The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi Rating - 4 out of 5 In The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi, Maya, is a forgotten princess. Growing up in her father's harem, she is often ignored or else reviled because her horoscope spells death and misfortune. When the kingdom needs her, Maya is called upon to marry which leads to an adventure where...
One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake  Rating -  4.75 out of 5 One Dark Throne, the second installment in Kendare Blake's brutal fantasy series, is the beginning of the end. The triplet queens are back and this time they are ready to fulfill their destiny. With one of them to be crowned by the end of the year, who will win and...
The Bear and the Nightingale Rating -  5 out of 5 The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden opens deep in the forests of Russia; there lives a girl, Vasya, and her family that are caught in a world between the christian God and the gods of old. While there is mostly a peace between these two opposing forces, the...
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo Rating -  4.7 out of 5 Alina Starkov is an orphan in the Kingdom of Ravka who has always blended in. One fateful day when she is brought into the Unsea, a dark no-man's-land filled with monsters she shows that she...
Cress by Marissa Meyer Rating -  4.5 out of 5 Cress by Marissa Meyer makes Rapunzel look like an easy situation. While Rapunzel was stuck in a tower Crescent 'Cress' is stuck in a satellite orbiting above the earth. When she comes into contact with Cinder's crew, she begins to help them. They plan to save her from her high tower...
A Court of Thorns and Roses Rating - 4.25 out of 5 In A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas, Feyre, a human, finds herself in trouble with the faerie world. Forced to live in the court of one of the high lords of the faerie realm, she slowly unravels complex world around her. Things are not all that...
The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert Rating -  4.5 out of 5 In The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert, Alice Proserpine led a nomadic life with her mother throughout her childhood. Her mother always moved her around to keep her safe from her grandmother and the...
Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake Rating -  4.75 out of 5 Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake is a vicious novel. Perfect for October, Blake sets the stage for three young sisters and queens all with varying degrees of magical powers to compete for the crown once they turn 16. While their childhoods were violent and dark, it will only...