Category: Fantasy

Crooked Kingdom // My New Favorite Book

Posted October 13, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Reviews / 3 Comments
Crooked Kingdom // My New Favorite Book

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo Rating: 5/5 stars Published: September 27, 2016 by Henry Holt and Company Pages: 536 (hardcover) Series: Second in a duology Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Summary from Goodreads: When you can’t beat the odds, change the game. Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn’t think they’d survive. But instead of divvying […]

The Dream Thieves // An Even Better Sequel

Posted September 28, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Reviews / 0 Comments
The Dream Thieves // An Even Better Sequel

The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater Rating: 5/5 stars Published: September 17, 203 by Scholastic Press Pages: 437 (hardcover) Series: Second in a four book series Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Fantasy Summary from Goodreads: If you could steal things from dreams, what would you take? Ronan Lynch has secrets. Some he keeps from others. Some he keeps from himself. One secret: Ronan can bring things out […]

Empire of Storms // An Amazing Addition to an Amazing Series

Posted September 15, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Reviews / 2 Comments
Empire of Storms // An Amazing Addition to an Amazing Series

Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas Rating: 4.5/5 stars Published: September 6, 2016 by Bloomsbury Pages: 693 (hardcover) Series: Fifth in a six book series Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Summary from Goodreads: The long path to the throne has only just begun for Aelin Galathynius. Loyalties have been broken and bought, friends have been lost and gained, and those who possess magic find […]

The Raven Boys // A Spectacular but Very Odd Read

Posted September 8, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Reviews / 3 Comments
The Raven Boys // A Spectacular but Very Odd Read

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater Rating: 5/5 stars Published: September 18, 2012 Pages: 409 (hardcover) Series: First in a series of four books Summary from Goodreads: Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue never sees them–until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks to her. His name […]

Mini Reviews // The Unexpected Everything & Six of Crows

Posted September 5, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Contemporary, Fantasy, Reviews / 4 Comments
Mini Reviews // The Unexpected Everything & Six of Crows

The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson Rating: 5/5 stars Published: May 3, 2016 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Pages: 517 Series: none Summary from Goodreads: Andie had it all planned out. When you are a politician’s daughter who’s pretty much raised yourself, you learn everything can be planned or spun, or both. Especially your future. Important internship? Check. Amazing […]

Rebel of the Sands

Posted September 1, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Reviews / 0 Comments
Rebel of the Sands

Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton Rating: 3/5 stars Published: March 8, 2016 by Viking Pages: 314 Series: First in a trilogy Summary from Goodreads: Mortals rule the desert nation of Miraji, but mythical beasts still roam the wild and remote areas, and rumor has it that somewhere, djinn still perform their magic.  For humans, it’s an unforgiving place, especially […]

Rebel Spring

Posted August 22, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Reviews / 1 Comment
Rebel Spring

Rebel Spring by Morgan Rhodes Rating: 4.5/5 stars Published: December 3, 2013 by Razorbill Pages: 401 hardcover Genre: YA High Fantasy Series: #2 in the Falling Kingdoms series Summary from Goodreads:  The road to power… is paved with blood and magic. Cleo is now a prisoner in her own palace, forced to be an ambassador for Mytica as the evil King […]

The Crown’s Game

Posted August 18, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Reviews / 9 Comments
The Crown’s Game

  The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye Rating: 3.5/5 stars Published: May 12, 2016 Pages: 399 Genre: YA Historical Fiction, Fantasy Series: First in a duology Summary from Goodreads:Vika Andreyeva can summon the snow and turn ash into gold. Nikolai Karimov can see through walls and conjure bridges out of thin air. They are enchanters—the only […]

This Savage Song

Posted August 15, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Dystopian, Fantasy, Reviews / 6 Comments
This Savage Song

This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab Rating: four out of five stars Published: July 5, 2016 Pages: 427 Summary from Goodreads: There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes […]

The Wrath and the Dawn

Posted August 11, 2016 by Adalyn in Books, Fantasy, Reviews / 6 Comments
The Wrath and the Dawn

The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh Rating: five out of five stars Published: May 12, 2015 Pages: 388 Summary from Goodreads: One Life to One Dawn. In a land ruled by a murderous boy-king, each dawn brings heartache to a new family. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, is a monster. Each night he takes a […]