A Promise of Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles, #1) By Amanda Bouchet

Having exhausted my weekly batch of library books, I had to make a mad dash to pick up some books an hour before work. I browsed a few shelves and discovered A Promise of Fire book 1 of The Kingmaker Chronicles series by Amanda Bouchet. The awesome cover immediately caught my eye. There was no way I was going to pass up this book. A Promise of Fire is the debut Novel by author Amanda Bouchet, a refreshing fantasy with a bit of mythology mixed in. Amanda Bouchet puts a fantastical twist on the term kingmaker. Read More …

The Vanishing Girl (The Vanishing Girl #1) by Laura Thalassa

Title: The Vanishing Girl (The Vanishing Girl #1) Author: Laura Thalassa Published: March 15th2014 Length: 338 pgs Genre: Fantasy, Thriller, Romance Publisher: Lavabrook Publishing Group The Vanishing Girl is the fourth book I’ve read from YA Author Laura Thalassa. I completely inhaled Thalassa’s Fallen World Series. I was happy to read more of her work. Read More …

Kill the Farm Boy (Tales of Pell #1) by Delilah S. Dawson & Kevin Hearne

Kill the Farm Boy is a Parody of classic fairytales and today’s popular fantasy, striving to achieve the highest level of ridiculousness possible. It pokes fun at current topics going on in the world today, such as our current leadership, and the postal service. Kill the Farm Boy will twist your expectations into pretzels. You’ll meet many characters you recognize, but the book achieves originality by taking these characters and situations that are well known and twisting them until you say… Read More …

The Wrath & the Dawn (The Wrath & the Dawn #1) By Renee Ahdieh

This review includes spoilers!!!

Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have her executed at sunrise. So it is a suspicious surprise when sixteen-year-old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid. But she does so with a clever plan to stay alive and exact revenge on the Caliph for the murder of her best friend and countless other girls. Shazi’s wit and will, indeed, get her through to the dawn that no others have seen, but with a catch . . . she’s falling in love with the very boy who killed her dearest friend. Read More …

The Crown’s Game (The Crown’s Game #1) By Evelyn Skye

The Crowns Game is a wonderfully executed work of literary art. Set in 18th century Russia and loosely based on the life of the ruling Tsar of that time, The Crowns Game is an engaging YA Historical fantasy romance. Author Skye’s words will enchant you, and pull on your heartstrings. A wondrously imagined tale… of love, magic, and duty, the author takes readers on an enchanting tour of Russia. When I think of Russia I envisioned a cold grey snowbound land but Skye paints a transfixing and vibrant picture of a beautiful country. Her descriptive talents transform Russia into a magical land, showcasing some of Russia’s most beautiful attributes. Laced with artfully imagined scenes of magical splendor you will be enchanted until the last page. Read More …