Radiance is the first book in The Wraith Kings series by Grace Draven. With the cultural divide that currently besets America, I loved how the author addressed how two dramatically different cultures can peacefully co-exist. A very timely story with far-reaching implications. SUMMARY: ~THE PRINCE OF NO VALUE~ Brishen Khaskem, prince of the Kai, has lived content as the nonessential spare heir to a throne … Continue reading Book Review of Radiance by Grace Draven
Rite of Redemption is the third and final book in the Acceptance dystopian trilogy by Sarah Negovetich. SUMMARY (from back): Rebecca escaped the PIT, found a family among the Freeman…and watched too many loved ones die. All she wants is the Cardinal to leave her in peace, but he’s made it clear that’s never going to happen. When the Cardinal attacks other Freeman villages, she finally … Continue reading Book Review of Rite of Redemption by Sarah Negovetich
I am saddened to be writing this review for it is my review of the final book in the Air Awakens series by Elise Kova, a series that I have loved dearly. I am not ready to say goodbye to my new friends. SUMMARY: Long live Solaris. One bloodthirsty ruler has been overthrown by another, casting the shadow of death over the Solaris Empire. Vhalla Yarl … Continue reading Book Review of Crystal Crowned by Elise Kova
Is this an amazing cover or what?? I’ve extolled the amazingness of fellow author, Elise Kova, throughout her debut series, Air Awakens. With that series now concluded, she’s on to her next project, The Loom Saga. And I’m excited to share the cover!!! The release date is January 10, 2017 and I can’t wait! Summary: Her vengeance. His vision. Ari lost everything she once loved when … Continue reading Cover Reveal: The Alchemists of the Loom by Elise Kova
A fun tale with a hint of Russian history mixed in. That’s how I summarize The Crown’s Game by debut author Evelyn Skye. SUMMARY (from back): 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 two in Russia—and with the Ottoman Empire and the Kazakhs threatening, … Continue reading Book Review of The Crown’s Game
Humans can’t see lucents… except for Eris. Sixteen year old Eris Payton wants more than anything to fit in – struggling to reinvent herself – when she meets Nelson, who offers an escape from her current hell into the unknown shadows of his world, and she can’t say no before she learns just how different she really is… changing her life in a way she … Continue reading Cover Reveal of Ann Snizek’s Latest YA Sci Fi!
Liz Long, an amazing author friend of mine, is celebrating today as she reveals the super awesome cover of the third and final book in her Heroes of Acania trilogy and I’m leading a cheer squad for her!! Check it out! SuperNova (HoA #1), Fortune’s Favor (HoA #2), Unbreakable (HoA #3) Heroes of Arcania Trilogy COVER REVEAL May 26th, 2016 Book One: The streets of Arcania are overrun with … Continue reading Cover Reveal… Drum Roll Please…
Amazingly beautiful cover! So many unexpected twists. An ending I had to read twice as more and more depth was revealed. Oh so good! That’s A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas. SUMMARY (from back): Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court–but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, … Continue reading Review of A Court of Mist and Fury
Unique in a way that makes you fall even more in in love with the characters–that’s how I summarize this Beauty and the Beast retelling by Sarah J. Maas. SUMMARY (from back): When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers … Continue reading Review of A Court of Thorns and Roses
Every once in a while I have the privilege of helping a fellow author celebrate the birth of a new creation! Today I am doing just that with my friend Annie Douglass Lima and her latest book The Gladiator and the Guard! Please join me in welcoming a new YA fantasy book into the world! She writes: I’m excited to announce that my young adult action … Continue reading Please Welcome A New YA Fantasy into the World!