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Legendary by Stephanie Garber

Legendary is the second book in the Caraval series. Please be aware that there will be spoilers from the first book here. Synopsis: A heart to protect. A debt to repay. A game to win. After being swept up in the magical world of Caraval, Donatella Dragna has finally escaped her father and saved her… Continue reading Legendary by Stephanie Garber

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Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Synopsis: Around the world, black hand prints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devilโ€™s supply of human teeth grows dangerously low. And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be… Continue reading Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

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This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Synopsis: Thereโ€™s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes or villainsโ€”and friends or enemiesโ€”with the future of their home at stake. The first of two… Continue reading This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

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Dreadnought by April Daniels

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Synopsis: Danny Tozer has a problem: she just inherited the powers of Dreadnought, the worldโ€™s greatest superhero. Until Dreadnought fell out of the sky and died right in front of her, Danny was trying to keep people from finding out sheโ€™s transgender. But before he expired, Dreadnought passed his mantle to her, and those… Continue reading Dreadnought by April Daniels

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Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Keralie Corrington may seem harmless, but she's, in fact, one of Quadara's most skilled thieves and a liar. Varin, on the other hand, is an honest, upstanding citizen of Quadara's most enlightened region, Eonia. He runs afoul of Keralie when she steals a package from him, putting his life in danger. When… Continue reading Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte

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Truthwitch by Susan Dennard

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Synopsis: In a continent on the edge of war, two witches hold its fate in their hands. Young witches Safiya and Iseult have a habit of finding trouble. After clashing with a powerful Guildmaster and his ruthless Bloodwitch bodyguard, the friends are forced to flee their home. Safi must avoid capture at all costs… Continue reading Truthwitch by Susan Dennard

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Monstress Vol 1 (#1-6): Awakening by Marjorie M. Liu

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Synopsis: Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900's Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power, a connection that will transform them… Continue reading Monstress Vol 1 (#1-6): Awakening by Marjorie M. Liu

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Caraval by Stephanie Garber

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Synopsis: Remember, itโ€™s only a gameโ€ฆ Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlettโ€™s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caravalโ€”the faraway, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the showโ€”are… Continue reading Caraval by Stephanie Garber

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Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ 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… Continue reading Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

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Shadowshaper by Daniel Josรฉ Older

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Synopsis: Sierra Santiago planned an easy summer of making art and hanging out with her friends. But then a corpse crashes their first party. Her stroke-ridden grandfather starts apologizing over and over. And when the murals in her neighborhood begin to weep tears... Well, something more sinister than the usual Brooklyn ruckus is going… Continue reading Shadowshaper by Daniel Josรฉ Older