Hero at the Fall by Alwyn Hamilton – Spoiler Free Review

Title: Hero at the Fall Author: Alwyn Hamilton Series Name: Rebel of the Sands Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: Feb 1st, 2018 Pages: 506 (Paperback) Publishers: Faber & Faber Rating: Once, in the desert country of Miraji, there was a Sultan without an heir. The heir had been killed by his own brother, the treacherous Rebel Prince, who was consumed by jealousy … Continue reading Hero at the Fall by Alwyn Hamilton – Spoiler Free Review

The Mage Heir by Kathryn Sommerlot – Spoiler Free Review

Title: The Mage Heir Author: Kathryn Sommerlot Series Name: The Life Siphon Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: March 15th, 2018 Pages: 367 (eBook) Publishers: Not sure as Goodreads doesn't say and Kathryn doesn't mention it in her email. Rating: Traitor: that’s what Tatsu is now. On the run from both Runon and Chayd, Tatsu and Yudai’s only hope for survival is to disappear … Continue reading The Mage Heir by Kathryn Sommerlot – Spoiler Free Review

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert – Spoiler Free Review

Title: The Hazel Wood Author: Melissa Albert Series Name: The Hazel Wood Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: Feb 8th, 2018 Pages: 355 (Paperback) Publishers: Penguin Rating: Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice's life on the road, always a step ahead of the strange bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice's grandmother, the reclusive author of a … Continue reading The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert – Spoiler Free Review

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

2017 YA Reading Challenge Wrap Up

So 2017 is over and it's time to wrap up the 2017 YA Reading Challenge! I don't know if this is happening again in 2018 as when I clicked the link to the host's blog, the link no longer works! 1. Ice Like Fire by Sara Raasch 2. Frost Like Night by Sara Raasch 3. … Continue reading 2017 YA Reading Challenge Wrap Up

The Third Day, The Frost by John Marsden – Spoiler Free Review

Title: The Third Day, The Frost Author: John Marsden Series: Tomorrow #3 Genre: YA War Fiction Publication Date: April 26th, 2012 (first published in 1995) Pages: 278 (Paperback) Publishers: Quercus Rating: Ellie and her friends have achieved more than they ever thought possible as an unarmed bunch of amateur teenage fighters. But it's not enough. The war wages on, their families are … Continue reading The Third Day, The Frost by John Marsden – Spoiler Free Review