The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton – Spoiler Free Review

Title: The Belles Author: Dhonielle Clayton Series Name: The Belles #1 Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: Feb 6th, 2018 Pages: 317 (Hardback) Publishers: Hachette Australia Rating: Camellia Beauregard is a Belle. In the opulent world of Orléans, Belles are revered, for they control Beauty, and Beauty is a commodity coveted above all else. In Orléans, the people are born gray, they … Continue reading The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton – Spoiler Free Review

Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire – Spoiler Free Review

Title: Down Among the Sticks and Bones Author: Seanan McGuire Series: Wayward Children #1 Genre: YA Diverse Fantasy Horror Publication Date: June 13th, 2017 Pages: 189 (Hardback) Publishers: Tor Rating: Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children. This is the story of what happened first… … Continue reading Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire – Spoiler Free Review

Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire – Spoiler Free Review

Title: Every Heart a Doorway Author: Seanan McGuire Series: Wayward Children #1 Genre: YA Diverse Fantasy Publication Date: April 5th, 2016 Pages: 173 (Hardback) Publishers: Tor Rating: Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children No Solicitations No Visitors No Quests Children have always disappeared under the right conditions; slipping through the shadows under a bed or at the back of a wardrobe, tumbling … Continue reading Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire – Spoiler Free Review

Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab – Spoiler Free Review

Title: Our Dark Duet Author: Victoria Schwab Series: Monsters of Verity Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: June 13th, 2017 Pages: 510 (Paperback) Publishers: Greenwillow Books Rating: THE WORLD IS BREAKING. AND SO ARE THEY. KATE HARKER isn't afraid of monsters. She hunts them. And she's good at it. AUGUST FLYNN once yearned to be human. He has a part to play. And he will … Continue reading Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab – Spoiler Free Review

Everless by Sara Holland – Spoiler Free Review

Title: Everless Author: Sara Holland Series: Untitled Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: Jan 4th, 2018 Pages: 362 (Paperback) Publishers: Hachette Children's Books, Australia Rating: In the kingdom of Sempera, time is currency—extracted from blood, bound to iron, and consumed to add time to one’s own lifespan. The rich aristocracy, like the Gerlings, tax the poor to the hilt, extending their own lives … Continue reading Everless by Sara Holland – Spoiler Free Review

The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo – Spoiler Free Review

Title: The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Author: Leigh Bardugo Series Name: The Grishaverse Genre: YA Fantasy Short Stories Publication Date: Sept 26th, 2017 Pages: 281 (Hardback) Publishers: Orion Children's Books Rating: Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns. Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts and … Continue reading The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo – Spoiler Free Review

Runebinder by Alex R. Khaler – Spoiler Free Review

Title: Runebinder Author: Alex R. Kahler Series Name: The Runebinder Chronicles Genre: YA Diverse Fantasy Publication Date: Nov 20th, 2017 Pages: 400 (Hardcover) Publishers: Harlequin (Australia) TEEN Rating: Magic is risen. When magic returned to the world, it could have saved humanity, but greed and thirst for power caused mankind's downfall instead. Now once-human monsters called Howls prowl abandoned streets, their hunger … Continue reading Runebinder by Alex R. Khaler – Spoiler Free Review