As She Ascends, the second book in Jodi Meadows’s Fallen Isles trilogy, sees our heroes on the run, from problems both external and internal.
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The first in Jodi Meadow’s Fallen Isles trilogy, Before She Ignites, only smolders, but the promise of ignition is there.
There isn’t a wardrobe in Genevieve Cogman’s The Mortal Word, the fifth book in her Invisible Library series, but there is a murder, and—as you'd expect—a lot of book love.
Irene and Kai’s surprisingly dangerous bookish adventures continue in The Lost Plot, the fourth book in Genevieve Cogman’s The Invisible Library series.
Debi Gliori explores dragons as a metaphor for depression in Night Shift, a picture book aimed at teens and adults.
Daine and Numair fight foes and feelings in Tamora Pierce’s The Realms of the Gods, the final book in The Immortals quartet.
Daine must pretend to play nice with a guy she’s preeetty sure is a megalomaniac murderer in Emperor Mage, the third installment of The Immortals series.
Daine and Numair find themselves part of the pack as they uncover a treasonous plot in Tamora Pierce’s Wolf-Speaker.
Swan dive back into the magical world of Tortall in Wild Magic, the first book of Tamora Pierce’s second series.
Things get heated in The Burning Page, the third book in Genevieve Cogman’s The Invisible Library series.
Get to know the Queen of Hearts when she was a young woman with hopes and dreams—before she became obsessed with chopping off heads—in Marissa Meyer’s Heartless.
The second book in Genevieve Cogman’s Invisible Library series, The Masked City, turns the tired “damsel in distress” trope on its head.
Cinda Williams Chima’s Flamecaster expands her Seven Realms world into an engaging new generation of characters.
The princess in C.J. Redwine’s The Shadow Queen needs no prince to save her, thank you very much.
The second and third books in the Scorched trilogy, Shattered and Smoked, move the plot along, but never quite rise to dragon levels of excitement. (And dragon levels should be pretty darn high.)
Seraphina, everyone's favorite half-dragon-half-human, is back in Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman!
Check it and see - Through Fire and Sea by Nicole Luiken is a fantasy worth taking a chance on.
Melissa Grey’s debut novel, The Girl at Midnight, is a delightful modern fantasy featuring feathered beings who live under NYC and thieves who have hearts of gold.
Get swept away with Seraphina by Rachel Hartman, where dragons and people mingle with great dislike.
Mandy C. spends time with the "family-oriented retelling" that launched a thousand Merthur shippers.
What should have been an exciting fantasy (dragons! Prague! Illicit magic!) suffered from excessive world-building at the expense of plot and character.
Mandy C. goes to Dragon Camp and learns the ways of the Slayers in the first two books in C.J. Hill’s fantasy series.
Mandy C. would be totally on board having a dragon as a companion, but wouldn't really appreciate the kidnapping or torture that might come as a result.
In the Game of Thrones, you win or you die! Or you get shipped in a box, via Myr FedEx.
Ready for season 3 of HBO's Game of Thrones? Never watched it before (or read the books) and wonder what the hell you're getting into? Here is our quick and easy (ha ha), down 'n dirty guide to just who is who in Westeros and beyond. No spoilers for any Season 3 events!
Erin reviews George R.R. Martin's A Game of Thrones, a classic coming-of-age novel about sibling rivalry, crappy vacations and losing your virginity.
Forever Young Adult presents: a book review of Vanish, a Firelight novel by Sophie Jordan
Megan reviews Eon (aka Eon: Dragoneye Reborn and The Two Pearls of Wisdom) by Alison Goodman, in which a girl infiltrates the He-Man Woman Haters Club of dragon study.
Megan reviews The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley, in which the heroine slays dragons for kicks.
Jenny reviews Firelight, the first book in Sophie Jordan's dragon romance series, which is a bit too teen angsty for her.