ by Cassandra Clare

Review by Gill-Marie Stewart I chose to read this book after seeing the level of enthusiasm from teens for all things Cassandra Clare at YALC (Young Adult Literature Convention). I came to it ignorant of what she had written previously, … Continue reading

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Sweet Venom, Sweet Shadows and Sweet Legacy (the Sweet Venom trilogy) by Tera Lynn Childs

Three teenage descendants of Medusa, the once beautiful gorgon maligned by myth, must reunite and embrace their ancient legacy in a world where monsters lurk in plain sight … I picked up a copy of the first book in this … Continue reading

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