Return to the Grishaverse with (dreamy AF) Nikolai Lantsov in Leigh Bardugo’s latest, King of Scars.
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There’s still time if you haven’t yet started Katherine Arden’s lush and fantastical series that is wrapping up with an excellent conclusion in her latest novel, The Winter of the Witch. Go ahead; we’ll wait.
Go on an adventure with Edith Pattou’s East and West.
The Dark Days Deceit is the long-awaited conclusion to Alison Goodman’s historical fantasy series about Lady Helen, who proves it's possible to be prim and proper while kicking demon butt.
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.
Seven books—and a novella collection—later, Aelin Ashryver Whitethorn Galathynius has finally come home.
April Genevieve Tucholke’s latest, The Boneless Mercies, is an atmospheric female-led reimagining of classic warrior epics.
Rebecca Schaeffer’s Not Even Bones is a gruesome read about monsters, both literal and figurative.
Erin Cashman’s Uncharted does not feature a Nolan North cameo.
The Brink of Darkness, Jeff Giles’s follow-up to The Edge of Everything, spends more time in the Lowlands, but doesn’t shake the tropey plot.
The main character of Sara Wolf’s Bring Me Their Hearts is after a prince’s heart—literally.
The dead don’t stay that way—on purpose—in Sarah Glenn Marsh’s Reign of the Fallen.
The stakes are higher than ever in Alwyn Hamilton’s Hero at the Fall.
A story that invites you to ponder what would have happened if Ariel was raised by Ursula.
Courtney Alameda’s Pitch Dark takes the horrors of humanity into deep space.
Tricia Levenseller finishes up her Daughter of the Pirate King duology with a second book that outshines the first.
Irene and Kai’s surprisingly dangerous bookish adventures continue in The Lost Plot, the fourth book in Genevieve Cogman’s The Invisible Library series.
Shadowsong, S. Jae-Jones’ sequel to Wintersong, is a shadow of its predecessor.
The sequel to Nevernight, Jay Kristoff’s Godsgrave features cutthroat action, brutal fight scenes, and character growth.
There’s no better time to revisit Hawkins, Indiana—or take your first trip to the Upside Down.
The stories in Leigh Bardugo’s The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic are both familiar and fresh.
Elly Blake’s Frostblood Saga continues—both the storyline and the too-familiar fantasy feeling—with Fireblood.
Sarah J. Maas’s Tower of Dawn, the sixth book in the Throne of Glass series, follows Chaol and Nesryn on an adventure across the ocean—and through the human heart.
The final book in William Ritter’s Jackaby series, The Dire King, sees our heroes fighting their greatest battle yet.
Sarah Rees Brennan's In Other Lands is her best work yet: a frenzied romp through magic school, heartbreak, and growing up.
Leigh Bardugo’s Wonder Woman: Warbringer is a fantastic addition to the iconic superhero’s canon.
In her debut YA novel, Roar, Cora Carmack includes unexpected twists on the standard fantasy fare.
Carrie Anne Noble’s The Gold-Son reveals the secret, somewhat sordid, lives of Leprechauns.
Victoria Schwab’s Monsters of Verity duology wraps up in Our Dark Duet.
The first in Renée Ahdieh’s new series, Flame in the Mist, is a lush, powerful, swoony tale that incorporates aspects of both Mulan and Robin Hood while standing on its own two feet.
Meagan Spooner’s Beauty and the Beast retelling, Hunted, incorporates darker themes, but remains true to the heart of the story.
Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland’s new graphic novel, Spill Zone, is a spooky and suspenseful time.
The promising plot of Laurie Forest’s The Black Witch is overwhelmed by the book’s problematic themes.
Strange the Dreamer does not disappoint.
The rebellion continues to grow in the second book of Alwyn Hamilton’s Rebel of the Sands series, Traitor to the Throne.
In which Stephanie refrains from making nary a “walk the plank” or Jack Sparrow joke while reviewing Tricia Levenseller’s Daughter of the Pirate King.
In The Dark Days Pact, Lady Helen returns to find that even when one is spending their summer at the beach, dastardly and devious plots lurk just beneath the waves.
S. Jae-Jones weaves a lush melody of love and loss in her debut novel, Wintersong.
Elly Blake’s debut Frostblood is a familiar, but entertaining, fantasy about a gifted girl and her quest to right wrongs.
The star-crossed lovers in Jeff Giles’ The Edge of Everything face literal hell to be together.
Time—and love—make the world go ‘round in Tara Sim’s Timekeeper.
Things get heated in The Burning Page, the third book in Genevieve Cogman’s The Invisible Library series.
Step right up!
Maria Dahvana Headley’s Aerie revisits the fascinating sky world and sassy main character introduced in Magonia.
Sarah Porter brings the magic of a Russian folk tale to modern Brooklyn in Vassa in the Night.
The second book in Genevieve Cogman’s Invisible Library series, The Masked City, turns the tired “damsel in distress” trope on its head.
Empire of Storms, the fifth book in Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series, finds our heroes making deals and calling in favors with the hopes of overcoming evil.
