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    The Priory Of The Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon // Book Review

    Title: The Priory Of The Orange Tree Author: Samantha Shannon Genre(s): Fantasy, Adult Page Count: 827 Purchase: Amazon ~ Kindle ~ Book Depository_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Synopsis: A world divided.A queendom without an heir.An ancient enemy awakens. The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm from destruction—but assassins are getting closer to her door. Ead Duryan is an outsider at court. Though she has risen to the position of lady-in-waiting, she is loyal to a hidden society of mages. Ead keeps a watchful eye on Sabran, secretly protecting her with forbidden magic. Across the dark sea,…

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    Ruin And Rising by Leigh Bardugo // Book Review

    Title: Ruin And Rising Author: Leigh Bardugo Series: Shadow And Bone (#3) Genre(s): Fantasy, Young Adult Page Count: 480 Purchase: Amazon ~ Kindle ~ Book Depository ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Synopsis: The capital has fallen. The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Now the nation’s fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army. Deep in an ancient network of tunnels and caverns, a weakened Alina must submit to the dubious protection of the Apparat and the zealots who worship her as a Saint. Yet her plans lie elsewhere, with the hunt for the elusive firebird and the hope that an outlaw…

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    Siege And Storm by Leigh Bardugo

    Title: Siege And Storm Author: Leigh Bardugo Series: Shadow And Bone (#2) Genre(s): Fantasy, Young Adult Page Count: 496 Purchase: Amazon ~ Kindle ~ Book Depository _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Synopsis: Darkness never dies. Hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land. She finds starting new is not easy while keeping her identity as the Sun Summoner a secret. She can’t outrun her past or her destiny for long. The Darkling has emerged from the Shadow Fold with a terrifying new power and a dangerous plan that will test the very boundaries of the…

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    Review: Shadow And Bone by Leigh Bardugo

    Title: Shadow And BoneAuthor: Leigh BardugoSeries: Shadow And Bone (#1)Publication Date: June 5th, 2012Genre(s): Fantasy, Young AdultPage Count: 416Order On AmazonAdd To Goodreads Synopsis: Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee. Alina Starkov has never been good at anything. But when her regiment is attacked on the Fold and her best friend is brutally injured, Alina reveals a dormant power that saves his life—a power that could be the key to setting her war-ravaged…

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    Review: Kingdom Cold by Brittni Chenelle

    Title: Kingdom Cold Author: Brittni Chenelle Expected Publication Date: February 14th, 2019 Genre(s): Young Adult, Fantasy Page Count: 276 Order On Amazon Add To Goodreads Synopsis: Attempted murder, that’s how sixteen-year-old Princess Charlotte’s engagement starts. It seems like the only thing she has in common with Prince Young of Vires is their mutual discontent. When her kingdom’s attacked, Charlotte’s parents renegotiate her hand in marriage to a handsome stranger with a sinister plan. With the people Charlotte loves dying around her, and her kingdom’s future at stake, the only person she can turn to is the prince she betrayed. But, should she save her kingdom or her heart? One must…

  • fantasy,  review,  v.e. schwab

    Book Review: A Conjuring Of Light by V.E. Schwab

    Title: A Conjuring Of Light Author: V.E. Schwab Series: Shades Of Magic (#3) Publication Date: February 21st, 2017 Genre(s): Fantasy Page Count: 624 Order On Amazon Add To Goodreads Synopsis: Witness the fate of beloved heroes – and enemies. THE BALANCE OF POWER HAS FINALLY TIPPED…The precarious equilibrium among four Londons has reached its breaking point. Once brimming with the red vivacity of magic, darkness casts a shadow over the Maresh Empire, leaving a space for another London to rise. WHO WILL CRUMBLE?Kell – once assumed to be the last surviving Antari – begins to waver under the pressure of competing loyalties. And in the wake of tragedy, can Arnes…

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    Book Review: The Wicked King by Holly Black

    Title: The Wicked KingAuthor: Holly BlackSeries: The Folk Of The Air (2) Publication Date: January 8th, 2019 Genre(s): Fantasy, Young Adult Page Count: 322 Order On Amazon Add To Goodreads Synopsis:  You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring. The first lesson is to make yourself that strong. Jude has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself the power behind the throne. Navigating the constantly shifting political alliances of Faerie would be difficult enough if Cardan were biddable. But he does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her, even as his fascination with her remains undiminished. When it becomes…

  • 3.5 stars,  fantasy,  review,  v.e. schwab

    Review: A Darker Shade Of Magic by V.E. Schwab

    Book 55/50 Title: A Darker Shade Of Magic Author: V.E. Schwab Released: February 24th, 2015 Genre(s): FantasyPage Count: 398 Purchase: Amazon – Kindle – Audiobook Synopsis:  Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black. Kell was raised in Arnes—Red London—and officially serves the Maresh Empire as an ambassador, traveling between the frequent bloody regime changes in White London and the court of George III in the dullest of Londons, the one without any magic left to see. Unofficially, Kell is a smuggler, servicing people willing to pay for even the smallest glimpses…

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    Book Review: Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J. Maas

    Synopsis:Aelin has risked everything to save her people―but at a tremendous cost. Locked within an iron coffin by the Queen of the Fae, Aelin must draw upon her fiery will as she endures months of torture. Aware that yielding to Maeve will doom those she loves keeps her from breaking, though her resolve begins to unravel with each passing day… With Aelin captured, Aedion and Lysandra remain the last line of defense to protect Terrasen from utter destruction. Yet they soon realize that the many allies they’ve gathered to battle Erawan’s hordes might not be enough to save them. Scattered across the continent and racing against time, Chaol, Manon, and…

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    Book Review: Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas

    Synopsis:Chaol Westfall has always defined himself by his unwavering loyalty, his strength, and his position as the Captain of the Guard. But all of that has changed since the glass castle shattered, since his men were slaughtered, since the King of Adarlan spared him from a killing blow, but left his body broken. His only shot at recovery lies with the legendary healers of the Torre Cesme in Antica—the stronghold of the southern continent’s mighty empire. And with war looming over Dorian and Aelin back home, their survival might lie with Chaol and Nesryn convincing its rulers to ally with them. But what they discover in Antica will change them…