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...
The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White Rating - 3.5 out of 5 As a retelling of the Arthurian Legends, The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White asks the question: what would happen if Guinevere were a plant to keep Arthur safe, and not the traditional beautiful maiden? Merlin has charged Guinevere, his daughter, with keeping the new king safe as he rebuilds...
Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett Rating -  5 out of 5 In Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, Angels and Demons run the world pushing humans toward their better natures or evil desires. As a demon Crowley has had an unconventional friendship with Aziraphale for thousands of years. With the forces of evil sending down the...
Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo Rating - 4.5 out of 5 Even though Alina and Mal have made it far away from the Ravka court and the clutches of the Darkling, tensions are still rising. They are soon caught back up in the scandal of the Darkling and thrust into the search for the next amplifier - this time at...
The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden Rating -  4.7 out of 5 Having run away from her family, Vasya is looking to be a traveler far and wide, but only as she pretends to be a boy. While she still courts danger at every turn, she often has help from the supernatural on her journey. With everything in Moscow...
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi Rating - 4.5 out of 5 Years ago, before the beginning of Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi magic was in the ground and air of Orïsha. Then one night, magic was destroyed as all the Maji were killed and a ruthless king ordered the end of magic. Zélie barely remembers...
Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo Rating - 4.5 out of 5 Spoiler Alert - given that this is the third book in the series, even the synopsis is a spoiler. If you’re in the wrong place and would like to read reviews of Shadow and Bone or Siege and Storm, please click the links! Reader beware! :-) Ruin and Rising...
Two Dark Reigns by Kendare Blake Rating -  4 out of 5 In Two Dark Reigns by Kendare Blake the Queens of Fennbirn have been separated from each other and the soul of the Island they were born to. With Arsinoe and Mirabella on the mainland and Katherine on the throne, the balance of the Island is hanging by a thread....