Get to know more about 926 Augur Lane’s resident specter—and the evil that lurks in the shadows of New Fiddleham—in Ghostly Echoes, the third book in William Ritter’s Jackaby series.
J.P. Romney’s The Monster on the Road is Me mixes ancient Japanese magic with modern life.
Jay Kristoff’s Nevernight is a brutal but beautiful read. And you might even laugh a time or three.
Debutantes, dances, and demons, oh my! In The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman, Lady Helen will never forget her first Season.
Enemies become allies in the first book in Victoria Schwab’s new The Monsters of Verity duology, This Savage Song.
Go on an adventure through alternate universes to procure obscure books in Genevieve Cogman’s The Invisible Library.
The rebel forces in Queen of Shadows, the fourth book in Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series, make some serious progress—and some unfortunate discoveries.
Celaena Sardothian returns to her ancestral roots in Heir of Fire, the third book in Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series.
Crown of Midnight, the second novel in Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series, offers some major revelations.
The first book in Sarah J. Maas’s Throne of Glass series introduces Celaena Sardothian—one of the most badass lady assassins to ever grace the page—to the YA world.
Alwyn Hamilton’s debut novel, Rebel of the Sands, mixes Arabian nights with Wild West days (and superpowered afternoons).
Mary Weber’s Storm Siren trilogy draws to an exciting close in Siren’s Song.
A badass heroine is on a quest to avenge her family in Michelle Modesto's western-meets-paranormal debut, Revenge and the Wild.
The princess in C.J. Redwine’s The Shadow Queen needs no prince to save her, thank you very much.
We’re all made out of ticky-tacky, and we all look just the same.
Abigail Rook and R.F. Jackaby are back on the case in William Ritter’s Beastly Bones, a no-less delightful follow-up to his debut novel, Jackaby.
Mercedes Lackey’s new novel, Hunter, aims to be the next great dystopia, but ends up feeling more like the product of a formula.
Fly away with Magonia, Maria Dahvana Headley’s novel that mixes mysterious illness with magical realism.
Have you ever wondered what Dean Winchester might be like if he'd been born a girl? Then Eva Darrows’ The Awesome might be for you.
Blood might be thicker than water, but as the charming heroines of Jessica Day George's Silver in the Blood find out, that might not be such a good thing...
Siren’s Fury, the second book in Mary Weber’s Storm Siren trilogy, highlights the inner turmoil that happens when you lose something you never thought you’d miss.
Naomi Novik’s Uprooted is a new fairy tale that feels ancient in the best of ways.
Check it and see - Through Fire and Sea by Nicole Luiken is a fantasy worth taking a chance on.
The battle between vampires and werewolves began long before Twilight was a glimmer in Stephenie Meyer’s subconscious.
Courtney Alameda’s debut novel Shutter is a delightful read featuring a badass lady, unsanctioned romance … and vicious and disgusting paranormal creatures.
The second novel in Samantha Shannon’s The Bone Season series shifts its focus to London and the shady humans that live there (but, thankfully, still features super hot extradimensional creatures).
The second book in the Dispossessed series—The Lovely and the Lost—falls prey to a bit of Bridge Book Blues, but is entertaining nonetheless.
Spend an hour and a half watching Jeremy Renner wearing tight leather and wielding a ranged weapon? Don’t mind if I do.
If you like your consulting detectives with floppy hair and their partners with a sassy attitude, then William Ritter’s debut novel Jackaby is for you.
Although it sounds like it should be, Samantha Shannon’s debut novel The Bone Season is not a Jeffrey Deaver book starring Lincoln Rhyme.
Laini Taylor's phenomenal Daughter of Smoke & Bone series wraps up with Dreams of Gods & Monsters.
Laini Taylor's Days of Blood & Starlight is a beyond worthy sequel to the amazeballs Daughter of Smoke & Bone.
Carol Goodman’s Blythewood is reminiscent of both Harry Potter and The Diviners, but in a way that doesn’t distract from the entertaining story within.
Melissa de la Cruz and Michael Johnston mix a lot of ideas into Frozen, the first in their co-authored Heart of Dread series, but the mix packs a punch.
Author Bryce Moore talks about drawing inspiration from folkore not commonly found in YA.
Aprilynne Pike's Wings series continues with Spells, delving further into faerie lore. Plus: trolls!
Jenny wouldn't turn down The House of Night Series by P.C. and Kristin Cast (or the array of hot guys she picked in Casting Call).
Jenny wasn't completely captivated (sorry) by Carrie Jones' Captivate (a Need book), but it nicely sets up the next installment.
Posh explains why she can only be pity friends with Maggie Stiefvater's Shiver.
Jenny reviews the Blue Bloods Series by Melissa de la Cruz, which is about vampires who used to be angels and are now hormonal society kids.
Jenny's lovefest for Claudia Gray continues with Hourglass (an Evernight book).
Jenny reviews Stargazer by Claudia Gray, the second installment of the exponentially more awesome Evernight Series.
Have a thoroughly enjoyable tryst with The Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare.