I received this arc in exchange for an honest review. I don’t have much to say about this book overall, other than I didn’t really like it.
Title: A Song of Wraiths and RuinSeries: A Song of Wraiths and Ruin #1Author: Roseanne A. BrownGenre: Young Adult, FantasyPublisher: Balzer + BrayRelease Date: June 2, 2020Format: HardbackPage Count: 420Source: Owned Goodreads Synopsis For Malik, the Solstasia festival is a chance to escape his war-stricken home and start a new life with his sisters in the prosperous desert city of Ziran. But when a vengeful spirit abducts Malik’s younger sister, Nadia, as payment into the city, Malik strikes a fatal deal—kill Karina, Crown Princess of Ziran, for Nadia’s freedom. But Karina has deadly aspirations of her own. Her mother, the Sultana, has been assassinated; her court threatens […]
Author: Shea Ernshaw Genre: Young Adult/paranormal Pages: 310 Format: Hardcover Rating: Description: Welcome to the cursed town of Sparrow… Where, two centuries ago, three sisters were sentenced to death for witchery. Stones were tied to their ankles and they were drowned in the deep waters surrounding the town. Now, for a brief time each summer, the sisters return, stealing the bodies of three weak-hearted girls so that they may seek their revenge, luring boys into the harbor and pulling them under. Like many locals, seventeen-year-old Penny Talbot has accepted the fate of the town. But this year, on the […]
Author: Ava Morgyn Genre: Young Adult/paranormal Pages: 277 Format: E-Book Rating: Description: Olivia Foster hasn’t felt alive since her little brother drowned in the backyard pool three years ago. Then Kara Hallas moves in across the street with her mother and grandmother, and Olivia is immediately drawn to these three generations of women. Kara is particularly intoxicating, so much so that Olivia not only comes to accept Kara’s morbid habit of writing to men on death row, she helps her do it. They sign their letters as the Resurrection Girls. But as Kara’s friendship pulls Olivia out of the […]
Author: Sara Raasch Genre: Fantasy/Young Adult Pages: 474 Format: Hardcover Rating: Description: Three people — three different stories all twisted together. Lu is a former revolutionary, Vex a former prisoner turned pirate and Ben is a heretic. When a Argridian delegate vanishes during peace talks, they are all forced to make choices. Conspiracies arise and truths are revealed…will anyone be left standing at the end?
Two years ago, Louise le Blanc fled her coven and took shelter in the city of Cesarine, forsaking all magic and living off whatever she could steal. There, witches like Lou are hunted. They are feared. And they are burned. Sworn to the Church as a Chasseur, Reid Diggory has lived his life by one principle: thou shalt not suffer a witch to live. His path was never meant to cross with Lou’s, but a wicked stunt forces them into an impossible union—holy matrimony. The war between witches and Church is an ancient one, and Lou’s most dangerous enemies bring a fate […]
Author: Jean Rabe Genre: mystery Pages: 259 Format: e-book Rating: Description: Piper is the new Sheriff, and she is up against more than murderers, she is up against the people who work for her as well. Her father, the former sheriff who was respected by all retired, but still has his hands in the department. Not only does Piper have to contend with all of that, she has to solve an old murder case as well. Nothing is ever easy…
Author: Tricia Levenseller Genre: YA/Fantasy Pages: 311 Format: hardback Rating: Description: Alosa is the daughter of the pirate king, sent to to find and retrieve a map that leads to a magnificent treasure. To obtain said map she must get captured by another pirate crew and then escape with said map and Alosa is not at all daunted at this task — the only problem is Riden, the second mate.
Author: Amie Kaufman and Jay KristoffGenre: YA/Science Fiction Pages: 473Format: hardbackRating: Description: It is 2380, and six cadets are assigned their first mission after their graduation from Aurora Academy. Tyler is the leader of this group — a group that can’t seem to get along with each other. That isn’t the only problem he’s got, he rescued a girl from a cryo-sleep of two hundred years. And for some reason, a war is going to be started over her?? Review I don’t like science fiction. I don’t read it — I can’t get into it. So why did […]
Author: Hillary Monahan Genre: Young Adult -paranormal Pages: 272 Format: hardcover Rating: Description: Bethan is an apprentice to a healer, Drina. She and Drina are Romani — and this sometimes causes problems for them. But Bet befriends a half-Roma young man in a nearby town. When she does, Silas and his friends brutally assault both Bet and Martyn. To save him, Bet must preform a spell, but the ingredients are gruesome. If the boys who assaulted them don’t come […]