The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow – Review

The Ten Thousand Doors of JanuaryThe Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow 

In the early 1900s, a young woman searches for her place in the world and the mystery behind a magical door in this captivating debut.

In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored, and utterly out of place. Continue reading

Seafire: Seafire #1 by Natalie C. Parker – Review

Seafire (Seafire, #1)Seafire: Seafire #1 by Natalie C. Parker – publication date August 28th, 2018 by Razorbill and is a young adult fantasy novel. After her family is killed by corrupt warlord Aric Athair and his bloodthirsty army of Bullets, Caledonia Styx is left to chart her own course on the dangerous and deadly seas. She captains her ship, the Mors Navis, with a crew of girls and women just like her, whose lives have been turned upside down by Aric and his men. The crew has one misson: stay alive, and take down Aric’s armed and armored fleet. Continue reading

Unbreakable: Unblemished #3 by Sara Ella – Review

35481822Unbreakable: Unblemished #3 by Sara Ella was published May 2018 by Thomas Nelson and is a young adult romance fantasy novel. Eliyana Ember is stranded in a foreign country in the Third Reflection with no passport, the inability to mirror walk, and zero clues where the nearest Thresholds back into the Fourth or Second might lie. Her mind is a haze, her memories vague. She knows a wormhole from the Fourth sent her here. She remembers her mom and baby brother Evan. Makai and Stormy and Joshua . . . Continue reading

By a Charm and a Curse by Jaime Questell – Review

By a Charm and a CurseBy a Charm and a Curse by Jaime Questell has an expected publication date of February 6th, 2018 by Entangled Publishing and is a young adult fantasy novel. Synopsis: Le Grand’s Carnival Fantastic isn’t like other traveling circuses. It’s bound by a charm, held together by a centuries-old curse, that protects its members from ever growing older or getting hurt. Emmaline King is drawn to the circus like a moth to a flame…and unwittingly recruited into its folds by a mysterious teen boy whose kiss is as cold as ice. Forced to travel through Texas as the new Girl in the Box, Emmaline is completely trapped. Breaking the curse seems like her only chance at freedom, but with no curse, there’s no charm, either—dooming everyone who calls the Carnival Fantastic home. Including the boy she’s afraid she’s falling for. Everything—including his life—could end with just one kiss. Continue reading